How to play .avi files in Mac OS X?

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  1. lordcoca

    lordcoca Wading in the Velvet Sea

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    Quicktime refuses to play them, and I installed Windows Media Player but that also refused to play the file - is there some other program I need to use? Someone recommended that I convert the files to .mov, but is there a simpler way? :hs:
     
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    I use DivXDoctor to convert it to a format that QuickTime can use (usually mpg). You can also Download MPlayer OSX with the codecs and that can play the avi's but sometimes the sound it off a bit. You can get DivXDoctor here: http://doctor.3ivx.com/
     
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    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    VLC or MPlayer, what one doesn't play the other will
     
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    lordcoca Wading in the Velvet Sea

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    I downloaded VLC, very :cool: program. It played the file perfectly, and I must say that I like the set up for VLC. Very nifty, I'll probably use it over windows media player and Real player :)
     

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