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by me1004
Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:39 pm
Forum: Perian
Topic: Perian 1.2.3 Won't Play .avi-Xvids videos out of Quicktime
Replies: 7
Views: 17210

Re: Perian 1.2.3 Won't Play .avi-Xvids videos out of Quicktime

Well, thanks, I think. But that search is useless. Nearly everything in it is for Linux, and a couple for Windows. Still, I wasted my time reading the top Linux one, which said to merely type in File and then the file name. Well, I had already tried that originally -- and it does not work, just says...
by me1004
Tue Oct 18, 2011 3:05 pm
Forum: Perian
Topic: Perian 1.2.3 Won't Play .avi-Xvids videos out of Quicktime
Replies: 7
Views: 17210

Re: Perian 1.2.3 Won't Play .avi-Xvids videos out of Quicktime

Would be helpful if you could provide the actual command in Terminal, how to write the command with the file name, so I can do it myself, for future reference. Just writing File with the file name does nothing.
by me1004
Tue Oct 18, 2011 4:40 am
Forum: Perian
Topic: Perian 1.2.3 Won't Play .avi-Xvids videos out of Quicktime
Replies: 7
Views: 17210

Re: Perian 1.2.3 Won't Play .avi-Xvids videos out of Quicktime

Oh, thank you very much. Yes, that solved the problem, with that it opens in Quicktime. I don't know why it was mislabeled, but I now have to think a lot of video downloads are being mislabeled. But how were you able to tell it was an .flv file? Even in the Get Info window, the Kind of file is ident...
by me1004
Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:38 pm
Forum: Perian
Topic: Perian 1.2.3 Won't Play .avi-Xvids videos out of Quicktime
Replies: 7
Views: 17210

Perian 1.2.3 Won't Play .avi-Xvids videos out of Quicktime

With Perian 1.2.3, I am not able to open .avi videos that are Xvid (DivX). I saw the other thread (now locked -- but a fix was never offered) on this topic, and the many unanswered requests from the moderators for a sample video showing the problem. So, I'm providing a link to one video I am not abl...

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