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highlandcattle: There is no single AVI, QuickTime or Replay codec, they are just types of wrapper files and there are dozens of entirely different codecs. In the case for the former two all the recent high quality codecs are closed source and DRM infected. Only the low quality stuff no one uses any more (and that MovieFS can play) has open source implementations. The only reason you can get these for both Windows and Mac is the codecs are supplied as binaries in return for a hefty license, and being legal bound to preserve the DRM.

 is a RISC OS Userdruck on 1/11/06 11:04AM
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