Configuring MPEG-4 Video Players
SnapKast can produce MPEG-4 video for playback. This web page provides tips on how to configure various video player programs to play MPEG-4 videos correctly. As with many computing platforms, there are numerous solutions to these issues. These following suggestions have worked when tested in our labs:
Unfortunately Windows Media Player does not support MPEG-4 videos as it is installed from Microsoft. Here are steps to enable MPEG-4 videos in Microsoft Windows Media Player. Once complete MPEG-4 videos should play.
Now MPEG-4 videos should work in the Windows Media Player.
On some computers (e.g. Toshiba tablets) MPEG-4 videos are displayed very faintly in the QuickTime player. One solution is to change some configuration settings in QuickTime:
MPEG-4 videos should now play well in QuickTime.
Apple iTunes has a built-in video player that apparently utilizes QuickTime software. We have found that applying the changes for QuickTime can make the iTunes player behave correctly.
No configuration needed.
Works with version 10.5. Real player will detect and prompt for the installation of any needed codecs. No further configuration is needed.
Follow these steps to configure Winamp for MP4 video playback (tested on version 5.34):
If you're still having difficulty try some of the solutions on the Winamp Most Requested Features/Plug-ins page (scroll to the MPEG-4 Video section).