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Posted 22 August 2003 - 09:28 PM

The iMacross Server FAQ

*******Only those that have the servers can post in this thread for updates.

Use email or PM to ask the iMacross admins a question. Anyone else that

posts in this thread will find their posts deleted. Thank you.********


CONTENTS :

A. iMacross user agreement
(old hotline imacross user agreement slightly edited by Lebhead)

B. iMacross server logon information
(original post by Lebhead - Jan 30/2003)

C. Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
(written by boinger of imacross4 with additions by charles55 of imacross5)

A. iMACROSS USER AGREEMENT:

****************||iMacross||****************************************************

1.) Do NOT annoy the admins
2.) Check the macrossworld imacross FAQ thread for news updates.
3.) Read the agreement carefully before entering.
4.) And finally, PLEASE upload any files or relevant stuff.

**************Agreement*******************************************************

By entering an iMacross server, you agree that you do not work for and are not
associated with any form of law enforcement or government agency. Also, by
entering you agree that nothing seen here can be used against the owner of this
server in a court of law or a legal suit - criminal or civil.
Employees of Harmony Gold are not welcome here and may not enter under
any circumstances.
This server is for my personal use only. The only reason I allow outside login is
for users to use the chat functions. All files are only for ME to download. It is
illegal for anyone else to download the files posted on this server (unless they are
freeware/shareware files) and I will not be held responsible for whatever actions
users of this server take. You are also not allowed to upload any copyrighted
materials. Doing so will violate U.S. copyright laws. Any violation of these terms of
agreement will be of your own accord, such that this server and it's owner take no
responsibility for any results of your actions.
Finally, by entering you agree that you ARE the owner of this server and no one
else -OR- you will agree to the terms stated above and will just be using this
server as a chat service to communicate with other users or to download
authorized freeware or shareware.
**************iMacross Administration********************************************

B. iMACROSS SERVER LOGON INFORMATION

On these servers you will be able to download the entire Macross 7 series, including movies, sequels, extras, etc.

You will also find other Macross material that has not been officially imported into the U.S. as well, like Flashback 2012.

Buy the DVDs! Support Macross and Robotech by buying the officially released products as they become available within your country.

 

iMacross Servers



Galaxy Network Web Blog

ONLINE

Server Name: Galaxy Network
Server Type: bittorrent
Hours: Permanent website
Server Admin: Gubaba
Admin e-mail:

February 7, 2009: The Complete Macross Translation Project has begun!


Archive Scans Web Blog

ONLINE

Server Name: Archive Scans
Server Type: .magnet and torrents
Hours: Permanent website
Server Admin: TwinkiePlatter
Admin e-mail: archive.4chan@gmail.com

A great selection of Macross art books and line art!
And other anime stuff, too
!

PM TwinkiePlatter, if you have any more Macross art books that you have scanned,
so he can add them onto Archive Scans.


MacrosShare website:

ONLINE

Server Name: MacrosShare
Server Type: Streaming, Mediafire, etc.
Hours: Permanent website
Server Admin pm MacrossWorld: traukostar
Server Admin pm MacrosShare: macrosshare
Admin e-mail:
macrosshare@gmail.com

Password:
macrosshare.blogspot.com
OR
by markcell

OR

archive

Macross Share Forum offline !
(October 26/12: offline due to transfer to new Yuko forum)

A Spanish and English Macross webpage.

1. Macross TV series

2. Macross movies

3. Macross OVA

4. Macross music

5. Macross games

6. Macross miscellaneous

*************************************
Addendum:
Use CCCP video codecpackage, hjsplit, winrar, C(omic)B(ook)R(eader),
jDownloader for easy, free Rapidshare downloading and ImgBurn software.

********************************************************************************

Japanese to English Translators are needed for all of the Macross Drama CDs and Macross books, please.

Gubaba and Renato have volunteered for translating some of the Macross drama cd s.
Renato is taking on Macross Classic: Inside story as a special animation project.
Gubaba has worked on some Macross OST liner notes, which have been posted on
iMacross4 Macross drama and music folder as well as other Macross stuff. The more
translators translating, the easier to split up the translation work.

Send a pm to Gubaba or Renato to see how to get a Macross translation project going.


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To access the iMacross servers:

What is www.rapidshare.com?

iMacross servers are currently on RapidShare, Mediafire & bittorrent accounts.

RapidShare is one of many websites that accepts computer files for sharing with others.

You can download from Rapidshare for free, but there is a built in file limit of one 99 mb file maximum per hour.

Also, you can upload 99 mb files for free to a Collector's account folder and have them available for 2 months.

