Question about Apple Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I have window 7 and can't open up quicktime movies why

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 3 Answers

Make sure you have the latest version of QuickTime for windows 7

Posted on Sep 02, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

The file format is not supported


Hi driddle00...
This information came from the Microsoft WebPage:

"Cannot play back the file. The format is not supported. This behavior occurs because PowerPoint can play back only QuickTime movies (.mov and .qt files) that use compression schemes with corresponding Media Control Interface (MCI)-compatible codecs.

A codec (compressor/decompressor) is an algorithm or scheme that is used to record digital video or audio. For example, when you transmit video over the Internet, the video must be compressed on the sending end and decompressed on the receiving end. A codec can be chosen based upon the user's audio or image quality and image size preferences.

When you read a QuickTime movie, a Video for Windows decompressor decompresses the QuickTime files. If the decompressor does not support the compression method used by the QuickTime movie, the decompressor cannot display the movie on the screen.
To work around this behavior, use one of the following methods. uparrow.gifBack to the top Method 1: Create a hyperlink to the .mov file loadTOCNode(2, 'workaround'); Create a hyperlink to the .mov file, and then let the QuickTime Player for Windows play the file instead. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Select the object or text that you want to assign the hyperlink to.
  2. On the Insert menu, click Hyperlink.
  3. Under Link to, click Existing File or Web Page.
  4. Select the QuickTime movie that you want to play, and then click OK.

    Note Under Look in, click Current Folder to see a list of files, click Browsed Pages to see a list of recently viewed Web pages, or click Recent Files to see a list of recently used files.
During the slide show, click the linked object or text to play the movie. If a valid player is available, the player starts, and then the player plays the QuickTime movie. uparrow.gifBack to the top Method 2: Convert QuickTime movies to AVI format loadTOCNode(2, 'workaround'); Note In the following steps, you must use QuickTime 4.0 Pro. You cannot follow these steps with the basic version of QuickTime 4.0. The steps are the same for both Windows and Macintosh versions of QuickTime 4.0.

You can use other QuickTime editing programs instead of QuickTime 4.0 Pro. To do this, see the QuickTime documentation for the relevant steps.

To convert the QuickTime movies to AVI format, follow these steps:
  1. Start QuickTime Pro, and then open the file that you want to convert.
  2. On the File menu, click Export.
  3. Set the Export file type to Movie to AVI.
  4. Click Options, and then click Settings.
  5. In the Compressor group, click the list of compressors, and then select one from the previous list. Cinepak is a popular format. Select the format that you think works best with the movie.
  6. Make sure that you change the extension on the file name to .avi, and then click Save.
uparrow.gifBack to the top Method 3: Recompress the QuickTime movies with compatible codec loadTOCNode(2, 'workaround'); Note In the following steps, you must use QuickTime 4.0 Pro. You cannot follow these steps with the basic version of QuickTime 4.0. The steps are the same for both Windows and Macintosh versions of QuickTime 4.0.

You can use other QuickTime editing programs instead of QuickTime 4.0 Pro. To do this, see the QuickTime documentation for the relevant steps.

To recompress the QuickTime movies with compatible codec, follow these steps:
  1. Start QuickTime Pro, and then open the file that you want to convert.
  2. On the File menu, click Export.
  3. Set the Export file type to Movie to QuickTime Movie.
  4. Click Options, and then click Settings.
  5. In the Compressor group, click the list of compressors, and then select one from the previous list. Cinepak is a popular format. Select the format that you think works best with the movie.
  6. Click Save.
uparrow.gifBack to the top Verify that QuickTime movies are compatibleYou can use Microsoft Media Player to... loadTOCNode(1, 'moreinformation'); Verify that QuickTime movies are compatible loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation'); You can use Microsoft Media Player to verify that a QuickTime movie is compatible with PowerPoint.

Note Microsoft Media Player (Mplayer.exe or Mplay32.exe) is a different program than Windows Media Player. Microsoft Media Player is included with various versions of the Windows operating systems, and is an MCI-compliant device. Windows Media Player, however, is a new technology that does not rely on MCI to play various forms of media. Windows Media Player can play a wider range of video and audio formats than Microsoft Media Player can play.

To determine the compatibility of the movie, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type the appropriate command for your operating system:
    • In Microsoft Windows 98 or Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition, type mplayer.exe, and then click OK.
    • In Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, Microsoft Windows 2000, or Microsoft Windows XP, type mplay32.exe, and then click OK.
    Microsoft Media Player starts.
  3. On the File menu, click Open.
  4. Select the QuickTime movie that you want to verify. Click Open.
If the QuickTime movie is compatible, Microsoft Media Player opens the movie. If Microsoft Media Player opens the movie, but PowerPoint does not, there may be a problem with PowerPoint or with the MCI settings. If Microsoft Media Player does not open the movie, and then you receive an error message in Media Player, the movie is not compatible and cannot be played in PowerPoint. You may be able to make the movie compatible by using one of the methods described in the WORKAROUND section of this article."

