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Re: Problems with MAGpie 2 and .mov


From: Spruill Kevin
Date: Apr 21, 2008 9:50AM

FYI - another captioning tool (folks are experiencing issues w/ the new
version of Magpie)

Kevin Spruill
IT Specialist
Information Resources Accessibility Program
Phone: (202) 283-7059
IRAP Web site: http://irap.web.irs.gov

-----Original Message-----
From: Christophe Strobbe [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Monday, April 14, 2008 1:52 PM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Problems with MAGpie 2 and .mov

Hi Jan,

At 23:08 11/04/2008, you wrote:
>Hi, everyone,
>I'm trying to caption a .mov video with MAGpie 2.
>. Every time I create a new project, select the source file, and hit
>the OK button, the editor window and media player flashes quickly, then

>the whole application crashes and closes.
>. QuickTime works fine stand-alone, i.e., I can play the very same
>source file on the QT player with no problem.
>. Nevertheless, I reinstalled both QT and MAGpie, with the same
>. I have a similar crash problem with .wmv files, so it's not
>exclusive to .mov files.
>Does anyone have any idea what's going on or what else I might try?

A colleague of mine also had crash problems, so she first tried MAGpie 1
as an alternative and then discoverd URUWorks Subtitle Workshop
<http://www.urusoft.net/home.php?lang=1>;, which appears to have more

Best regards,


>Jan Heck
>Instructor, Accessible Learning Technology Coastline Community College

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