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by Learner7 / July 13, 2010 4:42 AM PDT

The files I downloaded from my video camera have a .mov format but will not play on anything I have on the computer. Can I change the format, as I would like to copy them onto a CD/DVD to send to family

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Convert from mov to avi.
by Kees Bakker / July 13, 2010 5:06 AM PDT
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Pick your choice from http://www.google.com/search?q=convert+mov+avi.
But - if it's shareware - use it in trial mode (unpaid) until you know it handles your video's well.

If you post the make and model of your video camera it's possible somebody could give a more specific advice.

Kees

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Aiptek
by Learner7 / July 13, 2010 5:22 AM PDT

Its an Aiptek HD 720P

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Re: Aiptek
by Kees Bakker / July 13, 2010 5:34 AM PDT
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Just a note.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 13, 2010 5:33 AM PDT
In reply to: movies

.mov files are Apple Quicktime files. Quicktime is the video media player which will play the movies on your computer.

http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/

But I see your question is about file conversion, so just treat this as a by-note.

Mark

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Quicktime
by Learner7 / July 13, 2010 6:46 AM PDT
In reply to: Just a note.

I have apple quicktime on my computer but the file wouldn't play. I can watch it on the video camera, but when I transferred it to my computer it would not play.

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Maybe this .mov-format isn't Quicktimes' .mov format.
by Kees Bakker / July 13, 2010 7:17 PM PDT
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Then it needs converting.

Kees

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What version of QT?
by ahtoi / July 3, 2012 12:04 PM PDT
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need version 7.x to handle hi-def.

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Why not try VLC?
by Niche2012 / July 3, 2012 4:21 AM PDT
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