Putting FVL codes into the video player.

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  1. frightenedcow

    frightenedcow New Member

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    How hard would it be to just give the video player for the ipod the codes needed to play FLV files? I've used ssh to look at the files somewhere in the ipod and found where i think the video code files are. they were like .plist files.
    i was wondering if you could just ssh something into the ipod in a specific fold and the video player could use it to play FLV.

    I'm not familiar with all this though.
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    Teslanaut Well-Known Member

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    The iPod does not support Flash. So it cannot play .FLV files. Thanks for Playing.
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    yup well all done mods lets close this one
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    frightenedcow New Member

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    fine.

    crap all over my theory.
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    Jarlath Retired Moderator

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    ^--- Says it all.

    1) FLV files are NOT plist files.

    2) FLV files are containers for proprietary codecs, which are not accelerated by the iPod's hardware.

    3) Given how FLV kills the CPU on a desktop machine, doing this on the much lower-capability processor on an iPod is a very, very bad idea. There's reasons YouTube mobile users h.264.
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    frightenedcow New Member

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    i wasnt sure about the .plist and i was hoping some haker or someone could make any kind of file to copy into the ipod.

    but if it sucks too hard on a cpu then i guess its not a good idea.
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    Gitykins Banned

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    You'd need a codec to do that.

    However VLC4iPhone MAY play FLV's, but I'm not sure.
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  9. frightenedcow

    frightenedcow New Member

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    Yes. ive hear of this VLC for iphone and i tried to pursue it but i found out it was like... just beta and you needed to donate $5 to become a tester to get it.

    Is it available for free? how do i get it?
  10. Gitykins

    Gitykins Banned

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    You can google vlc4iphone 2.0 and click the 4th link.

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