More & More Movie Difficulties

Mike Brown mike at
Tue Jul 9 14:07:01 EDT 2002

Troy, on a Windows OS machine it would most likely use Windows Media Player.
I'm not sure though - somebody at Rev could better answer that question.
You can test the theory by implementing the script in a MetaCard stack and
playing back on a Win OS PC without QuickTime Installed.  I created several
presentations this way.
> On Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at 02:37  PM, Mike Brown wrote:
>> Unless I am misunderstanding the Rev documentation, it states an .avi
>> file
>> can be imported and played using the play command in the following
>> script:
>> on mouseup
>> play videoclip "moviename.avi"
>> end mouseup
>> This does not use the QuickTime player.  Metacard also has this ability.
> Mike, I'm curious... how do you know that last statement to be the fact?
> If it is not using the QT engine, what is it using?
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