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Posted on 2011-03-19
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OK, this is crazy...  I have a simple href that is supposed to play or download a m4v video that I created.  Simple as this:
<a href="../Videos/Introduction.m4v">Tutorial 1 - Overview and Uploading Music</a><br />        

The file is definitely there, and it does play just fine when I FTP download it.  I put an mp3 called Introduction.mp3, in the same folder then change the URL and it play just fine.  How could it see the mp3 but not the m4v?  Please help!
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here is a tutorial how to run m4v format on new browser that supported HTML 5 and how to handle old browser by using flash instead:

http://www.webmonkey.com/2010/02/embed_audio_and_video_in_html_5_pages/
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OR maybe it have to do with security where the hosting that you host the m4v files have a policy not to run this type of files?
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by:JT_SIRO
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Thanks, I'll start reading that article.  It's on my web server and I've allowed all permissions on the files.  

Is there a way to just force it to download the video to the clients computer?  I just need a quick comprehensive solution.  Thanks -
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if for download, alternatively you can zip the file and link the download to that zip file.
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