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With Perian, the Swiss Army Knife for QuickTime, any OS X application that uses QuickTime can now use these additional media types:

  • AVI, FLV, and MKV file formats
  • MS-MPEG4 v1 & v2, DivX, 3ivX, H.264, FLV1, FSV1, VP6, H263I, VP3, HuffYUV, FFVHuff, MPEG1 & MPEG2 Video, Fraps, Windows Media Audio v1 & v2, Flash ADPCM, Xiph Vorbis (in Matroska), MPEG Layer II Audio
  • AVI support for: AAC, AC3 Audio, H.264, MPEG4, and VBR MP3
  • Subtitle support for SSA and SRT

What's New

Version 1.3.2:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.6.8 or later running on an Intel processor.

  • Various bug fixed
  • Due to issues with trying to use a more recent version of FFmpeg, this release instead uses an older version that is on Perian's svn server


  • OS X 10.6.8 or later

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Downloads 941,855
Version Downloads 17,807
License Free
Date 12 Dec 2013
Platform Intel 64 / OS X / Intel 32
Price Free
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