A very good software for free and easy Rapid Share downloading:
jDownloader
Copy and paste web links into jDownloader and enter in your premium or collector's account settings. Good to go!

uTorrent bittorrent client settings:

* download and install uTorrent bittorrent software

1. run the uTorrent bittorrent software
2. top left of uTorrent, "click" file, "click" open, "click" torrent file
3. "click" add file and look on your computer for the downloaded bittorrent file
4. on the same window as (3.), "click" browse to pick a place on your computer to save the full version of the file
5. see how many people are up/downloading on the file
6. go do something else for a couple of weeks, this will take a while.

Note:
For bittorrent sharing: Once you have a full copy, then try to stay online to allow the macross bittorrent to be shared,

otherwise the download speed will remain pretty slow.

Pro s:
1. superfast download speed ( when lots of people connected )
2. you can pick up lots of bittorrent seed files and download the whole file or a specific file under a directory for later

Con s:
1. can usually only download or upload 1-2 files at a time
2. bittorrent servers are not always online, but I try to be
3. after a couple of weeks, it looks like everybody who has the file already would not be online to share and download

the file to you. So, you have to regularly check anime bittorrent websites for current bittorrent seed files.

C. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. How often are the iMacross servers online and how can I tell that they are online?
2. Why do I get disconnected from the iMacross server?
3. Why is my connection speed so slow?
4. What video / audio / pictures / manga, etc. files are on each server?
5. How do I get the video file to work?
6. How can I watch these videos with an Apple computer? (info. by ewilen)
7. How do I get the games to work?
8. How do I get all these rapidshare files to go back into one file?
9. ***How can I give back to the iMacross community?***
I. You can upload newly found Macross stuff to the iMacross servers
II. You can start your own iMacross file sharing server
II. You can make monetary or computer hardware donations to iMacross admins:

1. How often are the iMacross servers online and how can I tell that they are online?

The current iMacross servers are online 24 hours a day because all of the files are hosted on Rapidshare & Mediafire

2. Why do I get disconnected from the iMacross server?

You might want to recheck your internet connection, network card, router settings or
rapidshare logon settings in your dowload sofware. I use jDownloader for rapidshare downloading.

3. Why is my connection speed so slow?

Check to see if you are doing more downloading than just using RapTor downloading.
My internet speeds drop when I'm uploading at the same time as downloading.


4. What video / audio / pictures / manga, etc. files are on each server?

Rapidshare web pages are easily accesible and organizable.
iMacross4 directory html file

5. How do I get the video file to work?
( no sound or no video or neither )

Use CCCP video codec package, which includes Zoom player

and Media player classic.

***Once you install, you sometimes have to restart your computer to get the divx software to work.
Double- check that VSfilter/DirectVobSub has "always load" to make sure that the .ass/.ssa subtitles

show up properly when playing .mkv video files.***

6. How can I download/upload or even watch these videos with an Apple computer?
[write up by ewilen]

MPlayer OSX Extended software

http://www.mpegx.com...dcat=VideoCodec
Source of 3ivX codec and DivX Doctor II tool.
ffmpegX is a powerful tool for converting audio/video files.
If you want to view a movie in the IV50 video format , you probably need to use the Classic version of Movie Player.
The mAC3dec codec available on www.insaneness.com can be used in in conjunction with the DivX software

to hear AC3 tracks in Quicktime. You can also convert the AC3 to AIFF, open in MoviePlayer, and then play

the video and audio simultaneously in separate windows. Primitive, but it works.

7. How do I get the games to work?

Currently Nero burning rom software can do nrg, iso, cue (and bin)

I these formats are supported by nero. You can use CDRWin, Clonecd, ImgBurn or Nero burning rom software to make a copy for yourself.

Emulator software for psx, dos, and classic console games is provided in the games folders. You will have to do a

search on the internet to see how to get the games working. The macrossworld games section is a good place to ask.

8. How do I get all these split files to go back into one file??

Use WinRAR software or HJSplit software to reintegrate the rapidshare files into one file.
Check to see if a password is required for reintegrating file with WinRAR software: macrosshare.blogspot.com, archive, etc.
The original macross computer files are too large for RapidShare's free upload quota: 99 mb/file. So, I had to split each file

into 99 mb parts to upload to iMacross4 Rapid Share server. A Rapidshare premium account allows me to upload 200mb/file size.

9. How can I give back to the iMacross community?

Once you have downloaded a whole lot of Macross goodness, you might feel that you would like to give something back.

I recommend using RapidShare's free collector's account, but some people prefer Mediafire or bittorrent.

