Re: vivo / viv MIME type?

Thomas Spaulding ( (no email) )
Fri, 6 Feb 1998 09:46:24 -0500

I don't remember it directly...but We had the same problem with Macromedia
products and Netscape.
What we had to do is have the author input the mime-type code in the page
script, ran great for both browsers.

It may be the same for vivo.

I will look for the exact coding and send it later.

-----Original Message-----
From: Josh Hillman <>
To: <>
Date: Thursday, February 05, 1998 5:51 PM
Subject: vivo / viv MIME type?

>Has anyone had to set up the MIME-type for Vivo video files in their
>webserver? We have a customer who is goofing around with them and the
>videos play properly from within MSIE 3.x and 4.x, but Netscape 3.x and 4.x
>won't play them--it just displays a puzzle piece where the video image
>would normally display. We've looked at and setup the
>mime-type in MS IIS 4.0 as well as in Apache 1.2.5 on a Solaris system, but
>again, only MSIE plays them (from either server). The MIME-types that are
>set up are:
> .viv video/
> .vivo video/
>Anyone have any ideas?
>Josh Hillman