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Perian for Mac

Perian 1.2.2

  -  3.48 MB  -  Freeware

Sometimes latest versions of the software can cause issues when installed on older devices or devices running an older version of the operating system.

Software makers usually fix these issues but it can take them some time. What you can do in the meantime is to download and install an older version of Perian 1.2.2.

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What's new in this version:

- Added WebM/VP8 support. [r1310, r1315]
- Added support for compressed MKV tracks, as generated by newer versions of mkvtoolnix. [r1317, r1334]
- Added FFv1 lossless video support. [r1363] (#407)
- Added an internal decoder for Theora, fixing compatibility problems with XiphQT. [r1379] (#499)
- The readme and license files are now included in the component bundle. [r1309]
- Fixed Matroska files with video glitches due to repeated timecodes. [r1364] (#502)
- Fixed several possible crashes in Matroska import. [r1332, r1392] (#223)
- Fixed some Matroska files losing frames at the end of the file. [r1399, r1407] (#224, #558)
- Fixed audio sync in many FLV videos. [r1383] (1.2 regression) (#543)
- Fixed several possible crashes/hangs in subtitle parsing. [r1327, r1331, r1339, r1376] (#515, #521)
- Worked around Apple's incorrect channel layout in .mp4 files. [A52Codec r84]
- Fixed several correctness errors. [r1307, r1308, r1365]
- Improved rendering of semitransparent text styles. [r1328]

- The next planned version will remove support for PowerPC and Mac OS X versions prior to 10.6. Maintenance updates may be provided if necessary.