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Hi. I just bought my MacBook yesterday after being a PC owner for years.
I don't have cable and there are certain TV shows that I download and watch on my comp. On my PC I used to do this via bitcomet. I have azureus for my Mac now, and it's wonderful, however it won't play the torrent I downloaded. Quicktime opens and it says it's playing but there is no sound or picture. I already got DivX for Mac on here and that hasn't helped.
Does anyone know what I can do to get this to work because I am positive it's a good torrent. Do certain torrents only work for PCs? Is there something else I need to download in order to watch this? Any help would be much apreciated. Thank you
 
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Sounds like a video codec issue to me.

Download Flip4Mac and/or use VLC Player

A torrent is a torrent, no matter what platform you're on. I use Azureus on both my Mac and Windows systems. You could always try the the files you downloaded on another system, like your PC for example.
 
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OK neither of those are working. And I don't have my PC because I gave it to my mother who lives 4 hours away.
 
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They should play in Quicktime no problem without any codecs added. Are you sure the torrent finished downloading the entire file set?
 
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If vlc isn't playing it then I would say the file is bad. Try downloading a video that you have played on your old pc and see if it works.
 
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I agree...file must be bad
 

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