Macross Files Request List:

Updated April 11, 2013


A. Macross video :

1. Macross Fan Edits:

A. Fan Edits of Macross / Robotech videos
B. Original Cel or CGI or Stop Motion Animation
C. Macross / Robotech Anime Music Videos (AMV)
D. Macross / Robotech Live Fan Films

2. Macross DYRL Special TV Broadcast
VHS/ Beta
1984 or 1985
http://www.geocities...79/makurosu.htm
MacrossWorld forum thread
http://www.youtube.c...d&v=E5zHmcZVEeM
http://www.youtube.c...d&v=nG8rKUmo7r4

3.  Macross: Mech Grafitti
A series of mainly mecha and some character scenes from Macross
"TV On Air Version" set to Macross background music and Lynn Minmay
songs. The video includes an unbroadcasted version of the opening
title sequence without the actual printed credits, as well as the first ending
title sequence (of Hikaru's sunset-lit racer) with the printed credits and
the second ending title sequences without them.
45 minutes, VHS, color, Hi-Fi Stereo
VTG-38(VHS)
Maker: Emotion (Bandai)
Distributor: Victor
1984 July 12 (discontinued)

4. Macross Video Game Walk-through Videos
 in High Resolution:
Some of these videos are available on youtube,
but not all are complete or in the best quality.

A. VFX
B. VFX2
C. Macross M3
D. Macross 2037: Eternal Love Song
E. Scrambled Valkyrie
F. Sega / PSX DYRL
G. PS2 Macross
H. Macross: The NEC PC Video Game Trilogy
(Continuation of DYRL)
i. Remember me
ii. Love Stories
iii. Skull leader
I. Macross: Plus Game Edition

5. Macross Plus: 4 CAV Laserdisc
International version
(English Audio, Hard Encoded Japanese Subtitles)
BEAL-786
Considering how difficult this LD is to acquire and that
the Japanese subtitles are painted on, I am not spending
any more time to find this LD.

6. Macross Plus OVA LD
English/Japanese Audio
Manga Entertainment

A. OVA 1 LD
LD 80063
B. OVA 2 LD
LD 80064
C. OVA 3 LD
LD 80065
D. OVA 4 LD
LD 80066

8. Fire Bomber 7  Movie
BD rip & sub

9. Macross Toy / Model Reviews

 

10.  Macross Triangle Frontier UMD Videos:
i.. "Movie Macross F: Nether Back to Basics"
ii. "Macross Keep: Back to Basics triangle border of empty bag." (60 minutes)
iii. "Super Dimension Theatre" (90 minutes)


11.  Macross: Plus
BD rip & sub


12. Macross / Robotech Interviews

 

13. Macross Zero
BD rip & sub

14. SDF Macross
BD rip & sub

15. Macross 7
BD rip & sub

B. Macross Audio / Radio Dramas:

1. All Macross 7 Special Radio Show
(tape cassette)
Radio special
Guests: Nobutoshi Hayashi, Yoshiki Fukuyawa
Radio Broadcast
Radio Nippon (1422): 1999 March 12, 24:00-25:00
Radio Osaka (1314): 1999 March 13, 23:00-24:00
KBC Radio (1413): 1999 March 14, 22:00-22:30

2. EMOTION 20th Anniversary Theme Collection - TV Special Edition
YEAR: 2002
This misc cd contains 14 tracks and runs 21min 49sec.
http://www.cylist.com/List/405282381/

3. EMOTION 20th Anniversary Theme collection - TV version [regular edition]
Catalog No. VICL-60936
Number of discs 2
Label/Distributor Victor Entertainment
http://www.cdjapan.c...?KEY=VICL-60936

4. ANIMEX Standard 2 "Macross Song Collection"
/ CORZ October 31, 1997-13 / data hybrid CD-ROM/MIDI / 3,500 - (tax)
The contents included:
1. Macross (Macross)
2. Love is flowing (Macross)
3. SAYONARA tenderness (Macross)
4. Runner (Macross)
5. Do You Remember Love - Long Version -
(Do You Remember Love Macross)
6. Paint an angel (Do You Remember Love Macross)
7. That's as quiet as 720 million years ago (Super Dimension Fortress Macross II)
8.de └ ja └ vu ~ (Super Dimension Fortress Macross II)
9. He was my pilot (Macross)

5. BGM Maniac Library 2 - Macross: Ai Oboeteimasuka
(On hand. )
Formato: Long Play (LP)
No. Serie: JBX-7002
Compañía: Victor Musical Industries Inc.
Fecha de Salida: 21 de Abril de 1986
Precio: ¥ 1,200
Formato: Cassette
No. Serie: VSK-20002
Compañía: Victor Musical Industries Inc.
Fecha de Salida: 21 de Abril de 1986
Precio: ¥ 1,200

6. Missing Macross OSTs

7. Missing Macross related artists OSTs

C. Macross Books:

1. Animex #22 Macross Characters

 

2. Animex #23 Macross Mechanic

 

3. Arii Magazine for Anime and Hobby Fans Volume Zero

 

4.  Macross Furoku Art books:

 

a.Anime V February 25, 1998 :

Macross 7: English Anticipation manga

Gakken

b. Document of Macross 30th Anniversary:

 Volume 1-5 Furoku

found in Newtype Ace Magazine 8-12

 

5.  Dreamcast Game magazines for Macross M3 info.

Japanese version

 

a. volume 07 September 29, 2000 GD-Rom

b. volume 35 November 3, 2000

c. volume 05 February 23, 2001

d. volume 06 March 2, 2001

 

Any other M3 articles out there?

