[geeks] Apple software: the stuff you "gotta have"
mrbill at mrbill.net
Sat Oct 13 23:24:27 CDT 2007
On Sat, Oct 13, 2007 at 08:03:38PM -0500, Michael Parson wrote:
> I've not been able to make Quicktime play mpeg2 files, even with that
> component. I'll get the first frame, but the picture never changes.
> The audio plays fine, however. If I try and seek into the file, I just
> get a black screen (still have audio though). If I seek to near the end
> of the file (last minute or so), I will sometimes get the video started.
Are these just TiVo-sourced MPEG2 files, or *any* MPEG2 files? How are you
extracting them from the TiVo?
> In any case, that plugin doesn't seem to allow me (or her) to import the
> mpeg2 files into iMovie. For now, I've got her set up with ffmpegX and
> have her converting to .mp4 files that iMovie can then import.
Check out VisualHub (.net). Well worth the $24; I've not had to use
ffmpegX in *months*.
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