Quicktime help

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by i-sidd, Feb 4, 2007.

  1. i-sidd macrumors 6502a

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    Guys, I have already downloaded Flip4Mac. However, I am trying to watch these HD trailers from http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/musicandvideo/hdvideo/contentshowcase.aspx
    But when I click on the link below a movie it starts downloading and asks me that if I would like to save it since its a application, so I did save it and when I clicked on the file which looks like this
    http://att.macrumors.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=67603&stc=1&d=1170638192

    When i click it gives me an error saying quicktime could not open the movie.

    what am I doing wrong? Help
     

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  2. WildCowboy Administrator/Editor

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    It has an .exe file extension, which makes OS X think that it's a Windows application and thus is unable to open it. But it's really just a zipped file. Download Stuffit Expander if you don't have it already and use that to unzip it.
     
  3. i-sidd thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I have stuffit expander. But it does not do anything. I click on the file which is on my desktop with a .exe entension and when i click on it it says movie could not be opened. i am getting really frustrated.
     
  4. clevin macrumors G3

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    im not sure if u can play those files at all, is there any other places other than M$ u can find those files with different extensions?
     
  5. WildCowboy Administrator/Editor

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    I just unzipped it just fine using Stuffit Expander 10.0.1. When I double clicked the .exe file, it said that it couldn't find an application to open the file. I picked the "Choose Application" option and selected Stuffit. It unzipped and placed a WMV file on my Desktop, which plays fine in Quicktime/Flip4Mac on my PowerBook.
     
  6. i-sidd thread starter macrumors 6502a

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