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Anonymous
August 1, 2005 1:01:02 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.video (More info?)

I need to know to import my videos from my Sony Handycam DCR-DVD301. I just
got a laptop with movie maker on it and would love to get to use it so i can
make a dvd of my vaction. How am i able to get an MPEG file on MM2? Need help
thanks.
Anonymous
August 1, 2005 2:43:33 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.video (More info?)

MovieMaker doesn't really like MPEG files. Sometimes it will import them
just fine, sometimes it won't.

A better program for editing MPEG files: PowerDirector
(www.gocyberlink.com) or WinDVD Creator (www.intervideo.com).
--
Have a look at PapaJohn's page on specific Sony issues.
http://www.eicsoftware.com/PapaJohn/MM2/MM2-Camcorders-...

Cari (MS-MVP)
Printing & Imaging



"kortni87" <kortni87@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:0B4352FC-4385-4965-95F7-AB4B053105BF@microsoft.com...
>I need to know to import my videos from my Sony Handycam DCR-DVD301. I
>just
> got a laptop with movie maker on it and would love to get to use it so i
> can
> make a dvd of my vaction. How am i able to get an MPEG file on MM2? Need
> help
> thanks.
Anonymous
August 1, 2005 2:17:23 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.video (More info?)

i used windvd creator and the video froze during playback in certain parts
and wasw choppy on a dvd and computer.

"Cari (MS-MVP)" wrote:

> MovieMaker doesn't really like MPEG files. Sometimes it will import them
> just fine, sometimes it won't.
>
> A better program for editing MPEG files: PowerDirector
> (www.gocyberlink.com) or WinDVD Creator (www.intervideo.com).
> --
> Have a look at PapaJohn's page on specific Sony issues.
> http://www.eicsoftware.com/PapaJohn/MM2/MM2-Camcorders-...
>
> Cari (MS-MVP)
> Printing & Imaging
>
>
>
> "kortni87" <kortni87@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:0B4352FC-4385-4965-95F7-AB4B053105BF@microsoft.com...
> >I need to know to import my videos from my Sony Handycam DCR-DVD301. I
> >just
> > got a laptop with movie maker on it and would love to get to use it so i
> > can
> > make a dvd of my vaction. How am i able to get an MPEG file on MM2? Need
> > help
> > thanks.
>
>
>
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Anonymous
August 1, 2005 2:17:50 PM

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Also when i import the video into movie maker i get audio but no picture. Is
that fixable?

"kortni87" wrote:

> i used windvd creator and the video froze during playback in certain parts
> and wasw choppy on a dvd and computer.
>
> "Cari (MS-MVP)" wrote:
>
> > MovieMaker doesn't really like MPEG files. Sometimes it will import them
> > just fine, sometimes it won't.
> >
> > A better program for editing MPEG files: PowerDirector
> > (www.gocyberlink.com) or WinDVD Creator (www.intervideo.com).
> > --
> > Have a look at PapaJohn's page on specific Sony issues.
> > http://www.eicsoftware.com/PapaJohn/MM2/MM2-Camcorders-...
> >
> > Cari (MS-MVP)
> > Printing & Imaging
> >
> >
> >
> > "kortni87" <kortni87@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:0B4352FC-4385-4965-95F7-AB4B053105BF@microsoft.com...
> > >I need to know to import my videos from my Sony Handycam DCR-DVD301. I
> > >just
> > > got a laptop with movie maker on it and would love to get to use it so i
> > > can
> > > make a dvd of my vaction. How am i able to get an MPEG file on MM2? Need
> > > help
> > > thanks.
> >
> >
> >
Anonymous
August 1, 2005 11:41:09 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.video (More info?)

you need to convert the mpeg files to avi or wmv.
Check out Stoik,
http://www.myvideoproblems.com/WebPages/UsefulProgramme...

