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03-16-2004, 06:07 PM
I have heard that if you zip a Divx file it will some times have problems playing after you unzip it.
The reason I need to zip it (it barley effects file size) is so a user can download the file through a Flash button. (getURL)
If anyone knows about this or wants to particapate in my test it would be very helpful.
Bellow is a link to a test page. There you can download a 255 KB
DivX file, unzip it, then see if it plays all right on your computer.
It should be about 3 seconds of video with audio.
It works fine on my computer, but I think some people have trouble with it.
click here to go to test page (http://www.scottsonnenberg.com/videotest.htm)
03-17-2004, 08:57 AM
A simple question. Does the file have to be a zip file or can it be a file with a zip extension! If it is the later why not change the file extension to zip and ask the user to save the file as an avi.
03-17-2004, 07:04 PM
Downloaded, Opened, Played.
03-18-2004, 04:13 PM
Thanx for all of you help guys.
You can never be too sure when it comes to computers.
P.S. d_hansbury, I saw that "Dork" cartoon on your website. It was very funny. I liked it.
03-18-2004, 04:32 PM
That was the first "real" animation I've done in a long time. I learned a lot from it and got lots of good feedback. I look forward to doing more very soon.
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