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Opens the movie with the given URL.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
QTMovie 4.0 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes, on macOS ❌ No


This function was removed for MBS FileMaker Plugin 9.0. Please move to newer functions or keep using older plugins.

MBS( "QTMovie.OpenURL"; URL )   More


Parameter Description Example
URL The URL of the movie to open. "http://example.test/mysound.mp3"


Returns Movie Reference or error.


Opens the movie with the given URL.
Returns the movie reference which must be released with QTMovie.Release function.
See also QTMovie.OpenFile or QTMovie.OpenContainer.


Open Movie

$Movie = MBS( "QTMovie.OpenURL"; "http://example.test/mysound.mp3" )

Close it later

MBS( "QTMovie.Release"; $Movie )

See also

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 18th August 2014

QTMovie.OpenFile - QTMovie.ParseTime