Divx solution for Tiger users needed

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Peter Griffin, Sep 15, 2005.

  1. Peter Griffin macrumors regular

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    Apparently the current Divx does not support 10.4 so I was wondering if anyone on here has a solution to this. I would like to view .avi files.
     
  2. Chaszmyr macrumors 601

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    I don't think i've viewed a DivX since I got 10.4, but have you tried using mplayer?
     
  3. risc macrumors 68030

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    The DivX codec works fine with QuickTime in Tiger, it just b0rks the menu and adds an extra help.
     
  4. Diatribe macrumors 601

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  5. TBi macrumors 68030

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    I use VLC but i haven't had a problem watching DiVX's on Tiger. Why use quicktime? Unless you paid for it and REALLY like it :)
     
  6. risc macrumors 68030

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    EXCELLENT THANKS!
     
  7. Peter Griffin thread starter macrumors regular

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    Thanks for the link Diatribe. Just one question, after I installed it there doesn't seem to be an icon for the program. Is this an add-on for quicktime? How can I uninstall it if I choose to in the future? There only seems to be a folder with two documents in it.
     
  8. kewpid macrumors regular

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    Remove "/Library/QuickTime/DivX Fusion Decoder.component"
     
  9. Peter Griffin thread starter macrumors regular

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    Thanks kewpid
     
  10. MisterMe macrumors G4

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    It is incredibly annoying to click on a direct link download without warning. In the future, link to the download page and allow the user to decide whether or not to download the file.
     
  11. Diatribe macrumors 601

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    Whatever. ;)
     
  12. Diatribe macrumors 601

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    Yes, it is an add-on to Quicktime. Works perfectly. :)
     

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