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I've been doing this today...found an app called... 1,443 Views / 3 Replies  
I've been doing this today...found an app called MPEG Streamclip (http://www.squared5.com/) which worked for me.
Drag your .VOB in and File>Export to whatever format you want.
Posted by drive-thru, on Apr 5, 2006 at 12:37 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Instant-View Digital Photography Software 424 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,
I tried to search but came up with nothing (not really sure of the terminology on this one).

I'm going to be working with a photographer in a few weeks for a project I'm doing. I would like...
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 14, 2006 at 02:18 PM, in Applications
Didn't want to start a new thread, I have the... 696 Views / 4 Replies  
Didn't want to start a new thread, I have the same problem as the OP.

Both macs are running Tiger, on the same home network behind a router (so same external IP ?).
When I try to log in with the...
Posted by drive-thru, on Jun 20, 2005 at 02:36 PM, in Applications
When I tried Disk Utility the tmp, var and etc... 611 Views / 5 Replies  
When I tried Disk Utility the tmp, var and etc folders were visible in the Macintosh HD.

There's a thread around here about using an app called Pseudo to get CCC to work. Or you can just open up...
Posted by drive-thru, on May 18, 2005 at 12:42 PM, in Applications
I'm using httpmail with a hotmail account and my... 603 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm using httpmail with a hotmail account and my "Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP):" is "services.msn.com" - give that a try; I don't see why it would be different for an MSN account.

Hope that helps...
Posted by drive-thru, on May 16, 2005 at 05:01 PM, in Applications
^ what he said. Thanks. 443 Views / 4 Replies  
^ what he said.

Thanks.
Posted by drive-thru, on May 15, 2005 at 11:48 AM, in Feedback
Symbols in Titles and posts not displayed ± é 443 Views / 4 Replies  
Safari doesn't display some symbols in the titles and posts, but rather displays a blue questions mark symbol. As shown below...

http://www.benrodford.com/image_host/screengrab1.png

I've tested...
Posted by drive-thru, on May 14, 2005 at 04:07 PM, in Feedback
Wow, thanks! I never thought of that, but it... 835 Views / 6 Replies  
Wow, thanks! I never thought of that, but it works as it gets around the authentication issue with CCC and Tiger.
You can run it straight from the Terminal by typing:

sudo open [drag the CCC app...
Posted by drive-thru, on May 13, 2005 at 10:15 AM, in Applications
First of all, CCC is not a part of OS X, so this... 835 Views / 6 Replies  
First of all, CCC is not a part of OS X, so this should be in the Applications forum.
If you search for "CCC Tiger" you'll notice that there are a few posts about the app not wokring under Tiger....
Posted by drive-thru, on May 13, 2005 at 02:35 AM, in Applications
I tried repairing permissions and nothing... 8,185 Views / 145 Replies  
I tried repairing permissions and nothing changed.
It seems that removing the iTunes Widget from Dashboard did the trick - which wasn't a problem because it only worked 20% of the time for me...
Posted by drive-thru, on May 11, 2005 at 11:14 AM, in Applications
My iTunes 4.8 doesn't open when I visit that... 8,185 Views / 145 Replies  
My iTunes 4.8 doesn't open when I visit that site, but it does open by itself every 2-3 minutes, even when I'm not using the computer. It doesn't go to the iTMS, it just opens to the Library and also...
Posted by drive-thru, on May 11, 2005 at 10:56 AM, in Applications
As CCC doesn't currently work under Tiger, I used... 489 Views / 2 Replies  
As CCC doesn't currently work under Tiger, I used Disk Utility to clone my data to my new HD. CCC used to work perfectly, and Disk Utility appeared to run fine, but when I booted from the clone, the...
Posted by drive-thru, on May 10, 2005 at 06:54 PM, in macOS
HTTPMail Plugin is now available for Tiger.... ... 1,086 Views / 11 Replies  
HTTPMail Plugin is now available for Tiger....

http://www.automagic-software.com/downloads.php

I just installed it and it works fine for me.
Posted by drive-thru, on May 9, 2005 at 12:46 PM, in macOS
Did you have any third-party plug-ins installed... 573 Views / 1 Replies  
Did you have any third-party plug-ins installed for Mail under Panther? When I upgraded Mail had all my mailboxes but they were all empty - turned out to be an issue with the httpmail plug-in. When I...
Posted by drive-thru, on May 7, 2005 at 04:00 PM, in Applications
Just found this...it uses XBench scores, so not... 866 Views / 5 Replies  
Just found this...it uses XBench scores, so not really real-world comparison, but maybe it's what you're looking for.

http://ladd.dyndns.org/xbench/

Go there, select your first mac to compare,...
Posted by drive-thru, on May 6, 2005 at 04:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Same thing here - checked the CCC website and... 1,585 Views / 22 Replies  
Same thing here - checked the CCC website and they're working on the problem (issue with Authentication being changed for Tiger). However, the website also told me that I can clone a disk through...
Posted by drive-thru, on May 6, 2005 at 11:19 AM, in Applications
Only just noticed the empty trash sound and I've... 1,056 Views / 5 Replies  
Only just noticed the empty trash sound and I've decided I'm not a big fan.
Looks like it's time to turn the sound effects off alltogether.
Posted by drive-thru, on May 6, 2005 at 08:42 AM, in macOS
Open TextEdit and type the following... a... 596 Views / 2 Replies  
Open TextEdit and type the following...

