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A fix to enable playing Flash movies in Safari Web Browsers
This might be obvious to many, but it wasn't to me. I wasn't able to get Flash movies from certain sites to work in Safari until I unchecked the Flash box in the QuickTime System Preferences panel -- click on the MIME Settings button, then look in the Miscellaneous section and uncheck Flash.

Some talk on this subject can also be found on the Apple Discussions site; search on "quicktime flash safari" to see a thread on the issue.

[robg adds: An older hint discusses a different (but related?) issue with Mozilla and Flash movies.]
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A fix to enable playing Flash movies in Safari
Authored by: GCmagic on Oct 22, '03 11:05:21AM

On my Quicktime prefs the MIME settings panel is blank! Aren't there supposed to be at least some default ones there?
I'm using QT 6.4 in 10.2.8.



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partial solution, but
Authored by: poultryfarm on Oct 22, '03 01:39:23PM
Most flash sites work for me, but every once in a while i still get a nonworking site.
one example of this is sisley
i tried in both camino and safari, but no luck (the site does function fine on the pc at work with ie - ewww)...
perhaps this is not a flash problem? not sure. anybody else having this problem? or is it just a poorly coded site?
p.s. i do have the latest flash + shockwave plugin installed.

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partial solution, but
Authored by: poultryfarm on Oct 22, '03 03:05:13PM
this site is another nonfunctioning example: suba
i would be greatful if somebody could try it out so i can know if other people have the same problem or is it just me. thank you

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They work for me;
Authored by: frankko on Oct 22, '03 07:40:59PM

Both of those sites work for me and I haven't touched my QuickTime MIME type settings.



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They work for me;
Authored by: poultryfarm on Oct 23, '03 01:08:59AM

hmm, thank you.
now i wonder what i'm doing wrong. thanks for the check.



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partial solution, but
Authored by: buze81123 on Mar 16, '04 12:18:50AM

I am having the same problem. Somebody please help!!!



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Don't forget Flash web settings
Authored by: pairof9s on Oct 22, '03 01:59:25PM
When you come to a web page w/ an embedded Flash movie, to help the playback of this movie and others found throughout the current site, you can increase the cache as well as other settings. Just place your pointer above a Flash movie and Control + click (right + click) to access the custom Flash settings (along w/ zooming, play controls, print, animation quality).

Settings include cache, volume, DV camera access.

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works for me too
Authored by: g3ski on Mar 16, '04 11:41:19AM

both sisley and suba work for me

I am using OS X 10.3.3, what about you?

Flash version: 7.0.1.4.0

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A fix to enable playing Flash movies in Safari
Authored by: Zo-1 on Mar 17, '04 01:03:59AM

Few people seem to notice all the juicy privacy settings available - and on the Macromedia site, no less - when you right-click on any Flash movie. Your Flash player can be set to never allow a single file to use your browser cache - or camera, or microphone, should you be so foolish.

I'd give the url. . . but you do know how to right-click, don't you?



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A fix to enable playing Flash movies in Safari
Authored by: raider on Mar 17, '04 10:54:20AM
Anyone else have problems in Safari with ifilm.com? It works fine for me using Camino, but in Safari it says I don't have Flash... (i have the latest Flash version, 7.0.something as of yesterday).

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