Graham

--
Graham Hughes
MVP Digital Media
www.myvideoproblems.co.uk
www.dvds2treasure.com
www.simplydv.com


"kortni87" <kortni87@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:C45CD0FD-97E1-477E-9279-E44897A85A3E@microsoft.com...
> Also when i import the video into movie maker i get audio but no picture.
> Is
> that fixable?
>
> "kortni87" wrote:
>
>> i used windvd creator and the video froze during playback in certain
>> parts
>> and wasw choppy on a dvd and computer.
>>
>> "Cari (MS-MVP)" wrote:
>>
>> > MovieMaker doesn't really like MPEG files. Sometimes it will import
>> > them
>> > just fine, sometimes it won't.
>> >
>> > A better program for editing MPEG files: PowerDirector
>> > (www.gocyberlink.com) or WinDVD Creator (www.intervideo.com).
>> > --
>> > Have a look at PapaJohn's page on specific Sony issues.
>> > http://www.eicsoftware.com/PapaJohn/MM2/MM2-Camcorders-...
>> >
>> > Cari (MS-MVP)
>> > Printing & Imaging
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > "kortni87" <kortni87@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > news:0B4352FC-4385-4965-95F7-AB4B053105BF@microsoft.com...
>> > >I need to know to import my videos from my Sony Handycam DCR-DVD301.
>> > >I
>> > >just
>> > > got a laptop with movie maker on it and would love to get to use it
>> > > so i
>> > > can
>> > > make a dvd of my vaction. How am i able to get an MPEG file on MM2?
>> > > Need
>> > > help
>> > > thanks.
>> >
>> >
>> >
Anonymous
August 1, 2005 11:41:10 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.video (More info?)

I installed the stoik video converter 2.1 and when i try to convert it to WMV
for LAN (1 Mbps) it says video clips not definded any suggestions?


"Graham Hughes" wrote:

> you need to convert the mpeg files to avi or wmv.
> Check out Stoik,
> http://www.myvideoproblems.com/WebPages/UsefulProgramme...
>
> Graham
>
> --
> Graham Hughes
> MVP Digital Media
> www.myvideoproblems.co.uk
> www.dvds2treasure.com
> www.simplydv.com
>
>
> "kortni87" <kortni87@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:C45CD0FD-97E1-477E-9279-E44897A85A3E@microsoft.com...
> > Also when i import the video into movie maker i get audio but no picture.
> > Is
> > that fixable?
> >
> > "kortni87" wrote:
> >
> >> i used windvd creator and the video froze during playback in certain
> >> parts
> >> and wasw choppy on a dvd and computer.
> >>
> >> "Cari (MS-MVP)" wrote:
> >>
> >> > MovieMaker doesn't really like MPEG files. Sometimes it will import
> >> > them
> >> > just fine, sometimes it won't.
> >> >
> >> > A better program for editing MPEG files: PowerDirector
> >> > (www.gocyberlink.com) or WinDVD Creator (www.intervideo.com).
> >> > --
> >> > Have a look at PapaJohn's page on specific Sony issues.
> >> > http://www.eicsoftware.com/PapaJohn/MM2/MM2-Camcorders-...
> >> >
> >> > Cari (MS-MVP)
> >> > Printing & Imaging
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > "kortni87" <kortni87@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >> > news:0B4352FC-4385-4965-95F7-AB4B053105BF@microsoft.com...
> >> > >I need to know to import my videos from my Sony Handycam DCR-DVD301.
> >> > >I
> >> > >just
> >> > > got a laptop with movie maker on it and would love to get to use it
> >> > > so i
> >> > > can
> >> > > make a dvd of my vaction. How am i able to get an MPEG file on MM2?
> >> > > Need
> >> > > help
> >> > > thanks.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
>
>
>
Anonymous
August 2, 2005 11:24:13 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.video (More info?)

Perhaps google for another mpeg to wmv or avi converter and try that?

--
Graham Hughes
MVP Digital Media
www.myvideoproblems.co.uk
www.dvds2treasure.com
www.simplydv.com


