How can I watch .MOV files without QuickTime?
I've found a solution to use the "3ivx codec", but it doesn't work. Any idea?
VLC is worth a try.
Apple has made it difficult for third parties to do anything interesting with .MOV files. Their published documentation is extremely stale, new codecs are virtually undocumented, and they have a license agreement that basicly says you won't even try.
I use a codec pack named "K-Lite", it sometimes comes bundled with media player classic, which i don't like, so i recommend you to download the basic version, which doesn't have that player included and still supports .MOV files. KLite-Codec Pack
It has worked for me when trying to play those files on Windows Media Player or XBMC.