quicktime/dock problem

Discussion in 'macOS' started by VeganBryan, Mar 25, 2006.

  1. VeganBryan macrumors member

    Jan 25, 2006
    seems like whenever i minimize a quicktime movie into the dock, it will not come back out. what gives? how can i fix this?
  2. p0intblank macrumors 68030

    Sep 20, 2005
    New Jersey
    I have the same exact problem! And it's been like that for the longest time now... the only way I can get the video back on my screen is if I select it from the Window menu.

    I'm glad it's not only me. :eek:
  3. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

    Apr 3, 2004
    Adelaide, Australia
    Do you have an old DivX codec installed? Maybe get the latest version. :)
  4. calebjohnston macrumors 68000


    Jan 24, 2006
    I don't get that with quicktime, but I do get it with the dvd player and dvd's... but I guess that's because (I think) the disc stops when you minimize it.
  5. VeganBryan thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 25, 2006
    it's not free anymore?
  6. VeganBryan thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 25, 2006
    hey, installing the latest version of divx did actually fix the problem! but why?
  7. tag macrumors 6502a


    Apr 29, 2005
    PA, US
    The codec itself is free, its just the other converter software that gets installed with it isn't. So if you install the trial, the codec will keep on working for you even when the software expires.

    I assume its because the older divx codec, while it did work with Tiger, wasn't fully up to date for it, and in turn gave a number of bugs when ran in Tiger. Version 6 though is fully Tiger compliant.

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