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Mac owners who work in a Windows environment know how difficult it can be to play a Windows Media file on their laptop. One popular solution that lets customers play and edit a WMV/WMA file is Flip4Mac, a QuickTime component that is developed by Telestream and supported and hosted by Microsoft....

August 7th 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Hot on the heels of yesterday's Aperture 3.0.2 update, Apple has released iMovie 8.0.6. The update improves reliability when working with videos from Aperture and requires Mac OS X 10.5.6 or later and iLife '09. The update weighs in at 35.84 MB and is available via the download link above or Softwar...

March 26th 2010 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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The essential QuickTime plugin for playing Windows Media files, Flip4Mac, has been updated. In addition to bug fixes, etc., the new beta version 2.1.1.70 adds the significant improvement of support for Windows Media 9 Advanced playback. If you've been running into incompatibilities with a favorite s...

April 30th 2007 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Ok, so for whatever reason you just need to have the ability to encode darling little WMVs on your Mac, Flip4Mac is probably the way you'll want to go, and macZOT! makes the encoding software more appealing with a nice 35% off discount. The full-fledged Flip4Mac WMV Studio package typically runs $49...

March 6th 2007 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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U.K.-based publisher, Feral Interactive made the trip to this year's Macworld Expo, eager to sell its product to Mac gamers. The company's booth holds many kiosks showing Feral's latest -- or in-progress -- ports, including Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy, The Movies, and Imperial Glory.Fera...

January 12th 2007 at 8:55am 0 Comments
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Telestream (aka the "Flip4Mac" people) announced the 4.2 release of its "Episode" compression software for Mac. Episode provides compression solutions for both the desktop (from $395) and for workgroups (from $6500) for media distribution on the web, podcasts, and DVD. Version 4.2 adds VC-1 HDV and...

December 6th 2006 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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People who want to play Windows Media files on their Intel Macs can rejoice, eventually. That's right, Telestream, the makers of the very cool Flip4Mac which enables Quicktime to play Windows Media files, have posted a note on their website. It basically says that they are working on a Universal Bin...

July 27th 2006 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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For Intel Mac users who either love or hate WMV but have to deal with it one way or another, Flip4Mac has just begun beta testing the long-awaited Universal Binary version of their WMV QuickTime components. Announced in their forums today, it is more or less an invite-yourself program, as I had to c...

June 5th 2006 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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Some users, myself included, are reporting that the 3rd party Flip4Mac plugin Microsoft recently purchased and offered for free seems to break QuickTime Pro's ability to export movie files. This morning I was trying to compress and export to H.264 some AVI files I shot with my Canon digicam over the...

February 6th 2006 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Yesterday, we wrote about the extraordinary generosity that Microsoft displayed by distributing the Flip4Mac player available for free. Flip4Mac is a tool that allows you to play WMV files with Quicktime. Before you get a warm fuzzy for Microsoft, check this out: They've suspended development of Win...

January 12th 2006 at 11:00am 0 Comments