Flip4Mac WMV v188.8.131.52 Beta
Flip4Mac WMV is a collection of QuickTimeTM components that allow you to play, import
and export Windows Media® f iles. Flip4Mac WMV can be used with most of your
favorite QuickTime applications including QuickTime Player, iMovie and Final Cut Pro.
The Flip4Mac WMV components are compatible with Mac Intel and PowerPC OS X
versions 10.3.9, 10.4 or later and QuickTime versions 6.5 and 7.1.2 (recommended).
Af ter installing Flip4Mac WMV you can play Windows Media f iles in QuickTime Player
and view Windows Media content on the Internet using Saf ari and other web browsers.
By upgrading Flip4Mac WMV you will be able to import Windows Media f iles for editing
or create Windows Media f iles for distribution. These features are available in trial mode
until you're ready to purchase an upgrade.
You can purchase an upgrade at the Flip4Mac Store or directly f rom the sof tware by
selecting Flip4Mac WMV in the System Preferences application.
Web Browser Support
Flip4Mac WMV includes an Internet plug*in that plays Windows Media streams within
Safari and other web browsers. When installed the Flip4Mac WMV plug*in replaces the
plug*in provided by Microsof t Windows Media Player 9 for Mac OS X.
While the Flip4Mac WMV plug*in provides superior playback performance, it is unable to
play content that has been protected using Windows Digital Rights Management (DRM).
If you want to continue using the Microsof t supplied web browser plug*in, click
"Customize" during installation and uncheck the "Web Browser Support" option.
Changes in This Beta Release
• Added support for Windows Media 9 Advanced playback.
• Added support for reclaiming file types assumed by other applications.
• Improved ASX handling.
• Improved support for MPEG 4 playback.
• Resolved some issues related to 2*pass VBR encoding.
• Resolved manual activation issue.
• Resolved Helix streaming server playback issue.
• Resolved Save as and Save As QuickTime Movie issue on OS 10.3.9/QT 7.1.2
• Resolved potential for crash when playing back files that have been deliberately
• Improved support for installation using Apple Remote Desktop.
• Playback of Windows Media 9 Advanced Simple Profile files on a Mac will playback
white but playback correltly on a Windows machine.
• Playback of Windows Media 9 Advanced files with display set to 256 colors will