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    justin1083
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    quicktime playing avi files?
    hey all, when i download an avi file the quicktime icon appears so i assumed it could play this file type, but when i try to play them it says i need a plugin or something, but it doesn't seem to have it on the qt website. is there something i'm missing? how do you play avi files with quicktime? thanks!

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    quicktime playing avi files?

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    Download divx which should install the codecs you need. If not then use VLC Player
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    quicktime playing avi files?
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    you might also try 3ivx.com, click download, or just read the info. I recommend mplayer if you can't get it to work correctly in quicktime.

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