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I've exported out a .mov file from Final Cut Pro (shot with a Sony XDCam) and other Macs can't play it.

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I've exported out of Final Cut Pro a .mov file of a video shot on a Sony XDCam camera. When I go to play the video on another Mac, all that plays is the audio with no video.
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by:roylong
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You have two options:

1. Download the correct coded to ALL computers which need to view it.

2. Re-export / convert the .mov using H.264 codec (which should work on all macs); convert to .mp4 (again using H.264) or convert to .avi
 
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that should read CODEC.
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How do I find out which Codec I need?
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It was exported out using H.264 Codec
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If it was exported using the H.264 codec then the target computers should be able to view this with QuickTime.

Can you check that the export actually used the codec?  Here is a link to the xdcam specific codec which is needed to view xdcam footage.
http://www.calibratedsoftware.com/QXD.asp

Can you find the footage/movie you have exported and CMD+i it to get the info up - look in the section which says More Info: and tell me what's listed there.  Mine says this:

Dimensions: 960 x 540
Codecs: AAC, H.264
Color Profile: HD (1-1-1)
Duration 31:12
Audio Channels: 2
Total bit rate: 3,379
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