a {text-decoration: none;}

...convert it to plain text (TextEdit>Format>Make Plain Text) then save it as "no_underline.css" (or whatever you want to call...
Posted by drive-thru, on May 6, 2005 at 08:34 AM, in macOS
User Interface Sound Effects in Tiger 1,056 Views / 5 Replies  
I noticed just now that when I move or copy & paste a file in Tiger's Finder there is a sound effect (kind of sci-fi echo). Has this always been present or is it new to Tiger?

The only way I have...
Posted by drive-thru, on May 5, 2005 at 06:41 PM, in macOS
All good here too, tested on 2 machines,... 825 Views / 8 Replies  
All good here too, tested on 2 machines, quicksilver and ibook G3.
Enjoy Tiger.
Posted by drive-thru, on May 4, 2005 at 06:11 PM, in Applications
Poll: Soundsticks - I have the original USB version,... 828 Views / 15 Replies  
Soundsticks - I have the original USB version, but now they've gone with the standard 3.5mm jack I couldn't really fault them.
The 'cone' of sound is a little narrow, but as I'm always sat at the...
Posted by drive-thru, on Apr 7, 2005 at 07:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you meant to say "I copy the DVDs I own for my... 533 Views / 1 Replies  
If you meant to say "I copy the DVDs I own for my use only" then take a look at my first post in this thread (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=249933&highlight=copy+DVD). ;)
Posted by drive-thru, on Apr 1, 2005 at 02:45 PM, in Applications
Thanks Krusty - I forgot that you can get to that... 903 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks Krusty - I forgot that you can get to that folder through 'Go' so I always used 'Find'. Both ways remember your previous criteria/path, so if you use Go or Find for this purpose and nothing...
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 31, 2005 at 07:32 AM, in Applications
Open the video in the iTMS and makes sure it is... 903 Views / 10 Replies  
Open the video in the iTMS and makes sure it is fully loaded (the grey bar is full) - leave the Musci Video loaded inthe iTunes window (this is important as otherwise the temp file is deleted).
Go...
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 30, 2005 at 02:19 PM, in Applications
If you go to the FAQ (or Q & A as they call it on... 550 Views / 4 Replies  
If you go to the FAQ (or Q & A as they call it on that page) it says that the transfer rate will not be increased. This is because the iPod does not support FW800 speeds. The cable is only used to...
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 28, 2005 at 11:18 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Try what Geobunny said. But before you install... 567 Views / 7 Replies  
Try what Geobunny said.
But before you install OS X, put in drive in the Sawtooth and backup those 35GB of important data. If your hard drive went bad (which it may have done already) you would have...
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 28, 2005 at 05:09 AM, in macOS
My G4 has a Maxtor 120GB (6Y120L0) which came up... 1,016 Views / 20 Replies  
My G4 has a Maxtor 120GB (6Y120L0) which came up with an error in Disk Utility when I checked it. Ran some TechTools things and it looks ok now, but I don't trust it at all. Not sure how old it is,...
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 27, 2005 at 07:43 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Forgot to answer the other part of your... 656 Views / 3 Replies  
Forgot to answer the other part of your question...
If you are exclusively looking for an external burner, rather than an internal upgrade then most of those drives will not natively be supported by...
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 24, 2005 at 02:08 PM, in Applications
I use Mac The Ripper... 656 Views / 3 Replies  
I use Mac The Ripper (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/22715) to copy the DVD disk and remove any region restrictions and encryption. It's a one-click operation and very easy to use....
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 24, 2005 at 02:02 PM, in Applications
Yes, but the single G4 800 (which is what I have)... 1,851 Views / 22 Replies  
Yes, but the single G4 800 (which is what I have) has no L3 Cache - don't know why, considering that the dual 800 from the previous 'generation' has L3, but that's how it is. (Different processor...
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 21, 2005 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
My Quicksilver has an NEC ND-2500A DVD-RW (8x)... 893 Views / 5 Replies  
My Quicksilver has an NEC ND-2500A DVD-RW (8x) installed. Using the latest drivers it is seen as a supported Superdrive.

Have a look at http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/ - there are lots of posts in the...
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 21, 2005 at 10:57 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Poll: Quicksilver 2002 800 MHz G4 1.25 GB RAM 120... 15,989 Views / 122 Replies  
Quicksilver 2002
800 MHz G4
1.25 GB RAM
120 + 40 GB HD
ATI Radeon 9000 Pro (64MB)
NEC ND-2500A Superdrive (8x)

+ iBook 12" G3 800MHz/640MB/80GB/Combo
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 21, 2005 at 03:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
Has the mac always done this or just recently... 757 Views / 3 Replies  
Has the mac always done this or just recently started? Did you install any new hardware or software before the problem occured?

