displaying movies in Rev

Mike Brown mike at cyber-ny.com
Wed Jul 3 11:26:01 EDT 2002


Hi Klaus,
> With QT you will have excellent playback in RR and
> lots of possibilities to control the movie (more than a simple start and
> stop...)

I agree with you QT is the best but unfortunately is not widely supported
within the Win OS world.  I need a fairly dependable format for a
presentation distributed to Win users.

I will ask around and see if QT is pre-installed with XP OS...

Thanks,
Mike



> From: Klaus Major <k_major at osnabrueck.netsurf.de>
> Reply-To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2002 18:14:50 +0200
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: Re: displaying movies in Rev
> 
> Hi Mike,
> 
>> Hi All,
>> 
>> What is the best format for displaying a video clip in Revolution on a
>> Windows system such as XP or Win 2000?
>> 
>> I have used .avi files in the past with mixed results an would like to
>> know
>> if anyone has recommendations on the best, optimized format.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Mike Brown
> 
> first there is nothing like a "best" format ;-)
> 
> It depends on the situation, hardware etc...
> 
> But in general i can say that i have the "best" results when using
> the QuickTIme format with its wonderful codecs.
> 
> Of course this demands QT to be installed on the system.
> I think it is already pre-installed on XP... Is it ?
> 
> With QT you will have excellent playback in RR and
> lots of possibilities to control the movie (more than a simple start and
> stop...)
> 
> And QT supports lots of different file-types. So you can put avi, mpg,
> swf (yes, Flash !)
> and mov into a player and it will play.
> 
> (Not to mention the sound and image formats that are supported by QT,
> but that is another story... :-)
> 
> That's why i choose QT for playback of video-footage in RR/MC.
> 
> Hope that helps...
> 
> 
> Regards
> 
> Klaus Major
> k_major at osnabrueck.netsurf.de
> 
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