Motion Jpeg A, Lion

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Motion Jpeg A, Lion

Postby jdhardin » Wed Aug 24, 2011 8:35 pm

Hi all,

Motion Jpeg codec support (not just compression but playback as well) is officially not supported bu OS X 10.7 (Lion). Does anyone know of a workaround? VLC can play movies compressed using Motion Jpeg A in Lion, but not QuickTime Player 7 or X, or the QuickTime web plugin.

We have a large amount of data compressed into movies using this algorithm, and we're hopeful we can convince the Perian team to consider tryoing to add this.

Thanks!

Jeff Hardin
Univ. of Wisconsin

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Re: Motion Jpeg A, Lion

Postby Cam_Vfx » Sat Sep 10, 2011 10:42 pm

I ran into this same issue. It was the first time I had been disappointed in Apple. Not quite sure I understand why this needed to get dropped. Either way...I found that Handbrake for Mac was able to read the Motion JPEG QTs I had and I could convert them into another format that I could use. Not an optimal solution, but only one I could find.

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Re: Motion Jpeg A, Lion

Postby xander771 » Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:54 am

I found that Handbrake for Mac was able to read the Motion JPEG QTs I had and I could convert them into another format that I could use

thanx a lot. it's better than nothing


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