I picked up volume 4 February 12 2001,

 Volume 10 Gd-rom and Volume 40 for re-scanning.

Thanks!

 

6. Macross VF-X : Complete File

 

7. Macross 30th: The Macross Art Exhibition 

 

8. Macross Chronicle: 1st Version

( On hand. )

Volumes needing to be scanned:

3,6,7,9,11,12,16,19,21,24-31,34,36-50

 

9. Works: The Art of Hidetaka Tenjin

 

10. MOSPEADA: Complete Art Works

 

11. Macross 7 : Color Sketchbook A

 

12. Macross 7 Dynamite: animation materials

 

13. Bandai Entertainment Bible 6: Studio Nue Part 1

14. Bandai Entertainment Bible 9: Studio Nue Part 2

 

15. Macross Frontier Ranka Lee Official book

 

16.  Macross F Visual Collection Ranka Lee

 

17.  Macross Frontier Visual Collection Sheryl Nome 1

 

18. Macross Frontier Visual Collection Sheryl Nome  2

 

19. Macross Frontier Blue Sketchbook

 

20. Macross Frontier Red Sketchbook

 

21. Macross F Key Animation Collection book

 

22. Official complete Book Macross F The Movie: - The False Diva

 

23. Macross Frontier ~Itsuwari no Utahime~ Guide Roman Album 

 

24. Official complete book Macross F The Movie: - Sayonara no Tsubasa

 

25. Macross F: Wings of Goodbye Settings Material Book

 

26. Macross Frontier Manga 1st series #7 to last issue, 2nd series

(Now available for download in English from www.jManga.com for USA

and Canada!)

 

27. Dengeki Material Collection SDF Macross

 

28. Dengeki Material Collection: Macross 7

 

29. Macross All Song Book

 

30. Macross 7 Band Score Fire Bomber Best Score sheet music

 

31. Macross Frontier Best Score Band book

 

32. Macross Frontier Band Score book

 

33. another Macross Frontier Band Score book

 

34. Macross Guitar Tabs or Music Scores

 

35. Macross Plus Tac Name manga

 

36. Macross Frontier: Hold Me Tightly to the Edge of the Galaxy manga

 

37.  Macross Frontier: The Super Dimension Song Maiden Ranka manga

 

38.  SDF Macross TV by H. Mikimoto manga

 

39.  Macross F Official Creator's Magazine Nyan-cretto

 

40. Macross: 7th Chord / Code manga by Akira Kano

 

41. Macross: Zentora Zakari manga by Hayato Aoki

 

42: Macross: FF manga

 

43. Macross: FB7 Sound Score Book

 

44. Protoculture Addicts: 2,4,17-97 Fan Magazine

 

45. Macross Frontier: Secret Visions manga

 

46. Macross Frontier: SMS Story manga


D. Macross games:

 

1. Macross 7 VR Animate
(On hand.)
Microsoft Windows compatible animation and presentation production tool
Includes Macross 7 Cel data and mouse pad
Nippon Denso Industry, Inc.
1996 March

2. The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Skull Leader Complete Pack

(In Transit from Yahoo Japan Auction)

NEC PC-9801 compatible CD-ROM
Simulation game
Includes 1 compact disc
FamilySoft
1995 July 7 (CD-ROM version)
Y9800

3. Macross VF-X2 Special Version
Game Review by Graham of Macross World
Sony PlayStation compatible CD-ROM game
3-D shooting game
Single-player game
1 CD
4 postcards
Options originally developed for United States/Canada version
(30-frames-per-second display rate, Battroid-modelled GERWALK controls,
Forward View option, English operator voice)
Featuring player choice of VF-5000B only
Survival (unlimited time), Score Attack (unlimited enemies, limited
time), and [Itano] Circus (missile-targeting with gunpod only) training
modes
Developer: UNiT Inc.
Distributor: Tokyo Snack Foods Corporation/Bandai Visual (Emotion)
Release date:2000 February

4. Macross 30: The Voice that Connects the Galaxy
PS3

5. Macross: My Boyfriend is a Pilot
PS3

6. NEC PC-8801 - Miss Macross (1983)
ROM file
Puzzle Game

E. Anything Macross you can find that just is not on the iMacross servers, thanks!

II. Start your own file sharing server:

A. If you find that you connections to the imacross servers are just fast enough to download, but not upload then make your files available on Azureus file sharing software.

