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Re: Why is Mac so bad

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  • kwayneheil
    No problem on Win 7 simultaneously opening QTVR, Flash, and HTML 5 panoramas on Firefox, IE9, Chrome and Safari. All scroll smoothly. 8GB RAM. Wayne
    Message 1 of 14 , Mar 29, 2012
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      No problem on Win 7 simultaneously opening QTVR, Flash, and HTML 5 panoramas on Firefox, IE9, Chrome and Safari. All scroll smoothly. 8GB RAM.

      Wayne

      --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "Hans" <hans@...> wrote:
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      > --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, Willy Kaemena <panokaemena@> wrote:
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      > > I can confirm that Firefox and Chrome on Mac are not running with QTVR. Almost impossible to move them. Flash runs very well on FF and Chrome as well as in Safari
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      > > here a test link for QTVR http://www.kaemena360.net/FS/Brasilia/BSBCathedral/ and for Flash http://www.kaemena360.net/FS/Brasilia/BSBCathedral/index_swf.html
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      > It is not quite as visible on this one as you use low quality for panning, but if I put them up side by side on my iMac 27" in Firefox and Safari I see a large difference. Safari autopans very smooth but Firefox has small jumps all the time.
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      > Hans
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      > > I never noticed any issue with Safari in regard of panos.
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      > > Willy
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      > > On Mar 29, 2012, at 11:44, Hans wrote:
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      > > > As a Mac user for 18 years I have become more and more irritated by the bad behavior of panoramas on Mac.
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      > > > While all browsers works with smooth and flawless performance both for flash and old Quicktime panos on my XP in Parallels on my iMac, only Safari and Opera is acceptable on Mac.
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      > > > Firefox and Chrome does not work at all with Quicktime. They open but it is almost impossible to move them.
      > > > Flash loads extremely slow in Firefox and panning is not smooth with hesitations and jumpy behavior. Only if you go fullscreen it works smooth.
      > > > Same with flash in Chrome. It is the same for both KRPano and Pano2VR.
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      > > > While Opera also had problems before, updating to the last version seems to have helped a lot and it now seems to be the best solution.
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      > > > Safari is very fast , loads my large multilevel panoramas at least 3 times faster than Firefox but it also has some weird problem with freezing if you move the window and also some lightbox panos are freezing. Also it can not load 2 large panoramas at the same time.
      > > > Sometimes I just get a black page because I forgot to close a panorama in another tab.
      > > > Even if I have 16 GB Ram.
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      > > > Would be interested if other Mac users have same problem and if there are problems like this on Windows 7.
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      > > > I can not test IE9 on my XP
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      > > > Hans
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    • rcgillespie
      Hans Have you tried right clicking on a Flash pano and changing your Flash settings?
      Message 2 of 14 , Apr 6 4:16 AM
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        Hans

        Have you tried right clicking on a Flash pano and changing your Flash
        settings?
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