.mov files in a standalone on Windows
paul at researchware.com
Sun Jan 8 17:04:15 EST 2023
Standard ISO MPEG4 is probably your best bet (.mp4), but here are the
formats supported by DirectShow by default:
On 1/8/2023 4:58 PM, jbv via use-livecode wrote:
> Thank you for the answer but this looks a bit too complicated.
> Furthermore, the standalone will run only a couple of times on
> Windows, and furthermore on a machine on which I can't install
> So I'll take another route and convert the .mov to a format
> that is compatible with windows.
> Which format is the best : mp4, avi, or... ?
> Thank you.
> Le 2023-01-08 15:46, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode a écrit :
>> Without installing 3rd party codec for DirectShow in Windows, you
>> can't play .mov media.
>> LA Filters is free and works very well with DirectShow (the media
>> player on Windows LC 9.6.8 uses). See
>> On 1/8/2023 1:53 PM, jbv via use-livecode wrote:
>>> Hi list,
>>> I am using LC 9.6.8 on Mac.
>>> I have a couple of .mov files that I want to include in a stack
>>> that will end up as a standalone running on windows.
>>> I haven't done that in years.
>>> What is the best way to proceed, to be sure that each video and
>>> its sound track will play fine on windows ?
>>> BTW are video files embedded in the stack, or are they supposed
>>> to be in an external folder ?
>>> Thank you in advance.
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