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. Is there a convertor that will convert all
No. With that out of the way I will share I use HANDBRAKE a lot.
I also have used handbrake.
It is a real waste of time having to use a convertor only to find out that while it converted some files & they worked, others from the same converter program do not. I was looking for something that worked properly every time.
I was looking for something that worked properly every time.
There is no such product.
I bet you may wonder why so let's get that up on the table. It has to do a lot with copyrights. For example let's use FLASH as an example. If I had a FLASH video then Adobe has the license on that encoding and decoding. If I included that, Adobe may want a fee for the feature I'm using.
There is VLC Player that plays just about everything but if you examine how they are able to get away from the license issues you find that their country does not recognize such patents or licenses.
I know folk are a little upset about this mess.
What folk I see are after.
Is the ease of playing anything you throw at it. For that you want a PC. Get a HTPC (home theater PC) and hook it up. Done. No more converting.
Then again, the AppleTV is pretty nice. Anything that plays on iTunes seems to play on that.
I bet a lot of folk are going to learn these lessons.
Actually the answer is yes
Vizio TV supports Microsoft WMA/WMV codecs There are many converters out there that support this. I use DVD Fab, it's not free.
Can you help with other settings?
I also noticed that Vizio seems to be able to handle a .wmv file I captured from tape using Movie Maker. I captured all the other tapes using "full" tape mode (DV .avi). So I would like to keep those full tape .avi's - but also convert them on the PC to something the Vizio can use. I tried using (mmc? not sure of tool name) with the following settings:
Audio 128 kbps
Frame: 30 fps
Video Size: "original" (which is 720x??? I think)- maybe I should try this at 640x480?
First few tries did not work - TV says video codec not supported. Not sure if this is part of these settings or something else. I will get the name of the tool I used to convert and report that also.
Thanks for any help.
Yeah I know this is an old thread. I have the same issue. My Vizio however WILL play AVI's and MP4's as well as WMV. But it will not recognize certain codecs. Guess it depends on how the file was encoded.
I guess you want more decoders.
Take a look at a WDTV box next.