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Guidance

Windows users - external (from outside the University)

To view the webcasts it is recommended that your system meets the following specifications:

  • Windows 7 or Later
    • Internet Explorer 10 (or later)
    • Firefox 12 (or later)
    • Opera 21 (Or later)
    • Chrome 35 (or later)
  • Windows Media Player 9 or later

For optimum results use Windows 7, Internet Explorer 11 and Windows Media Player 12.

Download Windows Media Player 12

Windows users - internal (from within the University)

To view the webcasts on campus you will need to be logged-on to a Windows 7 Workstation with Windows Media Player 9 or later.

If you do not have access to a Windows 7 Workstation you can visit the Julian Hodge Study Centre, Colum Drive.


Mobile Devices

Using mobile devices install VideoLAN VLC player and use the URL:

rtsp://mmgrawww02.cf.ac.uk/webcast


Apple Macs

To view the webcasts it is recommended that your system meets the following specifications:

  • Intel or PowerPC G4 & G5 OSX 10.4 or later
  • Install the Flip4Mac Windows Media Components.
  • Set the Flip4Mac options to open content in the stand alone "Flip Player" and to "Reclaim" Windows media playback associations.
  • Use Safari, Firefox or Chrome to access the Live Stream page and click on one of the two links above as appropriate.
Flip4Mac Links:

Free version 3.2 download – http://dvd-mac.com/flip4mac.html

Purchase version 3.3 – http://www.telestream.net/flip4mac/wmv.htm

Alternatively the webcast will work in VideoLAN VLC player for the Mac. You need to manually input the URL of the webstream by selecting File – Open Network… and pasting the following URL in the URL link.

VLC Links:

Free version 3.2 download – http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.en_GB.html