SkullMac @ Planet Namek (@)
Fri, 09 Jun 2000 00:25:42 -0400


*Powers on a Pentium III 550 and launches QT4*
*Launches WMP on his Powermac G4*

What I said still hold true for Windows QT vs Mac WMP.

-- 
SkullMac
SkullMac@planetnamek.com
http://www.planetnamek.com

> From: "Blackeagle" <cdupchurch@hotmail.com> > Reply-To: gundam@aeug.org > Date: Thu, 08 Jun 2000 21:05:42 MST > To: gundam@aeug.org > Subject: Re: [gundam] (OT)NEW ESCAFLOWNE MOVIE TRAILER!!!!! > >> Nani!? WMP for Mac BETTER than the Windows version and ON PAR with >> Quicktime >> for Mac? WMP Mac beta is the BIGGEST load of crash-ware I have EVER run on >> my Mac. The framerate, even on the latest Powermac G4, is poor, even on >> very >> low data rate clips. In addition, it fails to support most of the codecs >> that the PC version does. The Mac version may be "just a beta", but its a >> beta of last years final version of WMP! > > Read more carefully, Z said WMP for Mac is about as good as Quicktime for > WINDOWS not QT for Mac. > >> In comparison, I can play a Sorenson encoded (processor intensive) clip, >> full screen 1024x768, without dropping a frame in Quicktime. Hell, running >> MacOS X DP4 and Quicktime 5 beta full screen gives me faster frame rates >> than Mac WMP beta at 1/4 screen. >> -- >> SkullMac >> SkullMac@gundamlounge.com >> http://www.gundamlounge.com >> >>> From: -Z- <Z@Gundam.Com> >>> Reply-To: gundam@aeug.org >>> Date: Thu, 08 Jun 2000 18:44:14 -0700 >>> To: gundam@aeug.org >>> Subject: Re: [gundam] (OT)NEW ESCAFLOWNE MOVIE TRAILER!!!!! >>> >>> At 21:40 6/7/2000, you wrote: >>>> On Wed, 7 Jun 2000, -Z- wrote: >>>>> At 02:39 6/7/2000, you wrote: >>>>>>> http://www.movie-navi.com/ESUKA/ >>>>>>> >>>>>>> Very cool looking stuff!!!! >>>>>>> >>>>>> what's an .asf file? Can I play it on my mac? >>>>> >>>>> Active Streaming Format -- what Microsoft used to call NetShow and now >>>>> calls Windows Media Technology. >>>>> >>>>> It's not platform specific. Just as you can get QuickTime for >> Windows, >>> you >>>>> can get Windows Media Player for Macintosh. >>>> >>>> Keep in mind the mac version of WMP (or is that wimp?) is just a beta. >> The >>>> abilities of the software are not equal between platforms. >>> >>> Keep in mind that the latest Windows version of WMP is also "just a >> beta" >>> and that the abilities of the two betas are comparable. >>> >>> The Mac WMP beta player is actually better than the current Windows >> release >>> and about on par with the current QuickTime for Windows release. >>> >>> And they're all trying to be RealPlayer and WinAmp combined. >>> >>> -Z- >>> >>> >>> - >>> Gundam Mailing List Archives are available at http://gundam.aeug.org/ >> >> >> - >> Gundam Mailing List Archives are available at http://gundam.aeug.org/ > > ________________________________________________________________________ > Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at http://www.hotmail.com > > > - > Gundam Mailing List Archives are available at http://gundam.aeug.org/

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