perian alternative for mountain lion?

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by UKBeast, Aug 16, 2012.

  1. UKBeast macrumors 6502

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    I want to play x264 1080p mkv or avi files with h264 hardware acceleration on so I need perian to run it through quicktime but the version we have now is buggy, any alternative for that ?
     
  2. SlCKB0Y, Aug 16, 2012
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    SlCKB0Y macrumors 68040

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    #2
    Alternative? Yea, don't use quicktime...

    The best: http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/mplayerx/id421131143?mt=12

    Or wait for Perian to take off as an opensource project...
     
  3. JohnDoe98 macrumors 68020

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    You can convert the files. Mkv is just a container so with the right software, like Quick Time 7 Pro for example, you can fix mkv files in seconds. For avi you might need to re-encode them. I know MplayerX will play just about everything but I don't know if it has hardware acceleration built in.
     
  4. Verloc macrumors member

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    Movist (look on the App Store) can use hardware acceleration.
     

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