Sep 06, 2011 | Philips GOGEAR SA6045 MP3 Player

Tip

How to Convert DVD to QuickTime


QuickTime is an extensible proprietary multimedia framework developed by Apple Inc., capable of handling various formats of digital video, picture, sound, panoramic images, and interactivity. It is available for Mac OS classic (System 7 onwards), Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows operating systems.<br /> QuickTime is integrated with Mac OS X, but it was once an optional component at install for earlier versions of Mac OS. QuickTime for Microsoft Windows is downloadable, either as a standalone installation or bundled with iTunes.<br /> QuickTime is available free of charge for both Mac OS X and Windows operating systems. Some other free player applications that rely on the QuickTime framework provide features not available in the basic QuickTime Player. For example:<br /> &bull; iTunes can export audio in WAV, AIFF, MP3, AAC, and Apple Lossless.<br /> &bull; In Mac OS X, a simple AppleScript can be used to play a movie in full-screen mode. Since version 7.2 the QuickTime Player now also supports full-screen viewing in the non-pro version.<br /> Would you like to convert your favorite DVD movies to your QuickTime formats, either for backup or for playback in case of carelessness scratch? Do you want to play with QuickTime, or to put DVD movies to iTunes, iPod, iPhone, iPad? In such cases, you need to convert DVD to QuickTime movie files on Mac firstly. Now the following steps will show you how <a href="http://www.dvdtoitunes.net/dvdtoitunes-guide/convert-dvd-to-quicktime.html">convert DVD to QuickTime</a>.<br /> Step 1: Import DVD Movie.<br /> Click "File" in menu list or "Open DVD" button, you are allowed to load DVDs from DVD Rom/Folder (data DVD)/IFO/ISO files respectively. Batch conversion is supported here, so you can add several files to enjoy the fast conversion speed.<br /> <img src="dvd-video-converter-2.jpg" /><br /> Step 2: Choose Output Format.<br /> Go to the "Output" panel. Click the "Profile" drop-down list to choose the output format. To convert DVD to QuickTime (.MOV), choose "QuickTime Movie (*.mov)" if you want to convert DVD to video file for viewing on QuickTime player.<br /> Step 3: Start Converting DVD to QuickTime.<br /> After making all necessary settings, click the "Convert" button to start to convert DVD to QuickTime (.MOV). After choosing a profile, you can adjust parameter values in the "Settings" tab, such as "Bit Rate", "Sample Rate", "Duration", "Start time", etc.<br /> More Related Guides: <a href="http://www.dvdtoitunes.net/itunes-to-dvd.html">how to burn a dvd from itunes</a>, <a href="http://www.dvdtoitunes.net/videotoitunes.html">free youtube to itunes converter</a>, <a href="http://www.dvdtoitunes.net/download-free-video-to-itunes.html">free videos for ipod touch</a>.<br />

on May 31, 2011 | Computers & Internet

Tip

MXF to Quicktime Mov Converter - Convert mxf file to Quicktime mov video on Mac...


MXF to Quicktime Mov Converter Mac, why do you need to convert mxf file to mov? How to convert mxf file to Quicktime mov on Mac with the Mac MXF file to Mov Converter so that you can watch your mxf video on mac by QuickTime?

MXF file format comes from like Panasonic HVX200/HPX300, Canon XF300/XF305, Sony EX camera, etc. It is not compatible with many programs just like Apple QuickTime. So convert mxf file to Quicktime mov video is a necessary step to do if you want watch your video from your camcorder which export mxf file.

Apple QuickTime movie is stored in the format of Apple QuickTime (.mov, .qt) which is a file format for storing and playing back movies with sound. Though developed and supported primarily by Apple Computer, the format of Apple QuickTime isn't limited to Macintosh operating systems. Apple QuickTime is also commonly used in Windows systems, and other types of computing platforms. In Windows, QuickTime movies usually appear with the .mov filename extension.

