QT cross-platform problems in my Rev scripts.
soapdog at mac.com
Thu Oct 19 10:24:47 CDT 2006
on any of the quicktime players, press CMD+I or go for the menu "show
movie info" under the window menu. This will display the codecs used
for the movie. Try reencoding your movie with a codec that you know
both machines have such as Mpeg-3.
On Oct 19, 2006, at 1:20 PM, Francis Nugent Dixon wrote:
> Hi from Paris,
> I used Quicktime Pro on my Mac to slice up a .avi file into
> several .mov files (apparently the only option). In my Rev stack,
> my player script worked a treat, and played the .mov files (and
> also the original .avi files). Then I ran my .rev stack on the PC
> (StackRunner), and the files wouldn't play. Mark Schonewille (off-
> forum) suggested that I was missing a codec, which is quite a
> logical suggestion, but for a .mov file created by Quicktime
> (although Mac) itself, I was curious. So I first tried opening
> the .mov file on my PC, by launching Quicktime (I don't have the
> Pro version on my PC), isolating the problem from my Rev script.
> Surprise, although it displays the window, and plays the audio
> track, the video track is not displayed. So it is not a Rev
> problem, but a QT problem. I have the latest iTunes/Quicktime on my
> XP PC, so why can't I read .mov files created by QT itself ? I
> realize that this is not a Rev problem, but perhaps other users
> have come across this cross-platform QT problem which prevents Rev
> "Play Video" scripts from running correctly.
> "Nothing should ever be done for the first time !"
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