revweb and videos (quicktime and youtube)

Klaus Major klaus at major.on-rev.com
Fri Aug 7 08:07:34 EDT 2009


Hi Richard,

> Solved the first item. In other versions of Rev, it works fine to  
> set the filename of a quicktime player to something of the form,  
> "ftp://....". Doing so in a revlet will lock everything up. But when  
> I switched to "http://... ", all worked fine. Streaming begins and  
> the video plays fine.
>
> I'd still like to hear thoughts on the YouTube item, though.

videos on YOUTUBE are most of the time in FLV format, which cannot be  
displayed
"per se" with QuickTime except PERIAN is installed!

On the other hand the HQ versions  of the videos are in MP4 format  
that you can display
in a player as long as you provide the correct URL.

> Thanks.
> Richard

Best

Klaus




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