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4answers
765 views

Efficient MKV H.264 player with GPU decoding for Mac OS X

How can I play MKV files from QuickTime in Mavericks? I used to use Perian but it hangs and the other third party players are very inefficient as QuickTime is the most optimized software among the ...
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0answers
25 views

Multiple windows of VLC like QuickTime X?

Since Mavericks & Perian doesn't match together, I'm back to mostly use VLC instead of QuickTime. I liked the feature where I could get multiple windows at the same time with QuickTime. Does ...
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2answers
318 views

QuickTime can't play 4k video while VLC can

I'm on mountain lion 10.8.5 and recently my friend gave me a 4K resolution video. When I used QuickTime player, the video is very sharp and some of the text in it can't be seen correctly. However when ...
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2answers
276 views

Stream DVD audio through AirPlay

Hi have a Bowers & Wilkins Z2 which supports AirPlay. When I see DVDs on my MacBook Pro I would like to stream the audio to the speaker. Is there a way for doing it? While iTunes provides an ...
2
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1answer
1k views

How to play AAC 5.1 audio through S/PDIF on Mac OSX?

I've gone through a bunch of tutorials as well as video players (QuickTime, mplayer, VLC, MPlayerX, Movist) and haven't been able to figure out how to get AAC 5.1 to play correctly on my Mac mini or ...
2
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3answers
14k views

How to find out frame rate (FPS) of an AVI video on OS X?

Pretty straightforward question: How can I find out FPS of a video file on Mac OS X? (QuickTime does not open the video because of not installed codec; but VLC does, though.)
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0answers
368 views

Both Quicktime Player and VLC keep stopping the video (but not the audio) since 10.6.8. Any ideas?

Since I updated to 10.6.8 yesterday (and this might be coincidence), both Quicktime Player (I still use 7) and VLC (current version) keep stopping the video (but not the audio) of movies I am ...
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2answers
4k views

How to play Apple ProRes 422 outside of QuickTime?

I've received a number of videos encoded in Apple ProRes 422, and it plays fine in QuickTime 7 or X. However, I can't open them in any other player (VLC, mplayer, etc. etc.). What can I do to let ...
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2answers
2k views

VLC won't become default for MP3 or MP4

I have tried a number of times to make VLC Media player the default for MP3 and MP4. I open a file and tick the "Always open with" checkbox, but they still open with iTunes and QuickTime by default ...