Mxf file to Mov Converter Mac is the best partner for you to convert mxf files to mov on mac, just need several simple steps, you can convert mxf file to QuickTime mov video and then preview mxf file by QuickTime. Do you need the best mxf to mov converter for Mac? Just choose this powerful Mac MXF file to QuickTime Mov Converter, enjoy yourself.
http://www.4yousoft.com/how-to/convert-mxf-file-to-quicktime-mov-on-mac.htm

on Aug 04, 2010 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I have quicktime player and I can't see the movie (I can only hear the sound) that has vlc mov codec and saved in quicktime program


I strongly recommend using VLC for watching any type of video. Programs like Quicktime player, windows media player etc often need codecs to play certain video types and formats like avi, flv etc. As for quicktime player, you propably need to download the proper codec for your movie format type

Aug 01, 2011 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Cant play downloaded video files on my windows xp laptop


Jenny stef t:
On page 77 of the user manual for your camera (click here for user manual), it states that the movie format is "MPEG-4/H.264, Audio: G.711 [Monaural]". The easiest way to play these types of movies on your Windows XP machine is to download and install QuickTime for Windows.
Download QuickTime for Windows (click here for download) and save it to your Windows Desktop.
Once downloaded, double-click on the downloaded file on your Desktop and follow the directions to install QuickTime on your Windows XP machine.

After you've installed and completed any reboots necessary, you should then be able to double-click on the video files from your camera and have them play automatically on QuickTime.

Thanks for using FixYa and please feel free to ask follow-up questions.

Mar 08, 2011 | GE E1480W Digital Camera

Tip

IMovie export Flash FLV/SWF, iMovie export for web with iMovie to Flash...


iMovie is an excellent and easy-to-use editing program that is produced by the Apple Inc. Once you have finished your editing, there are a few movie formats to export.

Export iMovie to Quicktime
1.To save the imovie video as quicktime file, Go to the "Share" menu and select "Export Movie..." option to open the "Share" window, then choose "QuickTime" icon.
2. In the "Compress movie for" pop-up window, select an option and press "Share"
3. To choose the type of export format, click "Options" button to set the compression, frame rate and key frame. Then click "Save" and the imovie video will be saved on your mac.

Export iMovie to DV Tape
You can save your movie finished with iMovie as a raw digital video format on DV tape
1. Get a blank DV tape in your camcorder and connect your camera to your computer with a FireWire cable, then set your camera to VTR mode.
2. Go to "Share" menu and choose "Export Movie..." option to open the "Share" window, then choose "Videocamera" icon. Finally click "Share" button and wait for a moment, your movie will be saved on your DV tape.

Export iMovie to iDVD
You can export iMovie as a file which can be workable with iDVD for burning a home DVD.
1.To export a file to iDVD from iMovie, Go to "Share" menu and choose "iDVD" option.
2. Press "Share" button and choose a destination for it and click "Save".

Export iMoive to Flash FLV/SWF for web
You won't find any export option in iMovie for exporting iMovie file to Flash(FLV/SWF). So how should you do to export imovie to Flash for your website? One tool is required, that is Doremisoft Video to Flash converter mac. Therefore, when you have done your movies in iMovie and would like to add the movie to your website, you can achieve it by the ways of exporting iMovie movies to hard disc as a Quicktime clips and then converting Quicktime movie to Flash FLV/SWF with the mac video to flash converter.

How it works:
1. Export iMovie movie to Quicktime(See the above details)

2. Download, mount and launch the video to flash mac converter. Then click the "Add Video" button and go to the video folder where video clips exported from iMovie is stored, choose them. Finally, hit "Open".

3. To set the output format, open the "Step2 of Customize" window and you are allowed to check "Generate FLV or Generate SWF or Generate HTML" to set FLV or SWF or html page embedded with flash video as your output formats.

set-swf-ouput-format.jpg

Tips: You must choose either Generate FLV or Generate SWF or both. If you haven't check Generate SWF, you can't choose Generate HTML and if you haven't choose Generate FLV, you can't choose Generate SWF-->Play the created external FLV file progressively. If you choose Generate SWF-->Play the created external FLV file progressively, Generate thumbnail is selected automatically.

4. To select a flash preloader template, click "Next" button, hit the "Preloader" button and add a flash preloader to your flash video.
set-preloader.jpg

Tip: This step is valid only when Generate SWF-->Embed the video in SWF and play in timeline is select at the last step.

5.When all settings has been done, it is time to start iMovie to Flash FLV/SWF conversion. After conversion, you can upload the flash video to video sharing website or post them into your webpage.

Next: Convert DVD to Flash & embed DVD in website and blog.

on Jun 22, 2010 | Computers & Internet

Tip

How to play Blu-ray m2ts files in QuickTime QuickTime Player is distributed free...


How to play Blu-ray m2ts files in QuickTime

QuickTime Player is distributed free of charge. So you just wanna make full use of this free source to watch your Blu-ray movies, but was troubled by the format restriction? If so, this article will definitely do you a favor. It aims to provide you with a solution for how to play Blu-ray m2ts files in QuickTime with Pavtube rip blu-ray. Actually, the function of this application is to remove copy protections of Blu-ray (MKB V17 is supported) as well as convert BRD to a format that is compatible with your QuickTime Player or other similar players, media devices, etc. Go to find a detailed tutorial from the contents below.

