[time-nuts] OT - Feynman lecture series on Physics hosted by Microsoft
xde-l2g3 at myamail.com
Fri Jul 17 20:32:42 UTC 2009
> Hi Mike:
> Yes, I installed Silverlight. I haven't tried the saving for off
> line, but plan to because the .avi files (after renaming) do not
That's odd. Recall there is about a minute of silence at the
beginning of the tape. This makes you think it is blank.
Windows Media Player 9 grabs the file when you click on it in
Explorer, but it only gives the sound and no image on my Win98
machine. I have to load the avi file manually into VLC.
Do you have VideoLan? It's at http://www.videolan.org/
VLC is free, cross-platform, and shows the video much smoother than
other multimedia players I have tried (MPlayer, FLVPlayer, etc.) If
you don't have it already, give it a try.
But that still doesn't help with the rest of the Messenger lectures.
I think there's no choice but to install Silverlight. I don't want
it on my main machine since MS is such a huge target for malware, so
I'll put it on a clone in VBox or VMware later when I have some
More information about the time-nuts