To enable the built in AZUREUS tracker for sharing your azureus-made bittorrents, you have to enable the azureus built in Distributed tracker/server settings.
1. tools/options/connection - all boxes checked
2. tools/options/plugins/distributed db - all boxes checked, ip and port number open
3. tools/options/plugins/distributed tracker - all boxes checked
4. tools/options/tracker/server - all boxes checked except for 2 passwords and non-blocking option. Open up internet firewall ports http and https.
5. tools/nat firewall test - checking that UDP/TCP firewall port is open
6. see 3 green balls at bottom of azureus window, good to go! smile.gif
7. consult www.portforward.com for azureus tips for your router

B. You can also get a free collector's account on www.rapidshare.com or
www.megaupload.com and post on this thread when you have your files available for download

C. www.YOUTUBE.com





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Specific queries about servers would be best sent to the particular imacross server admininistrator.


Edited by boinger, 10 April 2013 - 11:22 PM.


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Posted 23 August 2003 - 12:32 AM

imacrossIII is actually running a fserve on AnimeSkyScraper. You will need mIRC. Go here to download the client. Once you have it installed and runing connect to irc.mircx.com. Then join channel #animeskyscraper. Be sure and read the topic and rules.
I will write up a better guide later.

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Posted 23 August 2003 - 03:45 PM

As requested.

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Posted 24 August 2003 - 05:47 PM

how can i get files off these servers one of them says the remote host refuses me and the other server times out whating to connect

and i conected to te mirc server but its a chat program not a file server so how do i get the files??

sorry just wanna know

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Posted 25 August 2003 - 01:37 AM

how can i get files off these servers one of them says the remote host refuses me and the other server times out whating to connect

and i conected to te mirc server but its a chat program not a file server so how do i get the files??

sorry just wanna know

If you went to AnimeSkyScraper use !list. It will give a list of the feservers that are up. It will also give the trigger. You can also use !xdcc to find files.
I am working on a guide. Should be done with it soon.

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Posted 30 August 2003 - 06:46 AM

Didn't knew that everthing was different here. I went on holiday for 6 weeks and everthing is screwed here....anyway like to tell you that my fileserver ( Nighttiger's pictures database)is not online. I got a e-mail of my ISP and my countrys riaa. (het brein) that i can't do that. So there for i shut everthing down. Now i only can download and much as i want but not upload ...strange world here. If their are any request of putting all macross pictures in one big zip file and put it on winmx and the imacross servers. Then i will be my pleasure

e-mail me at nighttiger@wanadoo.nl

with the sublect macross rules.

If i get over 10 ppl how want it i will make the file

i also do other pic. like planes, cars, animals, anime, henati erocti cartoons , comic books.....so e-mail me

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Posted 13 September 2003 - 11:36 PM

IF ANY MOD SEES ANYTHING WRONG WITH THE INFORMATION IN THE FOLLOWING, PLEASE LET ME KNOW

In an effort to provide some pointers for Mac (and other non-Windows) users, let me offer a few links. Some of these links are useful for Windows, too.

http://www.mpegx.com...dcat=VideoCodec Video codecs and tools for various platforms

http://www.3ivx.com/ Source of 3ivX codec and DivX Doctor II tool. (Among other tricks, the latter can sometimes recover the sound on .avi's.)

Apple Support information on Codecs Has links to Indeo Video Codecs (Mac OS Classic only, unfortunately) and explains how to determine the sound and video formats of a given movie. Note: the IV50 video format is a version of Indeo Video. If you want to view a movie in that format, you probably need to use the Classic version of Movie Player. UPDATE 1/19/06: See below on flip4mac.

DivX Macintosh page Probably useful on its own, but especially so in conjunction with the AC3 codec (next item).

www.insaneness.com The AC3 codec available on this page can be used in in conjunction with the DivX software to hear AC3 tracks in Quicktime.

Another decoder that might be worth looking into is ffusion. I don't use it so I can't comment on it.

To sort out codec/decoder confusion, this FAQ might help. I've read that 3ivX may be superior to DiVX for watching certain movies in QT player. Frankly, I don't know how the player prioritizes decoders, but if you run into trouble you can selectively remove the decoders from the :Library:Quicktime folder (OS X) or the Extensions:Quicktime Extensions folder (Classic).

mAC3dec (search Google for it) is a Mac Classic and OS X utility which can convert AC3 audio to AIFF or MP3. May be useful if you can't get the AC3 codec to work. (E.g., DivX Doctor strips out AC3 audio and doesn't convert it, but it saves it to a file. If you're desperate, you could convert the AC3 to AIFF, open in MoviePlayer, and then play the video and audio simultaneously in separate windows. Primitive, but it works.)

