AW: Quicktime problems on windows

Tiemo Hollmann TB toolbook at kestner.de
Wed Oct 10 11:42:59 CDT 2012


Hi Klaus,

ok there is no 64Bit version of QT, but a 32Bit version should - and it does
in most cases - run on 64Bit systems, but just not always :(
Don't make me afraid with the days of QT are counted! I don't like to think
about changing the video standard. :(
Tiemo

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> Von: use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com [mailto:use-livecode-
> bounces at lists.runrev.com] Im Auftrag von Klaus on-rev
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 10. Oktober 2012 18:15
> An: How to use LiveCode
> Betreff: Re: Quicktime problems on windows
> 
> Hi Tiemo,
> 
> Am 10.10.2012 um 17:57 schrieb "Tiemo Hollmann TB" <toolbook at kestner.de>:
> 
> > Hi,
> >
> > from time to time I have customers who have problems with playing my
> > QT videos in my LC program on windows machines. The video window just
> > stays black, or gets half transparent or other of these kind of weird
> phenomena's.
> > In almost all cases I could solve the problems by uninstalling and
> > reinstalling quicktime. Sometimes it had to be done up to three times
> > (yes, with admin users, newest driver of the graphic adapter, etc.)
> > until quicktime was ready to work on a windows machine. In some cases
> > even the hardware acceleration of the graphic adapter had to be switched
> off.
> >
> > Now I had a customer with a 3 month brand new computer W7,64Bit, where
> > everything failed until the customer found out by incident to start my
> > LC
> > 4.6 program in XP compatibility mode, which was the only way to get
> > quicktime with LC to life.
> >
> > Do you have other hints and tricks, what to look for with QT problems
> > on windows and do you have any idea what could cause QT to run, when
> > LC runs in XP mode?
> >
> > Thanks for sharing your experiences
> 
> I'm afraid you cannot do much about this! :-/
> 
> Problem 1: There is no 64bit Quicktime for Windows!
> Problem 2: The days of Quicktime for Windows are definitively counted***,
> so I doubt there will ever be a 64bit version!
> 
> ***As I already wrote a couple of times here, I read in the "Read Me" of
> the latest iTunes for Windows:
> ...
> Hint: iTunes does not install nor need Quicktime anymore!
> ...
> Ouch!
> 
> So it is more than time for RunRev to find/develop/implement another
> multimedia playback engine for crossplatform compatibility in the near
> future!
> 
> > Tiemo
> 
> Best
> 
> Klaus
> 
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> klaus at major.on-rev.com
> 
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