trying to watch exe folder on a mac?

  Tasha Forbes 18:55 14 Mar 2017
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Hi there, Hoping you can help? My car was recently involved in an accident in my buildings car park, our management company has sent us the cctv footage through a dropbox folder via email. It won't let us open the file assuming it is a microsoft computer they are using and we have a Mac. The file name ends in exe. I went online and found a programme called wine. and all that seems to have done is downloaded an image of the file but not the whole videos?

  Pine Man 11:01 15 Mar 2017

Ask them to send you the video file which is probably MPEG or something similar. Video files are not usually .exe

  Jollyjohn 11:02 15 Mar 2017

An exe file is executable, usually an app not a video file. Possibly it is a compressed file that will uncompress on opening, on a Windows PC. Try, using wine, to uncompress or extract file.

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