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Re: [SLE] Quicktime. Shockwave et al in Linux today
  • From: Steven Hatfield <ashari@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2001 12:26:25 -0400
  • Message-id: <200108291626.f7TGQPT07264@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 29 August 2001 08:26 am, Nick Zentena wrote:
> On August 29, 2001 05:14 pm, dids wrote:
> > As much as it hurts my wallet, I paid up for the codeweavers
> > Windows-Plugin enabler. The installer is excellent. Not at all like using
> > vanilla wine.
> >
> > Hooray Quicktime in Linux. Now Apple may have to release a proper version
> > themselves.
>
> I thought Xanim was supposed to handle Quicktime? No?
>
> http://fredrik.hubbe.net/plugger.html
>
> Nick

It won't play the movie trailers that are often released as Sorenson
compressed Quicktime movies. It's the Sorenson compression that is the big
deal, because it's a "licensed" technology -- you have to pay for it. That's
why Xanim won't play the Sorenson Quicktime compressed LoTR trailer.

-Steven

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