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How to make certain video files appear in Front Row
Authored by: joshewah on Jan 26, '07 09:19:27AM

I saw a tip similar to this and thought it seemed like a big pain in the butt to go through since I usually watch a movie and movie it elsewhere once I am done.

I was messing with frontrow though and realized if you put quicktime supported media in the Movies directory it just shows up on its own without adding it to iTunes. So there really is no need to use this hint unless you want to keep movies elsewhere and link to them.



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How to make certain video files appear in Front Row
Authored by: simonvx on Jan 26, '07 09:40:37AM

I keep a lot of video files on an external drive, and also on another Mac (old iMac G3 in a closet in the basement! Poor guy), I put aliases in my Movies folder, and if I mount the drives before activating Front Row, I can browse wherever I want. DivX files, Flash movies downloaded from YouTube (using Keepvid.com), they all work in Front Row - - as long as they work in QuickTime. For those special formats, I use Flip4Mac WMV Components and Perian, both Free. If someone could find a way to play Real Media .ram and .rmvb in QuickTime, then I could say it's perfect ;-)

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Mr Vx



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How to make certain video files appear in Front Row
Authored by: kkrog on Jan 26, '07 10:07:51AM
Hey, In fact you can just create an "alias" pointing to the folder on your 500GB external HD where you keep your videos - place that alias in your "Movies" directory and all movies will show up in Front Row! Klaus

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