"kortni87" <kortni87@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:8EA6453D-44B1-44EA-82E9-78A8A35FF0F8@microsoft.com...
>I installed the stoik video converter 2.1 and when i try to convert it to
>WMV
> for LAN (1 Mbps) it says video clips not definded any suggestions?
>
>
> "Graham Hughes" wrote:
>
>> you need to convert the mpeg files to avi or wmv.
>> Check out Stoik,
>> http://www.myvideoproblems.com/WebPages/UsefulProgramme...
>>
>> Graham
>>
>> --
>> Graham Hughes
>> MVP Digital Media
>> www.myvideoproblems.co.uk
>> www.dvds2treasure.com
>> www.simplydv.com
>>
>>
>> "kortni87" <kortni87@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:C45CD0FD-97E1-477E-9279-E44897A85A3E@microsoft.com...
>> > Also when i import the video into movie maker i get audio but no
>> > picture.
>> > Is
>> > that fixable?
>> >
>> > "kortni87" wrote:
>> >
>> >> i used windvd creator and the video froze during playback in certain
>> >> parts
>> >> and wasw choppy on a dvd and computer.
>> >>
>> >> "Cari (MS-MVP)" wrote:
>> >>
>> >> > MovieMaker doesn't really like MPEG files. Sometimes it will import
>> >> > them
>> >> > just fine, sometimes it won't.
>> >> >
>> >> > A better program for editing MPEG files: PowerDirector
>> >> > (www.gocyberlink.com) or WinDVD Creator (www.intervideo.com).
>> >> > --
>> >> > Have a look at PapaJohn's page on specific Sony issues.
>> >> > http://www.eicsoftware.com/PapaJohn/MM2/MM2-Camcorders-...
>> >> >
>> >> > Cari (MS-MVP)
>> >> > Printing & Imaging
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > "kortni87" <kortni87@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> >> > news:0B4352FC-4385-4965-95F7-AB4B053105BF@microsoft.com...
>> >> > >I need to know to import my videos from my Sony Handycam
>> >> > >DCR-DVD301.
>> >> > >I
>> >> > >just
>> >> > > got a laptop with movie maker on it and would love to get to use
>> >> > > it
>> >> > > so i
>> >> > > can
>> >> > > make a dvd of my vaction. How am i able to get an MPEG file on
>> >> > > MM2?
>> >> > > Need
>> >> > > help
>> >> > > thanks.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>>
>>
>>
Anonymous
August 2, 2005 11:24:14 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.video (More info?)

I got it to work thank you for all your help

"Graham Hughes" wrote:

> Perhaps google for another mpeg to wmv or avi converter and try that?
>
> --
> Graham Hughes
> MVP Digital Media
> www.myvideoproblems.co.uk
> www.dvds2treasure.com
> www.simplydv.com
>
>
> "kortni87" <kortni87@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:8EA6453D-44B1-44EA-82E9-78A8A35FF0F8@microsoft.com...
> >I installed the stoik video converter 2.1 and when i try to convert it to
> >WMV
> > for LAN (1 Mbps) it says video clips not definded any suggestions?
> >
> >
> > "Graham Hughes" wrote:
> >
> >> you need to convert the mpeg files to avi or wmv.
> >> Check out Stoik,
> >> http://www.myvideoproblems.com/WebPages/UsefulProgramme...
> >>
> >> Graham
> >>
> >> --
> >> Graham Hughes
> >> MVP Digital Media
> >> www.myvideoproblems.co.uk
> >> www.dvds2treasure.com
> >> www.simplydv.com
> >>
> >>
> >> "kortni87" <kortni87@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >> news:C45CD0FD-97E1-477E-9279-E44897A85A3E@microsoft.com...
> >> > Also when i import the video into movie maker i get audio but no
> >> > picture.
> >> > Is
> >> > that fixable?
> >> >
> >> > "kortni87" wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> i used windvd creator and the video froze during playback in certain
> >> >> parts
> >> >> and wasw choppy on a dvd and computer.
> >> >>
> >> >> "Cari (MS-MVP)" wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> > MovieMaker doesn't really like MPEG files. Sometimes it will import
> >> >> > them
> >> >> > just fine, sometimes it won't.
> >> >> >
> >> >> > A better program for editing MPEG files: PowerDirector
> >> >> > (www.gocyberlink.com) or WinDVD Creator (www.intervideo.com).
> >> >> > --
> >> >> > Have a look at PapaJohn's page on specific Sony issues.
> >> >> > http://www.eicsoftware.com/PapaJohn/MM2/MM2-Camcorders-...
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Cari (MS-MVP)
> >> >> > Printing & Imaging
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> > "kortni87" <kortni87@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >> >> > news:0B4352FC-4385-4965-95F7-AB4B053105BF@microsoft.com...
> >> >> > >I need to know to import my videos from my Sony Handycam
> >> >> > >DCR-DVD301.
> >> >> > >I
> >> >> > >just
> >> >> > > got a laptop with movie maker on it and would love to get to use
> >> >> > > it
> >> >> > > so i
> >> >> > > can
> >> >> > > make a dvd of my vaction. How am i able to get an MPEG file on
> >> >> > > MM2?
> >> >> > > Need
> >> >> > > help
> >> >> > > thanks.
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >>
> >>
> >>
>
>
>
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