Can't find MPEG2 Component on FCPS DVD

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by scouser75, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. scouser75 macrumors 6502a

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    Guys, I need to re-install the MPEG2 Component from the Final Cut Studio DVD.

    But I just can't seem to find the PKG installer.

    I've gone to the Finder's Go menu - Go To Folde and entered /Volumes/Final Cut Studio/Installer/Packages/ BUT I get "the folder can't be found message.

    What, if anything, am I doing wrong?
     
  2. cgbier macrumors 6502a

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    Isn't that part of the Quicktime Pro package? Look in there.
     
  3. scouser75 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Thanks cgbier. How would I look in the QT Pro package?
     
  4. MisterMe macrumors G4

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    No. If Quicktime Pro is your only paid video editor, then the MPEG2 Playback Component is a separate purchase and download.
     
  5. spacepower7 macrumors 68000

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    There's an app called Pacifist that let's you examine install packages and extract individual components or installers.
     
  6. initialsBB macrumors 6502a

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    I think the MPEG2 component is part of the DVD Studio Pro installer, maybe also Compressor.
     
  7. spacepower7 macrumors 68000

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    Yes, with FCPS, you get the the mpeg2 codec and QuickTime automatically registers as QuickTime Pro.

    Pacifist is the easiest way to just grab the mpeg2 component and install it.
     

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