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Video files with a MIME Type of application/octet-stream from sharepoint document library is not opening in a player(client application) RRS feed

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  • <p>Hi,</p><p></p><p>I have uploaded one video file of type application/octet-stream into sharepoint document library and this is not opening in a video player(which is installed in my machine) when click on the file.</p><p>seems video file with a MIME Type of application/octet-stream from sharepoint document library is not recognising as playable video</p><p>this issue is only in IE(my version is IE8), but in chrome and firefox its working fine i.e the file is playing in a player when click on the file.</p><p>I tried adding MIME type in IIS ( as per below link) </p><p><a href="http://gavinb.net/2011/07/19/serving-html5-video-from-sharepoint-document-libraries/">http://gavinb.net/2011/07/19/serving-html5-video-from-sharepoint-document-libraries/</a></p><p>File name extension: .dce</p><p>MIME type: application/octet-stream</p><p>Note: .wmv files are working fine those are playing fine in windows player.</p>
    Friday, April 4, 2014 3:38 PM