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So I used to be able to play .mid files within a browser with quicktime...

#1TinyTankXPosted 12/2/2013 6:41:33 PM
I'm on Windows 7 using Chrome and I remember I used to be able to .mid files within the browser (like on the website vgmusic.com for example)

Is there anything I can do about this? It's a hassle having it automatically download the files and stuff. I liked it when it was embedded (is that right?)

Thanks.
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#2TinyTankX(Topic Creator)Posted 12/2/2013 7:15:58 PM
Bump.
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#3arleasPosted 12/2/2013 7:22:56 PM(edited)
There's a quicktime plugin for chrome.... I'm listening to a midi file in chrome on windows 7 right now with it...

Well, it tries to download it by default... I think you'd have to point it directly at the file to get it to play in the browser by default

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#4TinyTankX(Topic Creator)Posted 12/2/2013 7:30:32 PM
arleas posted...
There's a quicktime plugin for chrome.... I'm listening to a midi file in chrome on windows 7 right now with it...

Well, it tries to download it by default... I think you'd have to point it directly at the file to get it to play in the browser by default


What plugin would that be?
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#5arleasPosted 12/2/2013 7:39:32 PM
From: TinyTankX | #004
What plugin would that be?


the uh... quicktime plugin? You know... quicktime by apple?
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/2445742

I had to go and set chrome as the default player for midi files, and like I said, even if I click on the link it still downloads, but if I click it again it plays it in chrome... I don't know if there's a way to set it to just download it to a browser cache and play it in chrome immediately.
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#6TinyTankX(Topic Creator)Posted 12/2/2013 8:45:21 PM
arleas posted...
From: TinyTankX | #004
What plugin would that be?


the uh... quicktime plugin? You know... quicktime by apple?
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/2445742

I had to go and set chrome as the default player for midi files, and like I said, even if I click on the link it still downloads, but if I click it again it plays it in chrome... I don't know if there's a way to set it to just download it to a browser cache and play it in chrome immediately.


Well mine is enabled.. and yet I can't find the method to make Chrome the default player.
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#7arleasPosted 12/2/2013 10:50:58 PM
From: TinyTankX | #006
I can't find the method to make Chrome the default player.


find a .mid file on your hard drive... right click on it.... select properties and then find the "opens with:" part and change that to chrome. You might have to browse to it since chrome isn't going to be considered the default for a sound file...
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#8TinyTankX(Topic Creator)Posted 12/2/2013 11:22:18 PM
arleas posted...
From: TinyTankX | #006
I can't find the method to make Chrome the default player.


find a .mid file on your hard drive... right click on it.... select properties and then find the "opens with:" part and change that to chrome. You might have to browse to it since chrome isn't going to be considered the default for a sound file...


Ah thanks that helped. Sadly it's still downloading the files ha ha, but it's fine. This is good.
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