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How can I download Widevine Media Optimizer for the Mac

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I need to download Google Widevine Media Optimizer in order to watch movies using Firefox. When I go to any of the download links, I get a message that it cannot be opened because it is not an Apple authorized application. I am concerned that I will be opening a malicious file. What is the correct link to use? Do you know what settings I need to adjust to allow my computer to open the file? Thank you!

I need to download Google Widevine Media Optimizer in order to watch movies using Firefox. When I go to any of the download links, I get a message that it cannot be opened because it is not an Apple authorized application. I am concerned that I will be opening a malicious file. What is the correct link to use? Do you know what settings I need to adjust to allow my computer to open the file? Thank you!

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Firefox uses the Widevine plugin (Options/Preferences -> Plugins) to watch DRM protected media files. Firefox doesn't use the Google Widevine Media Optimizer.

Try to toggle DRM off/on to see if that makes Firefox (re)load DRM components.

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.14; rv:64.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/64.0

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Firefox uses the Widevine plugin (Options/Preferences -> Plugins) to watch DRM protected media files. Firefox doesn't use the Google Widevine Media Optimizer.

Try to toggle DRM off/on to see if that makes Firefox (re)load DRM components.

Firefox uses the Widevine plugin (Options/Preferences -> Plugins) to watch DRM protected media files. Firefox doesn't use the Google Widevine Media Optimizer. Try to toggle DRM off/on to see if that makes Firefox (re)load DRM components. *Options/Preferences -> General: Play DRM *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-drm
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Thank you. I will not be able to test this until I need to use it on board a ship. Here's the instructions I was sent.

INTERFACE If using a PC, the user will be required to have the following loaded on the computer in advance of boarding: • Browser: Internet Explorer (IE) or Firefox • Two plug-ins: Flash Player and Google Widevine Media Optimizer Note: If either of the above requirements are not already installed, the user is automatically presented with links for the download. Follow the on-screen instructions to download. TO CONNECT 1. Ensure you are connected to the onboard Wi-Fi. 2. Viaabrowser,launchthefollowing URL: http://fleetmedia.tv or click on the Fleet Media URL in the portal. 3. Click on an icon to display a pop-up

Thank you. I will not be able to test this until I need to use it on board a ship. Here's the instructions I was sent. INTERFACE If using a PC, the user will be required to have the following loaded on the computer in advance of boarding: • Browser: Internet Explorer (IE) or Firefox • Two plug-ins: Flash Player and Google Widevine Media Optimizer Note: If either of the above requirements are not already installed, the user is automatically presented with links for the download. Follow the on-screen instructions to download. TO CONNECT 1. Ensure you are connected to the onboard Wi-Fi. 2. Viaabrowser,launchthefollowing URL: http://fleetmedia.tv or click on the Fleet Media URL in the portal. 3. Click on an icon to display a pop-up
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