ERROR: Downloaded TV Episodes do not play!

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  1. pdpfilms macrumors 68020

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    Downloaded LOST episodes will not play!

    Only a gray box is displayed, no video, no audio.

    Anyone else tried other videos from the iTMS yet?
     
  2. pdpfilms thread starter macrumors 68020

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    No, 7.0.2. Isn't that the latest version?
     
  3. eva01 macrumors 601

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    nope you need 7.0.3
     
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    You didn't read the dialog about 7.0.3 when you started iTunes 6 for the first time, apparently.
     
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    Software update is showing me no quicktime 7.0.3, and the apple support website returns no results when searching "7.0.3". How have you all downloaded it already?
     
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    7.0.3 not available

    My Software update isn't picking up 7.0.3 nor can I find it on Apple's website.
     
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    me either :confused:
     
  9. qtip919 macrumors 6502

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    Does someone have 7.0.3?

    I saw the message and assumed that Quicktime would pick up the update...This SUCKS!

    I need to watch the episode #3 of lost before tonight's episode so I can catch up!!!

    By the way, Apple rules for doing this...I cant wait to get my fav. shows on my computer...

    Cartoon network needs to jump on this bandwagon...Ive got kids, and I would love to get some shows for them to watch on the laptop...especially shows like:

    1. The backyardigans - This show is amazing if you have kids between 2-5
    2. Justice League Unlimited - best storyline in a superhero series period
    3. Go Diego Go! - Its about time they got a boy version to Dora ... Im sorry but ever since my son turned 4, Dora is not what he wants to relate to...
     
  10. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

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    We went through this in the past when Apple released support for videos and HD content using the H.264 codec. The QuickTime update should be available later this week but possibly as soon as a few hours.
     
  11. pdpfilms thread starter macrumors 68020

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    UPDATE: Quicktime 7.0.3 is available for download at quicktime.com. It's not an update but a full installer, so it looks like you dial-uppers are out of luck for a while, until they get it into software update.
     
  12. Jonx macrumors 6502

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    I downloaded for 3 or 4 hours ago, just go to quicktime section on apple website, then choose free download, you should get dmg file named "QuickTimeInstallerX" its about 32mb and need restart after installation ;)
     
  13. macstudent macrumors 6502

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    I installed quicktime 7.0.3, but I can't preview tv shows at all. They don't seem to work.
     
  14. liketom macrumors 601

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    can anyone access the iTMS ?? UK is down for video downloads and music
     
  15. Lord Blackadder macrumors G5

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    Man, you people are speedy. Already buying TV episodes just hours after the service goes live. Apple thanks you. :)
     
  16. pdpfilms thread starter macrumors 68020

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    I wouldn't have if not for the availability of Lost...
     
  17. Bear macrumors G3

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    Resolution of teh TV episodes?

    Are the TV Episodes at 640x480 or 3220x240 or some other resolution?
     
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    The Lost Episodes are 320x240, and no, there are no commercials. Each episode is roughly 200mb.
     
  20. Eevee macrumors 6502a

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    320 X 240 is kinda small. But how is the quality?
     
  21. pdpfilms thread starter macrumors 68020

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    It looks really great for the size. I'm excited to see how it looks on my new 60gb iPod...
     
  22. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

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    That's pretty much typical NTSC t.v.
     
  23. Eevee macrumors 6502a

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    That's so cool. Now I need to save some $$ to get the new iPod so I can take the videos with me :D
     
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    LOL. I was thinking the same thing, can't wait for Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon to jump in. My 4 year old is into Teen Titans now, but he still tolerates his little brother watching Diego or Dora. I would pay $2/episode just to get those shows off the Tivo.

    I hope that HBO also signs up, since they have the best shows on TV which I don't get to watch anymore unless the kids are asleep.

    Perhaps the fact that the earliest offerings are ABC/Disney and Pixar has something to do with the Disney/Pixar has something to do with the ongoing discussions between them and their relationship moving forwards.

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