Difference between revisions of "Codec Sources"

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* [http://blog.twenty08.com/2007/04/01/xviddivxetc-on-the-appletv/ Combo pack] which includes Perian, WMV and AC3 components.  CAUTION: Web page disses Perian.
 
* [http://blog.twenty08.com/2007/04/01/xviddivxetc-on-the-appletv/ Combo pack] which includes Perian, WMV and AC3 components.  CAUTION: Web page disses Perian.
  
* [http://www.apple.com/quicktime/mpeg2/ Apple MPEG-2 playback codec], which costs money. (Please confirm that this is working on the Apple TV)
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* [http://www.apple.com/quicktime/mpeg2/ Apple MPEG-2 playback codec], which costs money.
 
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Move <tt>/System/Library/Quicktime/QuicktimeMPEG2.component</tt> to the AppleTV and restart. Tested playing a VOB file from a DVD. Video was extremely choppy but I believe that was because the file was being played from a AFP share mounted across my crappy wireless network.
This definitely works. Move /System/Library/Quicktime/QuicktimeMPEG2.component to the AppleTV and restart. Tested playing a VOB file from a DVD. Video was extremely choppy but I believe that was because the file was being played from a AFP share mounted across my crappy wireless network.
 
  
 
* [http://www.xiph.org/quicktime/ Vorbis and Theora] support (OGG).
 
* [http://www.xiph.org/quicktime/ Vorbis and Theora] support (OGG).

Revision as of 20:21, 1 April 2007

  • Combo pack which includes Perian, WMV and AC3 components. CAUTION: Web page disses Perian.

Move /System/Library/Quicktime/QuicktimeMPEG2.component to the AppleTV and restart. Tested playing a VOB file from a DVD. Video was extremely choppy but I believe that was because the file was being played from a AFP share mounted across my crappy wireless network.