The tools at http://www.videolan.org/ come highly recommended from another MW user. Chief among them is VLC, a multiplatform video player. Direct link to the VLC page here. I don't know if it requires any of the codecs mentioned above (I already had them installed before trying it.) VLC offers a number of advanced features not available in QT Player, including slo-mo and (if you fiddle with the advanced preferences) the ability to adjust contrast/brightness. (These don't adjust "on the fly"--you have to stop playback entirely, make the adjustment, then restart playback.)

ffmpegX is a powerful tool for converting audio/video files. The installation instructions explain how to install several necessary ancillary tools, so once you've finished you may have all you need to watch most downloaded video. I've barely begun exploring it but it looks like it can be used to (help) create VCD's and even DVD's out of video files.

BitTorrent Introduction
BitTorrent download page including direct links to Windows and Mac OS X installers.
Excellent, multiplatform BitTorrent FAQ: FAQ-o-Matic format Traditional format

Another tool is mldonkey, a multi-platform, multi-network P2P client. This will get you started: http://www.nongnu.org/mldonkey/

For questions on burning DVDs and VCDs, some good places to start include:

http://www.afterdawn.com/ (note there are also forums linked off the main page)
http://www.videohelp.com/
http://www.doom9.org/

Finally, note that WMV3 files are not playable on Macs, except possibly if you use Virtual PC. Look here for lots of discussion and info. UPDATE 1/19/06: flip4mac may have changed this. See below.

Flip4Mac has a player and plugins for playing WMV files in OS X. The plugins work with Quicktime-enabled software. It's possible that they allow playing WMV3 and/or Indeo Video files, but I haven't tested. In any case, with this software you can now avoid Microsoft's crappy Media Player for Mac (which MS is discontinuing). More info: MS Windows Media Player Page and Microsoft's Flip4Mac Page. They have a link to what they call "Windows Media® Components for QuickTime" but I think it's the same thing as Flip4Mac.

Edited by ewilen, 19 January 2006 - 01:54 PM.


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Posted 24 September 2003 - 10:41 AM

nighttiger's picture database is offline permanently. (you can contact him directly at nighttiger@wanadoo.nl )
imacross 2 (i don't know)
imacross 3 is on mirc on Animeskyscraper
imacross 4 online.
imacross 5 ( i don't know )
imacross 6 (i've never been able to connect)

***ewilen's post for apple software info. is a keeper on this thread!

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Contact me or the imacross server admins. directly if you have a question or you'd like me to add some important info. to the faq. I'm just keeping this a faq thread and you can ask questions on the other ongoing imacross server thread.

Thanks!

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Posted 14 March 2004 - 01:40 AM

my FTP server is online now:
imacrossvii.myftp.org
anonymous logins are download only
MW members (no new members sorry) can PM me for a login name and Password.
EDIT-->3/16 If you IM me, because of the hours I keep, you may have trouble getting ahold of me. a PM works best.

I'm cleaning out the drive to allow more space for uploads/downloads

My FTP server will be up as long as my machine is... I may do "blackout" periods if my bandwidth gets out of hand.

EDIT-->3/14 my machine runs Norton Antivirus Corp Ed. on a 24hr update schedule, all files are automatically scanned... bad/virus uploaders and grieffers will have their IPs banned

EDIT--> 3/16 after first week of use I have been averaging 100MB per day (30GB per month?). I have already experienced one Application crash, so far it appears to be an Isolated issue.
FYI my server supports "resuming" downloads, if you get dropped... try again! depending on your FTP software it might start again from where it dropped.

EDIT--> 3/17 my FTP software seems to be having problems with uploads, I have updated to the latest release... I'm keeping a close eye on it

EDIT--> 3/23 doing a bunch of major software updates (upgraded AV software, general MS updates), had to bring down server. I should have the server back up tonight, possibly tomorow morning when I get home from work.

Edited by Southcross, 23 March 2004 - 08:25 PM.


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Posted 13 April 2004 - 06:34 PM

!!!!FYI!!!
you DO NOT NEED A SPECIAL LOGON TO ACCESS VII

+a special login is only required to Upload files. you can download using an Anonymous login.

+the number of total simultanious logins is limited to save bandwith, even though its gonna be a flood for a while (I can see it, my Bittorrent app is at a crawl)

+if your DL fails, my FTP server supports resuming downloads... just try again, just don't delete the original or clear your internet cache

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Posted 13 March 2005 - 05:34 PM

Hi. Just a quick post...I heard there was a Homeworld mod on one of these servers and I'm quite interested in it. However, I can't seem to log into any servers. Is there a website or some other means of obtaining this mod?

