preview image issues

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by joeplaza14, Jun 12, 2010.

  1. joeplaza14 macrumors newbie

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  2. BlueRevolution macrumors 603

    BlueRevolution

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    #2
    They probably use different codecs. QuickTime (responsible for rendering the previews) can read one of them but not the other.
     
  3. aslocum macrumors newbie

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    .avi is just a container format and can contain many different video and sound codecs, like divx, xvid, h.264 and even ogg and some others.
    so for some quicktime can render a preview and for some not
     

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