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Millenium, I'm also having trouble using any... 1,388 Views / 33 Replies  
Millenium, I'm also having trouble using any quicktime features with mp4, like chapter marks, text tracks, sprite tracks, metadata, etc. As far as I can see, QTPlayer's implementation only allows...
Posted by lucylawless, on Dec 9, 2002 at 05:08 PM, in Mac OS X
it probably depends on the codec used to create... 489 Views / 4 Replies  
it probably depends on the codec used to create the file. The only example that really works is DivX, because there are 4 different codecs for mac and who knows how many for the PC (for the purpose...
Posted by lucylawless, on Dec 7, 2002 at 04:47 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
That was the slowest and hardest fix in that... 534 Views / 10 Replies  
That was the slowest and hardest fix in that article. Did you see the part where it said to open the Terminal and type this:

cd /path/to/iPhoto/archive
cd /2002/some/image/folder
SetFile -t...
Posted by lucylawless, on Dec 7, 2002 at 04:34 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
read this... 489 Views / 4 Replies  
read this (http://nsorscher.home.attbi.com/movieFAQ).

summary: MPEGs will play in quicktime, unless they're not really MPEGs. If they're MPEG-2, you will need the $20 MPEG-2 playback component. ...
Posted by lucylawless, on Dec 7, 2002 at 02:21 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
yeah, after playing with one sample (the devil... 542 Views / 3 Replies  
yeah, after playing with one sample (the devil one) I believe the copy protection bit has been set, and since basically all multimedia programs on macos use the qt framework, and the qt framework...
Posted by lucylawless, on Dec 6, 2002 at 12:45 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I use DiskTracker, but only out of inertia. I... 322 Views / 3 Replies  
I use DiskTracker, but only out of inertia. I couldn't find any cross-platform ones the last time I looked. Which ones have you tried? I don't really care what the interface looks like since I...
Posted by lucylawless, on Dec 6, 2002 at 02:56 AM, in Applications
what do you mean unsupported? I've used it... 428 Views / 5 Replies  
what do you mean unsupported? I've used it before to go to divx, albeit on an actual crappy celeron, but I'm looking forward to the day when I can use virtual hard drive backups to avoid the pc and...
Posted by lucylawless, on Dec 6, 2002 at 02:53 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
only for windows: EO Video (www.eo-video.com) or... 428 Views / 5 Replies  
only for windows: EO Video (www.eo-video.com) or to a lesser extent TINRA
Posted by lucylawless, on Dec 5, 2002 at 10:07 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
this isn't exactly your question, but it will... 413 Views / 1 Replies  
this isn't exactly your question, but it will tell you what you need to know

http://forums.3ivx.com/cgi-bin/ikonboard/topic.cgi?forum=8&topic=120

the other alternative is DVDStudio Pro, but...
Posted by lucylawless, on Dec 5, 2002 at 06:34 PM, in Applications
http://www.google.com/webhp?q=imovie+jpeg ... 534 Views / 10 Replies  
http://www.google.com/webhp?q=imovie+jpeg

http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20020117235849675
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=41174&highlight=imovie+jpeg
Posted by lucylawless, on Dec 3, 2002 at 04:16 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
that is correct. You should know, though, that... 533 Views / 2 Replies  
that is correct. You should know, though, that at the end you'll have a mov file, not avi. There is no mac software that can combine avi files to produce a large avi file. Quicktime will let you...
Posted by lucylawless, on Dec 2, 2002 at 07:03 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
what do you mean it didn't work? Did you put it... 381 Views / 2 Replies  
what do you mean it didn't work? Did you put it in the media folder of an iMovie project, or try to import it from the menu? as far as I know, either should work, but I'm trying to help you narrow...
Posted by lucylawless, on Dec 2, 2002 at 06:49 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
WMP for mac does not play any avi files, only asf... 538 Views / 7 Replies  
WMP for mac does not play any avi files, only asf

