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SanDisk Senior User
Posts: 106
Registered: ‎07-27-2009

mp4 codec with Quicktime

Is there anyway to load the mp4 codec from Quicktime without actually loading Quicktime?  Quicktime is slower than snot in january on my machine (XP Pro) plus their mime & file settings hijacked a lot of my settings.  Pissed me off, so I uninstalled it!

 

Or, is there another mp4 codec that will work that does not carry a lot of baggage or garbage along with it.  I tried ffdshow but that hijacked **bleep** near all my settings!  And, it won't let you do a screen capture with video's.

 

I have read various verbage on the internet that says that SMC will work with mp4 files.  I guess those writers must have already had a mp4 codec loaded!

 

Thanks

SanDisk Guru
Posts: 16,301
Registered: ‎04-17-2008

Re: mp4 codec with Quicktime

Have you tried K-Lite codec pack? Google it. I don't remember all that's in it, but as the name implies it's a 'pack' of codecs. Smiley Wink
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SanDisk Senior User
Posts: 106
Registered: ‎07-27-2009

Re: mp4 codec with Quicktime

K-Lite uses the mp4 codec from ffdshow which does not allow Auto Clip Save in Thumbplus with mp4 video's.  All you get is a black screen copied to the clipboard.
SanDisk Guru
Posts: 5,822
Registered: ‎12-26-2007

Re: mp4 codec with Quicktime

Da.  Use CCCP instead.  K-lite is a pain.

 

Bob   Smiley Very Happy