Quicktime on PC stuttering during Video displays

Peter Bogdanoff bogdanoff at me.com
Tue Jul 31 00:10:58 CEST 2018

Hi Francis,

Is it Windows 10 that you’re having trouble playing video on?

Apple stopped supporting QT with that version and the latest version of QT won’t work on Windows 10. However, a previous version should install and work. I happen to have it:

http://artsinteractive-products.s3.amazonaws.com/MITA/QuickTimeInstaller.exe <http://artsinteractive-products.s3.amazonaws.com/MITA/QuickTimeInstaller.exe>

“dontuseQT” otherwise won’t help you.


> On Jul 30, 2018, at 1:06 PM, Francis Nugent Dixon via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Hi from Beautiful Brittany,
> Running LiveCode 5.5 on my Macs for many years with several
> very successful conversions to a PC platform (Windows 7)
> Apart  from some field parameters and choice of "more PC"
> oriented character sets, I could convert in no time. Happy Bunny ! 
> However, some of my Apple Livecode stacks use Quicktime to play
> my audio and video tracks. For MP3, Happy Bunny once more ! 
> With .MP4 (et alia), I get glitches during replay.
> I've seen warnings about Quicktime on PC but I ignored them as my
> video use was very limited. I put the problem on the back-burner.
> Recently I use much more video, and have to solve the problem.
> Google searches invited me to use VLC or KMPlayer.
> What modifications must I apply to choose a good solution ?
> LiveCode Help on the internet is obtuse !
> Does using the "dontuseQT" command solve this problem (sounds far
> too easy, even for LiveCode ….. !)
> I hope that  my LiveCode status of 5.5 (can't afford LiveCode updates)
> is not going to restrict me in any way.
> I have a feeling that Klaus could help me out here ! (thanks for the music)
> Thanks for any help
> -Francis
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