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web video playback

Feb 6, 2006
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I'd appreciate some help please.

Having problems getting web videos like this one to play


I searched the forum for "avi" and downloaded the VLC player. But in VLC when I open the URL above I get an error messages saying:
"frame (computer too slow ?)
ffmpeg: more than 5 seconds of late video -> dropping frame (computer too slow ?)"
I'm using a new Intel imac so don't understand why this would be.

Also added the Perian component to Quicktime. No joy there either. Just get the blue Q and a "?" inside it.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions on what to try next

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