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Old January 5th, 2009
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Originally Posted by Lord of the Rings View Post
I had doubted that they were true Quicktime videos though. Since Quicktime itself cannot play those .mov files that are spammed, but players like VLC or MPlayer can. I guessed it was a windows video format that simply used the same file extension.

The QuickTime .mov format is a containor format. The actual format inside could be anything. Similar concept to AVI.

Ignoring .mov files less than 150 MB is very wise though.
I do get QT Pro to open, and they open up my browser. maybe a different file type.
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