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    .mov format

    Does anyone know of a <img src=/S/free.gif border=0 alt=free width=30 height=15> product for the pc that can read the .mov format. My son sent me some files on a cd from his iMac that he downloaded off his video camera. He can play them fine on his iMac with Quicktime so I have downloaded the newest <img src=/S/free.gif border=0 alt=free width=30 height=15> version of Quicktime for the pc but when I try to read it, Quicktime tells me it is in the wrong format. Does the Apple and pc have different formats of the .mov type?

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    Re: .mov format

    The formats should be the same, so I don't know why you would be seeing this - but try and hunt down the QuickTime Alternative on the net, it should play QT movies.
    -Mark

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    Re: .mov format

    Thanks Mark

    Will do.
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    Re: .mov format

    Don,
    You can DL a trial copy of an all in one format converter, including MOV files from Converter

    I haven't used this but it claims to do what you want. <img src=/S/crossfingers.gif border=0 alt=crossfingers width=17 height=16>
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    Re: .mov format

    Thanks Bob

    My wife is going to be thrilled if this works. (Videos of our grandchild.)

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