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Re: [videoblogging] MPEG4 not Supported

By Lucas Gonze | Lucas Gonze <lgonze@...> | lucas_gonze
August 7, 2004 | Post #595 | Topic #567

On Sat, 7 Aug 2004, Adrian Miles wrote: > > On 07/08/2004, at 10:51 AM, Lucas Gonze wrote: > >> The quicktime plugin on your machine isn't grabbing the URL, but the >> quicktime application *is*. The quicktime plugin can see the mov as >> the >> bytes come down, but the quicktime application doesn't even know the >> mp4 >> is there until all the bytes are downloaded. ...this is because of the >> way that browsers interact with helper applications. > > you sure about this Lucas? if the movie is quick start and the plug in > knows about it then it should be able to show before it is all > downloaded. Shouldn't it? Yup. I'm only talking about the situation where the file is being viewed by the application rather than the plugin. :) In that case you need a playlist. -L > > perhaps you need to check the local mime settings (inside the QT > configuration panel) so that mpeg4 goes to QT. From there it ought to > be up to what the embed tag or movie settings are, but if it isn't > quickstart then all data has to arrive whether in player or plug in. > >> >> The quick fix is to make a playlist and put in it nothing but the url >> of >> the mp4 file. >> >> > > cheers > Adrian Miles > ................................................................. > hypertext.rmit || hypertext.rmit.edu.au/adrian > interactive networked video || hypertext.rmit.edu.au/vog > research blog || hypertext.rmit.edu.au/vog/vlog/ > > > > > > Yahoo! Groups Links > > > > >