Halo 3 trailer in .wmv format on mac?

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  1. Josias macrumors 68000

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    How can I play this movie on an Intel Based Mac?:confused:
     
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    Answered - you can still get Windows Media Player 9 for Mac. It's not Universal Binary though, but neither is Flip4Mac officially yet either.
     
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    Thanks y'all, I am currently downloading the trailer in QT format, but as you all suggested, I tried flip4mac and WMP, but neither worked. VLC wouldn't play it (I have the newest version), and though I didn't try Mplayer, I still chose to download the QT file, which is 150 MB instead of 50 MB for the WMP format.:(
     
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    VLC is not universal for whatever reason.

    There is an Intel native version, but they still offer a PowerPC version separate.

    It would be universal if it ran on both PowerPC and Intel Macs seamlessly.
     
  8. Josias thread starter macrumors 68000

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    I now have the QT version, no problems in either QT or VLC, but when I put the movie in teh folder "Movies", it doesn't display in FrontRow under "Movies". What do I do?:confused:
     
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    Sorry for bumping, but I would really like to know how I can get the movie to show in FrontRow.:confused:
     
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    I dropped it into my Movies folder and Front Row picked it up and plays it without any problems :confused:
     
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    I found a solution for playing .wmv files on Intel Macs (despite the Flip4Mac beta): iSquint can convert .vmw files to .mp4!:D
     

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