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So I have a new Mac Mini CD and 2 External 2.0 HDs

 
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2006 2:28 pm    Post subject: So I have a new Mac Mini CD and 2 External 2.0 HDs Reply with quote

I have almost 500 GB of backed up Divx Movies and Shows, but when I try to access them through FrontRow, they take forever to load. Does anyone else have this problem? Is there a way to fix it?

I have 512MB Ram, so I'm not sure if that has anything to do with it. If it is, does anyone know how to increase my Virtual Ram?

I'm trying to make a great Home Entertainment System, but the lag is killing me! Sucks when friends want to see it and it takes forever to load!
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2006 3:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You did get the Intel (beta) codec for DivX right?

Assuming you just got a new Intel powered Mini of course.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2006 7:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What DivX plug-in are you using?
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2006 8:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You'll definitely need the DiVX decoder for Quicktime (Intel version) for Front Row to deal with these files. I installed the latest version and can easily access all of my DiVX movies via Front Row no problem.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2006 10:26 pm    Post subject: Re: So I have a new Mac Mini CD and 2 External 2.0 HDs Reply with quote

camination wrote:
I have almost 500 GB of backed up Divx Movies and Shows, but when I try to access them through FrontRow, they take forever to load. Does anyone else have this problem? Is there a way to fix it?

I have 512MB Ram, so I'm not sure if that has anything to do with it. If it is, does anyone know how to increase my Virtual Ram?

I'm trying to make a great Home Entertainment System, but the lag is killing me! Sucks when friends want to see it and it takes forever to load!


Don't keep all the movies in one big folder. Break them up into smaller folders.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2006 5:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Has anyone else checked out DivX player beta 2 yet?

http://labs.divx.com/LatestMacPlayer
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2006 2:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bandit Bill . . Good Idea . . thanks!

I'm gonna check out the DivX Beta and let you guys know tonight . . . .

*update* - it WORKS for all of my avis . . . but i still have some mpgs that aren't working . . . .
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