Some PCI cards don't allow the computer to sleep properly (I have a...
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 18, 2005 at 06:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you want to run Motion then you will need a... 744 Views / 4 Replies  
If you want to run Motion then you will need a compatible Graphics Card. If you don't have one Motion will not run; not run slow - not run at all.

http://www.apple.com/motion/specs.html



So...
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 17, 2005 at 10:47 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Well the Quicksilver arrived yesterday - haven't... 1,851 Views / 22 Replies  
Well the Quicksilver arrived yesterday - haven't had a chance to do much with it yet, but can't wait to finish work so I can get everything set up.
From the limited amount of time I had with it...
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 17, 2005 at 06:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
I had a look for 802.11g USB/Firewire adaptors. ... 1,212 Views / 14 Replies  
I had a look for 802.11g USB/Firewire adaptors.
Found this (http://catalog.belkin.com/IWCatProductPage.process?Merchant_Id=&Section_Id=201522&pcount=&Product_Id=179211) from Belkin but I don't think...
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 14, 2005 at 09:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for your view tooki - I think you're spot... 1,851 Views / 22 Replies  
Thanks for your view tooki - I think you're spot on about the value of the 9800, at least at the current price.

I realise that the only benefit I would see from a 9800 would be in running Motion...
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 14, 2005 at 08:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
That's what I thought, but I'm getting a good... 1,851 Views / 22 Replies  
That's what I thought, but I'm getting a good deal from a friend on the Quicksilver and plan to upgrade it later this year. Even without upgrades it will be a big improvement over my G3 800 iBook...
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 13, 2005 at 01:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
:D Ok, so that's my upgrade plan for the summer... 1,851 Views / 22 Replies  
:D
Ok, so that's my upgrade plan for the summer - ATI 9800 and Dual 1.2GHz
Can't wait to get this Quicksilver.
Thanks for all the help guys. :thumbsup:
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 12, 2005 at 07:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks guys, that's as I suspected so I'll be... 1,851 Views / 22 Replies  
Thanks guys, that's as I suspected so I'll be sticking with the 9000 for now.

Re: the 9800, I thought they were only available for the G5, but just found that welovemacs.com...
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 12, 2005 at 08:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
Graphics Card for Quicksilver 800 1,851 Views / 22 Replies  
I will be getting my first Powermac, a Quicksilver 800, in a couple of weeks. It will become my design computer, retiring my iBook G3 800 and it is coming with a 9000 64MB ADC and DVI card installed....
Posted by drive-thru, on Mar 11, 2005 at 08:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Similar here. Mine is in Luxembourg (arrived 25th... 3,684 Views / 64 Replies  
Similar here. Mine is in Luxembourg (arrived 25th midday). Apple haven't taken money from my account and no shipment notification yet. Although the tracking page seems to be working for me, but no...
Posted by drive-thru, on Feb 27, 2005 at 08:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Silver/Black. Who cares if it's the more common... 17,111 Views / 50 Replies  
Silver/Black. Who cares if it's the more common colour?
Personally I would go for the Astro Black Metallic, Solid Black or Pepper White, with the roof the same colour as the body. I'm not a big fan...
Posted by drive-thru, on Jan 10, 2005 at 09:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I'll buy either a mini iPod or the flash iPod for... 912 Views / 24 Replies  
I'll buy either a mini iPod or the flash iPod for my sister.
If I could afford it I would like to get a headless iMac for my parents to use so I could stop being their windows tech support, but I...
Posted by drive-thru, on Jan 10, 2005 at 08:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have the exact same thing happening. I just... 585 Views / 5 Replies  
I have the exact same thing happening. I just tried unistalling and re-installing but no luck there.
Edit - ooops, thanks I'll try the advice from that thread.
Edit2 - Thanks, it worked. Although...
Posted by drive-thru, on Jan 9, 2005 at 05:37 PM, in Applications
no, I said I didn't look at the page much. Now... 482 Views / 3 Replies  
no, I said I didn't look at the page much.
Now that I have, I've seen that their Product Comparison chart at the bottom of the page is pretty biased. Look at this page...
Posted by drive-thru, on Jan 9, 2005 at 04:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Have you tried looking at LaCie drives? Apple... 482 Views / 3 Replies  
Have you tried looking at LaCie drives? Apple sells them through their UK online store and the D2 models also are a fan-less design with multiple interfaces (FW400/800 & USB2) and go up to 1000GB...
Posted by drive-thru, on Jan 9, 2005 at 12:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
what are your requirements? one-button,... 590 Views / 6 Replies  
what are your requirements? one-button, two-button, scroll wheel, five-button, bluetooth?
Posted by drive-thru, on Jan 7, 2005 at 02:07 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
nice one :thumbsup: 942 Views / 14 Replies  
nice one :thumbsup:
Posted by drive-thru, on Jan 7, 2005 at 06:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The Apple key (Command) is mainly used for... 896 Views / 9 Replies  
The Apple key (Command) is mainly used for shortcuts, Cmd-Q will Quit the current application, Cmd-C is Copy, Cmd-V is Paste etc.

If you want to bring down the apple menu press Ctrl-F2. Make sure...
Posted by drive-thru, on Jan 6, 2005 at 04:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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