MPlayer should play asf files now, as well as avi and everything else. it's not the best interface though
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 28, 2002 at 09:10 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
You can try MediaPipe. It's not as user-friendly... 403 Views / 6 Replies  
You can try MediaPipe. It's not as user-friendly as movie2mpeg, but it has its own support forums where you can get help with it
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 28, 2002 at 09:06 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
sorry, don't know that one 2,012 Views / 3 Replies  
sorry, don't know that one
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 27, 2002 at 10:03 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Virtual Memory eats up space on your hard drive... 345 Views / 9 Replies  
Virtual Memory eats up space on your hard drive in about 80 MB chunks. If you get more RAM this will happen less often

edit: maybe I should take that speed reading course after all...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 27, 2002 at 05:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Doesn't Stuffit have a Windows version? 667 Views / 7 Replies  
Doesn't Stuffit have a Windows version?
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 27, 2002 at 05:42 PM, in Applications
I doubt it for iMovie, but you can do it with... 2,012 Views / 3 Replies  
I doubt it for iMovie, but you can do it with quicktime pro: Copy one of the clips and Add it to the other. Then in Movie Properties you can arrange the tracks however you want in the Size section...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 27, 2002 at 05:40 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
for those following along, Ganesha meant "the... 425 Views / 5 Replies  
for those following along, Ganesha meant "the Finder", not "the Finger". You'll have to go to the lounge for instructions on how to use the Finger.

and so this post isn't entirely useless, my dad...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 27, 2002 at 05:38 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I've never had problems converting mp2 in iTunes,... 429 Views / 2 Replies  
I've never had problems converting mp2 in iTunes, but I don't do it all the time. Did you try stripping the type/creator codes (with an of a dozen utilites on versiontracker)? If it really doesn't...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 26, 2002 at 07:35 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
once upon a time you could boot from a zip disk... 479 Views / 9 Replies  
once upon a time you could boot from a zip disk for this kind of crap....sigh
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 26, 2002 at 12:31 PM, in Applications
simply entering a value in the "autosave name"... 319 Views / 2 Replies  
simply entering a value in the "autosave name" field in Interface Builder will automatically save and restore your window's position in the user defaults. you can even go in and see what it records...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 25, 2002 at 12:51 AM, in Developer Center
Re: Help! MPEG 2 MOV 430 Views / 2 Replies  
To what end? You can simply open an mpeg in Quicktime Player Pro and save it, and it will be a quicktime movie with an mpeg track. But there's not much advantage to that. If you want to edit an...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 24, 2002 at 06:08 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
it rhymes! it must be true! 413 Views / 8 Replies  
it rhymes! it must be true!
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 24, 2002 at 04:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
compiler help 358 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi
I'm trying to compile this sample code (http://developer.apple.com/samplecode/Sample_Code/QuickTime/Wired_Movies_and_Sprites/QTWiredSprites.htm) in Project Builder. It comes with a CodeWarrior...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 23, 2002 at 05:54 PM, in Developer Center
there is an excellent resource already provided... 1,482 Views / 29 Replies  
there is an excellent resource already provided that can tell you everything you want to know about interlaced video here (http://www.google.com/webhp?q=interlaced).

0SEx also lets you rip to...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 23, 2002 at 05:02 PM, in Applications
that might also suggest interlacing. A lot of... 1,482 Views / 29 Replies  
that might also suggest interlacing. A lot of times on film dvds, the extra features like behind-the-scenes or music videos will be interlaced (and the movie is not). I wouldn't be surprised if...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 23, 2002 at 04:00 PM, in Applications
what do you mean by "shaky"? And did you let the... 1,482 Views / 29 Replies  
what do you mean by "shaky"? And did you let the encoding finish (your last problem was fixed) or stop early (your last problem might still exist)? Does the output play in quicktime, or just VLC? ...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 23, 2002 at 03:03 PM, in Applications
when you started encoding with ffmpegX it should... 1,482 Views / 29 Replies  
when you started encoding with ffmpegX it should have popped up a terminal window. maybe you could paste here what it said?
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 23, 2002 at 12:57 PM, in Applications
the next version of MediaPipe will allow Multiple... 1,482 Views / 29 Replies  
the next version of MediaPipe will allow Multiple input and output streams, so it will be exactly what you want. For now, you have to do the audio and video separately and combine (and sync if...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 22, 2002 at 06:06 PM, in Applications
that's true, I've only really heard of sync... 1,482 Views / 29 Replies  
that's true, I've only really heard of sync problems in NTSC (Never The Same Color) movies. maybe we should just leave DVD ripping to those in Europe and Asia...