Step 1: Download, install and run this Blu-ray to QuickTime Converter
Click "BD/DVD ROM", "BD/DVD Folder" or "IFO/ISO" to load Blu-ray m2ts files.

blurayripper_total_20100428.jpg

Step 2: Select H.264 Video (*.mp4) as output format for QuickTime
Follow "Common Video" > "H.264 Video (*.mp4)":

blurayripper_h.264mp4_20100428.jpg

Step 3: Click "Settings" button to adjust video and audio parameters
Please notice that which parameter to choose has close relationship with the hardware configurations of your computer, so before your adjustment, read the following info attentively.

For viewing 640x480 standard definition (SD) H.264 video:
[*]2.0 GHz Intel or AMD processor
[*]512 MB RAM
[*]A DirectX 9.0-compatible video card with 32MB of video RAM, 64MB recommended

Recommended Hardware Configurations for H.264 High-Definition (HD) Playback

To play HD video, a large amount of data must be processed by your computer. A powerful system will deliver the best playback experience.

For 852x480 (480p) video at 24 frames per second:
[*]2.0 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or faster processor
[*]At least 512MB of RAM
[*]64MB or greater video card
[*]Windows XP Service Pack 2 or Vista or Windows 7

For 1280x720 (720p) video at 24-30 frames per second:
[*]2.8 GHz Pentium 4 or faster processor
[*]At least 512MB of RAM
[*]64MB or greater video card
[*]Windows XP Service Pack 2 or Vista or Windows 7

For 1920x1080 (1080p) video at 24 frames per second:
[*]3.0 Ghz Intel Pentium D (dual-core) or faster processor
[*]At least 1GB of RAM
[*]64MB or greater video card
[*]Windows XP Service Pack 2 or Vista or Windows 7

Well, now you are ready to change all the parameters listed on the following interface. My computer is fit for the above mentioned "1920x1080 (1080p) video at 24 frames per second", so I adjusted the settings as below:

blurayripper_settings_20100428.jpg

Step 4: Click "Convert" button to start Blu-ray ripping.
As soon as the ripping work is completed, you can click "Open" button to get the exported H.264 .mp4 video with ease. Then, open your QuickTime Player, and follow "File" > "Open File" to well play them back with QuickTime.

blurayripper_qt_20100429.jpg

on May 01, 2010 | Computers & Internet

6 Answers

Cannot play MOV video and the problem was MOV Codec mot installed to the laptop


The first solution is download Quicktime in Apple official website. And the second one is just get this video converter to convert your video to MP4 or WMV format and play with Windows Media Player.

Mar 01, 2011 | Compaq Presario Notebook

1 Answer

Panasonic tz5 movie files will not play in Windows only Quicktime


If the movies are recorded as .avi, then you will have to use QuickTime. One way to avoid having to select QuickTime each time is to hold the SHIFT key, right click over the video file and select "Open With". Now select QuickTime (otherwise select other programs) and scroll to QuickTime from the list and you should see a check box at the end of the list and make sure its checked. Here is a screen shot:
82275de.jpg
Now click OK and the next time you open the camera movie files, it will automatically open in QuickTime.

Hope that helps! Should you have any further questions, please feel free to post them here.

P.S. - If you find that the solution/answer I provided led you to, or resulted in a fix, please close the ticket with a FixYa! rating. I would be very grateful for your show of appreciation.

Thank you for using FIXYA!

Cheers!
IrishDruid

Sep 28, 2008 | Cameras

1 Answer

Cannot view the movies I made on my camera and downloaded to my Vista PC


I assume you can view them in you camera, right? If not, the following solution will not help.

The .MOV Apple QuickTime format Panasonic uses for its camera movie clips cause problem on with viewing, as seen from several other problem posts here and the net.

Some computer use a Win 32Bit operating system, other better ones use a Win 64. It is hard to believe QuickTime would let you load a 64bit version into a 32bit OS, or vice versa. But who knows. Rather double clicking on te file name itself, open QuickTime, then go to File Open and Browse to the file and select it that was. If this doesn't work, go to QuickTime website and try their User Forums first to ask a question or find a thread talking about movie files not playing. Else, CONTACT website and ask question. Post any solution here for readers.

Feb 12, 2008 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

21 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Apple Computers & Internet Experts

paulcarew

Level 3 Expert

2458 Answers

Martin Buck
Martin Buck

Level 2 Expert

82 Answers

Paul Bade

Level 3 Expert

1516 Answers

Are you an Apple Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...