A URL for a video stream from some news website I'm trying to load contains pipe characters (|). Although this media URL loads fine inside the flash video player of the website, as well as in VLC, QuickTime Player throws this error.

If I remove the pipe character the URL is considered by QTPlayer as valid but it doesn't point to the proper content...

Any ideas how to solve this?


Replace the pipe characters in the URL with the encoded version %7C.

So http://www.name.com/file|place would be http://www.name.com/file%7Cplace.

More info on URL encoding here and here.

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