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C.Prettyman
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MOV files in slideshow

Post by C.Prettyman » Tue Mar 02, 2004 8:37 pm

I can play an MOV file in XNView, but if I put one in a slide show, I get an error message that the file type is not recognized. Can I use an MOV file in a slideshow - and if so, can I center it in the screen?

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Post by Aokromes » Tue Mar 02, 2004 9:01 pm

The most likely is that you go to need a directshow codec for recent movs, you can find the best fix downloading the Quick Time Alternative because it has the directshow codec and all the needed dlls.

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Post by C.Prettyman » Tue Mar 02, 2004 10:54 pm

I just loaded quicktime and tried again. Now it simply skips over the .mov file entirely, no error message, no delay, it simply ignores it.

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Post by Aokromes » Tue Mar 02, 2004 11:55 pm

I have said Quick Time Alternative, no standard Apple Quick Time, the 1st allows to play any mov file on any standard windows media player or with XnView. You can get it from http://fileforum.betanews.com/detail.ph ... 1049831315

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Post by helmut » Wed Mar 03, 2004 7:11 am

For all I know, in XnView <=1.68.1 videos in slide shows are not supported at all.
Aokromes: Do you disagree or confirm?

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Post by Aokromes » Wed Mar 03, 2004 7:55 am

If you choose "all files" you can add videos :)

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Post by helmut » Wed Mar 03, 2004 9:17 am

Aokromes wrote:If you choose "all files" you can add videos
Sure. But are the videos shown and played during the slide show?

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Post by C.Prettyman » Wed Mar 03, 2004 3:55 pm

Helmut, et al
As noted in my post Center AVI files in slideshow, I can play an AVI in a slideshow, but it goes into the upper left corner. For my purposes, I need it centered. The video that is causing all the fuss here is in MOV format. I have a version converted to AVI, so I could use that if I solve the placement issue, but there is a noticeable degradation of the video in the converted version, so I would prefer to use the MOV if possible.

I can also consider other formats, if you have suggestions.

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