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    Viewing movies in .avi format?

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    Viewing movies in .avi format?
    I am trying to view a .avi movie and it says that I need to download some 3rd party quicktime components which components do i need exactly? Also if i were to use Flip4Mac to view it would I be able to?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tk26
    I am trying to view a .avi movie and it says that I need to download some 3rd party quicktime components which components do i need exactly? Also if i were to use Flip4Mac to view it would I be able to?

    not sure about flip4mac; i downloaded vlc video player off of versiontracker last night to view an .avi file. it worked perfectly.

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    You'll need some codecs. Try 3ivx and Xvid.

    Drop the components into your application support > Quicktime folder.
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    ok thx well i will try VLC video player. Another question my mac 30-day trial of Office 2004 just expired and I was wondering if there was a program like excel that comes with the mac. Thx

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    VLC player played my .avi files without installing any codecs...

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    ya same VLC played my .avi movie but I think yogi was saying that I would need to install the codes if i want to play .avi in quicktime

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    Quote Originally Posted by tk26
    ya same VLC played my .avi movie but I think yogi was saying that I would need to install the codes if i want to play .avi in quicktime

    what's the best place to download VLC player?Can you give me a link?

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