Should We Still Be Installing QuickTime Enabler, avc1Decoder, and the TenFourFox MP4 Enabler?

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Steve Graanet

16 Sep, 2019 03:34 PM

TenFourFox has advanced so far due to all of your hard work that it got me to thinking. I know that we should be installing Perian 1.2.3 every time we install TenFourFox, but do we still need to install QuickTime Enabler 1.2.0, avc1Decoder 0.8.1, and the TenFourFox MP4 Enabler from your https://sourceforge.net/projects/tenfourfox/files/addons/ and https://sourceforge.net/projects/tenfourfox/files/addons/qte/codecs/ webpages. In addition, could there be some kind of a text file put on the https://sourceforge.net/projects/tenfourfox/files/addons/ webpage that mentions that the avc1Decoder file is actually in on the https://sourceforge.net/projects/tenfourfox/files/addons/qte/codecs/ webpage? It's almost hidden there and hard-to-find for necessary a file.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Chris (chtrusch... on 17 Sep, 2019 04:48 PM

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    If you want to watch mp4 video inside the browser, you must install the mp4 enabler.

    If you want to use the QuickTime Enabler (i.e, to play mp4 videos outside the browser with QuickTime Player), you should install the avc1 decoder if you're on 10.4, otherwise lots of videos won't play.

    Installing Perian is always a good idea.

  2. 2 Posted by Steve on 20 Sep, 2019 09:12 AM

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    Thank you Chris. That was very kind of you. Sometime it's hard to keep up with everything that needs to be installed.

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