Thanks in advance.

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Posted 24 March 2005 - 10:09 PM

I have a suggestion/proposition for all the iMacross server guys.

Now that boinger is running a Direct Connect Hub we can see the advantages of it.
- no login problems (thousands of user online simultaneously)
- sharing with multiple users at a time (downloads and uploads)
- public chat and private messaging functions (like messenger)

As I said on the other topic, I think this community have enough potential to create a big and active Hub.
I mean, there is 5 different FTP servers each one offering files alone, and there is a IRC server alone too.

One single Hub can join all those servers into one single network for a massive sharing and chatting with everyone at the same time.

boinger is already running the Hub.
Now iMacross server guys just have to get in the hub to have all iMacross servers together in one single place. And a Hub have chatting capabilities so people on the IRC server can join too.

Of course, if everything is concentrated in one server, that server should be online 24/7. That is hard to do for one single person, so the server that can stay online most of the time and more than the others could run the Hub.

However, a Hub can join serveral servers into one. i.e. a multi-server Hub.
yeeeesssss... serveral PCs running the same Hub so if one server goes down the Hub remains online on the other servers.

That's it... the first step is done, a Hub is running. The rest is up to you guys.
Where I live there is a very wise proverb that says "Querer es poder" ("if you want to, you can").

see you.

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Posted 02 April 2005 - 09:52 AM

I'm not able to connect to irc.animeskyscraper.com in mIRC, http://www.animeskyscraper.com. Does anyone know if it's down or the address changed?

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Posted 07 April 2005 - 05:20 AM

problem with the macross hub...

I receive the followingmessage: *** Your nick was already taken, please change to something else!

Naturally this isn't true, what I can do?

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Posted 07 April 2005 - 05:22 AM

Now I tried to reconect with my nick and it says I'm temporally banned, what I have done Boinger? :(

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Posted 22 April 2005 - 08:22 PM

yeah, same here. temporarily banned. i'm sharing 3 gigs.

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Posted 23 April 2005 - 07:11 AM

imacross 4 online


What worked for me was to register my macrossworld name and a password.
So, everybody logging onto imacross 4 dc hub
pm me with your name and a simple passoword and I'll register you.
Hopefully, that fixes the temporary ban.

Otherwise, somebody else could start a dc hub, I could restart my ftp sever, or we could just pick a solid connecting dc hub and all meet there.

any other ideas?

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Posted 23 April 2005 - 07:08 PM

Imacross4 dc hub online.

I couldn't get my ftp server to work. "Port 21 in use"

back to dc hub:

imacross4.myftp.org:411
logon name: (macrossworld name)
password (whatever you would like)

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port number updated to 411

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June 20/05

imacross 4 offline until I can find a more reliable isp !

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Posted 18 October 2005 - 04:23 PM

At this point, are any of the iMacross servers functional? Not a single link goes to an actual registered domain at this point...

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Posted 20 October 2005 - 06:33 AM

Hello:

This is boinger of the defunct imacross4 server. I can only speak for myself about the sudden change in isp pricing and bandwidth issues in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 2005.

Due to the passing of a recent copyright law on internet file sharing, media copyright holders have the possibility of suing isp for "potential losses". The isp are just covering themselves by limiting the amount of filesharing that goes on and make people so fed up with filesharing that buying the official products would be so much easier. And yet, there are no official north american products for stuff that I found on the internet and I like, e.g. the complete episodes of mst3k. , macross zero, etc.

Unless I pay $50.00 more to shaw cable or mts adsl, then I will remain at a quarter of the speed and bandwidth that I had 6 months ago. With the additional $50.00 to shaw cable, my internet speed doubles and bandwidth doubles from what I have right now, but then that is still half of what I was doing 6 months ago.

I have been effectively cut off from being a file sharing server by Shaw cable. I have been warned 3 times by shaw cable about excessive use of my internet connection and have had to wait a week to be reconnected to the internet. I have been waiting weeks and months to download tv shows and movies from filesharing apps like shareaza. Not that I cannot download or upload faster, but that I'm only allowed so much to download or upload in a month. I have checked all the other isp in Winnipeg and there are no alternatives other than becoming an isp myself.

You can go here to find all the anime or macross that you would like at a faster download speed than I can provide.

