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    Quicktime Plugin Setup




    The Quicktime Plugin is needed to display the h.264 stream of your INSTAR HD camera in alternative Browsers like Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Opera. Please refer to ActiveX Plugin Installation on Windows if you want to use the Internet Explorer to access your camera.


    Quicktime Setup under Windows

    Step 1: Please download the newest version of Quicktime Player from Apple Inc.

    QuickTime Plugin Setup
    Download the newest version of the full Quicktime player.



    Step 2: Please click Run in order to download and start the installation of the Quicktime Player.

    QuickTime Plugin Setup
    Install the player.



    Step 3: After the installation please double click on QuickTime Player to start the program.

    QuickTime Plugin Setup
    Start the Quicktime player.



    Step 4: Please select Edit - Preferences and the menu Quicktime Preferences.

    QuickTime Plugin Setup
    Navigate to the Quicktime Preferences.



    Step 5: Please click on Advanced, you should now see the below window.

    QuickTime Plugin Setup
    Click on the Advanced tab.



    Step 6: Please choose Custom... as the Streaming Transport and select Transport Protocol: HTTP and Port ID: 80 in the next window.

    QuickTime Plugin Setup
    Select the Transport Protocoll HTTP and Port ID 80.




    Step 7: Please confirm all settings with "OK". Next please open the IP camera in your webbrowser. The picture should now be shown..


    Note 1: You might have to start the Browser as Administrator. Just make a right click on the Browser symbol in your Start menu and choose "Run as...".

    Note 2: If you use a Virus scanner such as AVAST, KASPERSKY or AVG you have to create an exception for the IP address of the camera. The easiest way is to shortly turn of all Internet Security Software in order to check which software is blocking the Quicktime plugin from installation/execution.




    Quicktime Setup under Mac OSX

    Step 1: Please open your Finder and select Applications and Utilities as shown below.

    QuickTime Plugin Setup MacOSX
    Open the Utilities in your Applications folder.




    Step 2: Inside the folder Utilities please open the program Terminal.

    QuickTime Plugin Setup MacOSX
    Please start the Terminal from your Utilities folder.




    Step 3: The Terminal window will open.

    QuickTime Plugin Setup MacOSX
    The Terminal window.




    Step 4: Please input the following or copy the line into Terminal to make sure it is correct qtdefaults write TransportSettings "HTTP" "80".

    QuickTime Plugin Setup MacOSX
    Type qtdefaults write TransportSettings "HTTP" "80".




    Step 5: Please confirm your input. The following message should be shown in your Terminal window.

    QuickTime Plugin Setup MacOSX
    You will see the following message.




    Step 6: Open the IP camera in your web browser. The video should now be shown.


    Note 1: You might have to start the Browser as Administrator. Just make a right click on the Browser symbol in your Start menu and choose "Run as...".

    Note 2: If you use a Virus scanner such as AVAST, KASPERSKY or AVG you have to create an exception for the IP address of the camera. The easiest way is to shortly turn of all Internet Security Software in order to check which software is blocking the Quicktime plugin from installation/execution.


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