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Finite looping a video file in quicktime or MP4 container and keeping file size down to single loop original size?

I'm trying to find a way to create a very long but finite (limit of 100x) looping movie from a 2 mintue clip, and keep the file size down to only the original single loop. (So am hoping a container ...
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How VLC player achieves playing MOV files without any codecs installed?

What is the "magic" and why picasa or windows live galery, XnViewer can not play them in the same way?
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Recovered video files won't play

I have an SD card with pictures and video which malfunctioned. I was able to recover the files with Photorec. The pictures are OK, but wen I try to open the vide files (*.mov extension) in get the ...
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Upgraded VLC, won't play CAF files

I just upgraded to VLC media player 2.0.4 Twoflower on Win 7. It associates itself with .CAF files, but won't play them. I have quicktime installed, and it will happily play CAF files, so I'm not ...
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No video shown in MOV files when played in VLC on Linux

Files with the .MOV extension are great with their tiny size! I'm trying to play these files on Linux using VLC, as it's a great cross-platform application, but the problem is that NO video is shown ...
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798 views

VLC jumpy when playing MP4 with SRT file

I am a bit of a technophobe and haven't had a mac for long so please bear with me... I have an MP4 file and an SRT file (Subtitles) that I want to play together using VLC. They are saved in the same ...
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How to get QuickTime player to open a non-standard video stream?

On some sites there are video streams, such as this one, that I can open and view well using VLC, but on QuickTime player it doesn't load at all. How can I view it on QuickTime Player? (particularly ...
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Change filetype association on OS X?

Quicktime X does not want to play certain MPG files. How do I change the default to be VLC?
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Why is QuickTime’s volume significantly softer than VLC’s?

I have a Unibody Macbook running 10.5.5. When I play videos in QuickTime the audio is low even after I raise both the QuickTime volume meter and the system volume meter to the maximum. When I play the ...