re Divx Doctor: There is a...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 22, 2002 at 06:04 PM, in Applications
I think there's a command line app and a gui app.... 323 Views / 2 Replies  
I think there's a command line app and a gui app. did you install both?
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 22, 2002 at 12:23 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
avi and mov are file formats. the video track is... 1,482 Views / 29 Replies  
avi and mov are file formats. the video track is compressed with a codec (COmpressor/DECompressor). The efficiency of the codec will determine file size. The codecs commonly used in mov container...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 21, 2002 at 09:23 PM, in Applications
if you want sync'd divx avi's that you can share... 1,482 Views / 29 Replies  
if you want sync'd divx avi's that you can share with PC people, you are indeed out of luck (and should be ashamed of yourself anyway; those poor hollywood studio execs will be poor and have to eat...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 21, 2002 at 06:48 PM, in Applications
I don't get what those pictures are supposed to... 357 Views / 5 Replies  
I don't get what those pictures are supposed to show, since they're too dark to see any noise (and graphic converter can compress those bmp's to jpg for free, and then they'll display in browsers...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 20, 2002 at 11:24 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I like my dazzle just fine. And I think it's the... 375 Views / 2 Replies  
I like my dazzle just fine. And I think it's the cheapest. mine was 229 at buy.com last christmas. The only problem I've found is discussed here...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 20, 2002 at 02:00 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
indeed there have, but this is the first one... 391 Views / 5 Replies  
indeed there have, but this is the first one where someone besides me has complained about VLC's sound quality :D

FAQ (http://nsorscher.home.attbi.com/movieFAQ/#play)

you may have to scroll...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 19, 2002 at 01:49 AM, in Mac OS X
that's an incredibly ignorant and patronizing... 1,047 Views / 32 Replies  
that's an incredibly ignorant and patronizing attitude, you've got there. Because if you don't do something with your machine, nobody should ever need to do it? I don't use a modem. I have Cable. ...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 18, 2002 at 11:52 PM, in Mac OS X
perhaps you can be more specific. for starters,... 962 Views / 5 Replies  
perhaps you can be more specific. for starters, I don't see any mention of "sample rate" in ffmpegX. Also you give a bitrate and a duration, and you say you put this into ffmpeg. which did you put...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 18, 2002 at 07:37 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
it means your VOB has multiple video tracks,... 415 Views / 1 Replies  
it means your VOB has multiple video tracks, maybe multiple angle scenes or something, but since the first video track is of a different format, it's probably something else (the first video stream...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 18, 2002 at 07:14 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
it could be any of a number of codecs. If they... 1,346 Views / 4 Replies  
it could be any of a number of codecs. If they worked on your old system, go to your old system and copy the contents of /Library/Quicktime and ~/Library/Quicktime (if you have them) to your new...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 18, 2002 at 05:53 PM, in Mac OS X
sounds like this is what you're looking for ... 361 Views / 2 Replies  
sounds like this is what you're looking for

http://www.versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=16069&db=mac
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 16, 2002 at 03:31 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I don't know what a bad movie atom is, but why... 514 Views / 3 Replies  
I don't know what a bad movie atom is, but why don't you try exporting the video before adding the audio (add them together at the end)?

if that still doesn't work, try using a different MPEG-2...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 15, 2002 at 08:31 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
what program did you use to convert, and what is... 514 Views / 3 Replies  
what program did you use to convert, and what is the source and status of the mpeg-2 file? is it muxed with audio, or just video?
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 14, 2002 at 11:12 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
quicktime pro would also allow you to join your... 574 Views / 6 Replies  
quicktime pro would also allow you to join your movies together.

if ffmpegX is giving you trouble, have a look at MissingMPEGTools and Mediapipe (also free)
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 14, 2002 at 12:54 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
well, Quicktime Pro can open DV streams and... 574 Views / 6 Replies  
well,
Quicktime Pro can open DV streams and Export them to another format, or save them as a quicktime movie (options include self-contained, or reference, which would mean you don't have to wait at...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 14, 2002 at 03:08 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I think you can fast forward and rewind by... 404 Views / 3 Replies  
I think you can fast forward and rewind by holding down the buttons for skip forward and skip backward, respectively. by the way, those buttons jump to chapter designations, if you were wondering. ...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 14, 2002 at 03:00 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
on versiontracker you should be able to find... 388 Views / 2 Replies  
on versiontracker you should be able to find about a dozen utilities to edit type and/or creator codes. I think at least one of them is solely for deleting the codes, and you should be able to just...
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 14, 2002 at 02:56 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
what happens if someone records you saying your... 1,118 Views / 15 Replies  
what happens if someone records you saying your password? can the software detect a recording?
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 12, 2002 at 06:17 PM, in Mac OS X
you know, people keep saying it's open-source,... 441 Views / 2 Replies  
you know, people keep saying it's open-source, but I haven't been able to find the source code. Do you know how to get it?
Posted by lucylawless, on Nov 11, 2002 at 05:37 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
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