how to play WMV videos on Windows

Ralf Bitter rabit at
Sat Mar 23 13:37:28 EDT 2013

Thanks, Klaus. Indeed, it doesn't help, but good to know anyway.

In the end, as a precaution, I will refuse any job in case video
is involved (iOS excluded).


On 23.03.2013, at 17:14, Klaus on-rev <klaus at> wrote:

> Hi Ralf,
> Am 23.03.2013 um 16:46 schrieb Ralf Bitter <rabit at>:
>> Thanks Colin. Actually I asked for a recipe on how to play WMV videos
>> on Windows systems with QuickTime installed because of bad playback
>> performance of HD quality QuickTime movies. So, if WMV would have worked
>> using WMV would have been sort of a compromise. Claude's suggestion is
>> a solution, so I can happily set WMV aside as all my footage is MP4 AVC
>> anyway. Should have asked for a recipe on how to play high quality video
>> on windows with QuickTime installed.
>> Anyhow, I find the player object pretty frustrating and one should not
>> have to use Flash and revBrowser for a simple thing like playing video.
> this won't help, but even on a Mac the QuickTime player object is rather disappointing!
> Play a 640*360pixel video fullscreen (on a 24" monitor at 1920*1200) with 
> QuickTime Player and you get very smooth playback, do same in Livecode
> and you get choppy playback, no fun!
>> Thanks
>> Ralf
> Best
> Klaus
> --
> Klaus Major
> klaus at

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