How to use Rev with Media Player - anyone got a guide?
klaus at major-k.de
Mon Oct 27 05:33:34 EST 2003
> Hi again,
> First, I want to thank you for your replies. I'm sure there are others,
> active or lurking, that can benefit.
I hope so, since it IS a bit complicated...
> Please forgive cheeky comments, just
> humor my less-than-bright understanding.
See below :) *
>>> I assume they should also play
>>> back on WMP in Windows on a PC.
>> I doubt ;-)
>>> I understand codecs when they come into
>>> play, but I don't understand why a file type created by QT can't be
>>> by any other player on any other machine which can recognize it.
>> It can, see below...
> Well, see, that's confusing poor ole Ken here.
Sorry, grandpa :-)
> You said you doubt before,
> then you say it can. Tsk, tsk, what to believe ;-)
As you can see, not only women are shilly-shally sometimes :-D
(I was referring to special QT codecs...)
>>> Does MP come with a 'Pro' version like QT Pro which will allow
>> Sorry, no idea...
>> I do all of the multimedia stuff/editing on my mac :-)
> Yep, me too. Having problems, though.
Thats no guarantee, for sure...
>> AIFF with NO compression...*
>> WAV with NO compression...*
>> AU with µlaw 2.1 compression...*
>> (Important: 44.1, 22.05 or 11.025 khz sample-rate, 8 or 16 bit
>> AVI compression: Cinepak (low quality, but compatible)*
>> DivX (if you installed the macversion of DivX)
>> MPG (only playback supported QT)*
> AFAIK, you can create a MPEG4 sound and/or video file with QT, but if a
> sound MP4, I think it uses a movie sound track device, which would
> bring in
> the QT-spec codecs. Not sure, though. I have a couple I made with
> try a playback with MediaPlayer.
Although MPEG4 is an industry-standard, the MS implemtation is NOT.
WMA and other MS "streaming" formats are the MS-version of MP4...
Good luck when testing ;-)
>> * Will also work on *NIX!
> Cool..I didn't know that. Thanks again.
>> Chances are very good (NO guarantees!) that these formats can be
>> win WITHOUT QT...
> Yep, see, that's what I thought, too. I have a little recorder I made
> Rev. Let me sing into Rev to create a MP4 and send it as voicemail to a
> friend with Windows...see what happens
You sing and send voicemails with it to friends???
Must be GOOD friends, i think ;-) *
>>> And further, how do we ensure that
>>> the user won't have to go to extraordinary lengths, i.e., outside of
>>> using a reasonably recent OS, to display media content?
>> I would be a rich man, if i could answer this question ;-)
> In that case, I hope you can. My van is too slow, you could buy me a
> Lamborghini ;->
I, personally, would prefer a Mercedes SL 8-)
>> Check this page for further info about bundling QT with your app...
> Thanks. Doggone Apple won't license to bundle anything less than QT6,
Its just annoying, but still free...
> Ken N.
klaus at major-k.de
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