How does Front Row know what size of trailer to download?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Borjan, May 8, 2008.

  1. Borjan macrumors regular

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    Hi there.

    Just a quick question. I know from Apple's own website that there are multiple version of movie trailers, SD and HD for example.

    When I watch them on my iBook from the trailer menu in Front Row, I'm pretty sure I'm watching the SD version...

    But say if I were to do it on a MBP, would Front Row autodetect that the machine can handle HD video, and get that version instead?
     
  2. crees! macrumors 68000

    crees!

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    I believe it's QuickTime that determines your connection speed and then delivers the optimal size for your connection.
     
  3. Icaras macrumors 603

    Icaras

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    Yea I was wondering the same thing. I was wondering if there is any way to set Front row to prioritize HD content if there are any, because all I'm seeing are SD trailers. :(

    Oh well, at least they load pretty damned fast.
     
  4. Nadav macrumors regular

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    I was also wondering the same thing. Is there a way to change the settings of Front Row to always load the highest quality trailer possible?
     

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