B))

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Posted 13 February 2006 - 07:46 AM

Welp, since this is now basically a dead thread I'm unpinning it. Until the next iMacross project comes along.

http://www.macrosswo...opic=148&st=120

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 01:50 PM

Welp, since this is now basically a dead thread I'm unpinning it.  Until the next iMacross project comes along.

http://www.macrosswo...opic=148&st=120

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:lol: WTF! I finally got iMacrossVII back online (baring a new firewall issue with my router I hope to fix this evening) @ 6:45am this morning... so the iMacross "project" is dead now? :angry:

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 02:04 PM

Welp, since this is now basically a dead thread I'm unpinning it.  Until the next iMacross project comes along.

http://www.macrosswo...opic=148&st=120

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:lol: WTF! I finally got iMacrossVII back online (baring a new firewall issue with my router I hope to fix this evening) @ 6:45am this morning... so the iMacross "project" is dead now? :angry:

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We can repin this if you're back up and running.

Okay re-pinning since Southcross's iMacrossVII is up.

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 06:43 PM

B))
hey... I run a machine (three now) off my own hard earned money.... bad enough Comcast gouges the crap out of me <_< I've putting up with having to accomodate countless numbers of peeps... no donations... complains and whining... lots and lots of whine... but no crackers and cheese :angry: I really like crackers and cheese...

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256mb RAM
20gig HD

on a 4 MB Cable Modem connection
Upload limited to 256MB (due to federal regs on residential connections)
Firewalled on a 100MBs local connection
Protected by Symantec AV Corporate


and Last but not least.... Uploading information...
the only thing I would like to see uploaded for my benefit.... active anime .torrents

Login: MWUser
Password: Robotech4Ever :P (exactly as it appears, caps included)[/b][/u]
Based on any abuses, permissions and such may change...

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Posted 19 February 2006 - 08:58 AM

i think we should pool all of our "goods" into bittorrent at this point, it would seem like the most effective way to host the files, dang i want VO but my harddrive crashed

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Posted 10 April 2006 - 07:13 AM

See First post and scroll down to iMacross 4 for updates.

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Posted 16 April 2006 - 09:57 AM

Going to bring IMacross3 back online. Content is not what it used to be. I have moved alot of things around. I have also lost some things. Anyway here is the server info.


server:lu-valk.dyndns.org port:21
user:IMacross3
password:VF1-J

This is a ftp running on an adsl connection. Speed may not be the best. I will keep it up as long as I can.

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Posted 24 April 2006 - 05:17 PM

Updated:

iMacross 3,4,7 are online

iMacross 3,7 are FTP servers

iMacross 4 is a bittorrent server for Azurues software only

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Posted 27 June 2006 - 05:19 PM

7 was down for a few days while I moved the server into my new fancy "donated" server cabinet :shock:

Please... if you like the iMacross Service... consider donating!
Bandwidth, storeage, maintenance, and etc can be murder on a single person's budget!

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Posted 12 August 2006 - 12:25 PM

7 down again temporarily for some hardware moving/upgrading... sorry for any inconvience.

I'm looking at doing a serious RAID upgrade, need donations... even small ones would be awesome! :D
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Posted 13 August 2006 - 12:19 PM

are there any servers running? serching for Macross VO .

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Posted 15 August 2006 - 05:32 PM

Hello:

iMacross 4 online.
Azureus bittorrent client software only.

Bandwidth restrictions by Shaw Cable.

Whoever has downloaded a partial or full copy of any of the macross bittorrents that I have created and hosted on the Azureues bittorrent client/server software, please stay online with Azureus bittorrent client as long as possible. I have had to decrease my upload speed to comply with Shaw Cable's bandwidth limitations. The more people online sharing these macross bittorrents, the better the download speeds.

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Today, I just received a phone call from Shaw Cable, my isp, about bandwidth usage. I have to reduce the upload bandwidth just so I do not get banned for 2 weeks.

You can start downloading any time and all you have to do is wait a month or so for the download to complete. For the next 2-3 days, I will be checking on the Shaw website to see how much I can play around with the bandwidth limitations (3 gb per day = upload + download = approx. 30 kb/s continuous).

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Posted 16 October 2006 - 08:08 AM

After a few weeks on the lamb, I've completed the migration to my new server... Dell PowerEdge w/ 1 Gig of RAM, Dual Processor Capable, up to 6 hotswap U2 hard drives, 8 Gigs of HD space allocated to FTP services... hope to have more Hard drives in the next week or so.

All login information is still the same
Folder layout should still be the same

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Posted 29 October 2006 - 09:37 AM

VII back down again mad.gif I was sold a defective LVD HD, it shorted-out and took out 4 of th 6 drive slots on my server's backplane.... was hoping to increase storage space, now it looks like I'm going to have to buy another drive and replace the backplane... Donations would be appreciated, server parts are not cheap mad.gif
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Posted 02 November 2006 - 08:37 PM

VII back up... new backplane in and everything seems stable again biggrin.gif

Now to figure out why my RAID controller freaks out over my Static Hard Drives wacko.gif




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