View Full Version : Load Quicktime Movie dynamically in Flash 8

01-25-2006, 01:53 AM

Can we dynamically load a quicktime mov file into Flash 8 at runtime. I know that we can import a mov file to the fla timeline and use it, or convert an mov file to flv and load it dynamically using loadMovie function.

But what if I want to load quicktime mov files dynamically? My application allows users to upload quicktime mov files using Flash 8. But what when they want to view/play their uploaded files?

Is there a way to playback uploaded .mov files in Flash 8 at runtime or convert these into flv programatically??? Thanks in advance.


01-25-2006, 03:07 AM
Why just not use a getURL to play them in the user's default video player?

01-28-2006, 12:41 AM
Yeah I can definitely do that, but my projec requires that the users see the movie in the application itself :(

If I don't find a solution probably that is exactly what I will have to do.


01-28-2006, 12:27 PM
I think www.gotoandlearn.com has the answer for you. There are a couple of tutorials about loading movies into flash.

09-01-2006, 09:00 AM
I have the same problem
loading quicktime movies dynamically would be a real help.
Exept for converting it into huge flv files i dont see another solution.
So anyone knows how to load quicktime movies dynamically?

09-01-2006, 12:54 PM
you can load quicktime movie the same way as flv....i have done it...thoughs it can be buggy....it will work. however i suggest using flv files...