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Videos Don't Download Completely

When I transfer a video from my camera onto my PC I only get the first seconds of the video, although I do hear sound for quite a while. I have tried this with long videos (3-5min) and with a 1 min video, with the same results. Also, I tried with lots of action (memory hog) and very little action. Same results. Help!

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  • canoodle Sep 03, 2008

    Oh, and one more clue, I can play back the entire video on the camera itself. So, I know that I have actually been recording. Thanks!

  • canoodle Sep 03, 2008

    Thanks, Bubbabear64. Didn't fix the problem, but suggests a workaround. The camera records in MPEG and the video will still not play in the DIVX player. But if I convert the MPEG into DIVX format I can play the entire video. So now at least I know all the data has been transfered from the camera to the PC. Now I just need to find a way to successfully convert DIVX into a playable MPEG format (my objective is to upload this clip to YouTube).

    I'm still open to suggestions for a true fix on this, if anyone out there has more ideas.

  • canoodle Sep 03, 2008

    Wahoo! Fixed it! Turned out to be a PC-side problem. Bubbabear64 put me on the scent that it might have to do with my MPEG version. Eventually figured out that my Windows Movie Maker was filtering MPEG types (Tools | Options | Compatibility: uncheck all options). Now I can play the MPEG video everywhere on my PC. And have confirmed that I can record with either the 640Fine or 640Standard camera options and still play the videos. Thanks, all, for helping on this.

  • canoodle Sep 03, 2008

    PS: Bubbabear64: that DIVX conversion sure does up the video quality, doesn't it? Also discovered you can upload the DIVX file format directly to YouTube.

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I've had this problem before. I don't know what format Sony records their movies in but it's probably MPEG4 or Divx.

Goto to Divx.com and download the Dvix Codec and player. See it that solves that problem.

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

  • Tim Babcock
    Tim Babcock Sep 03, 2008

    Do you have a MPEG 2 decoder?

  • Tim Babcock
    Tim Babcock Sep 03, 2008

    Oh yeah. It's a very high quality format to use on You Tube.



    Supports wide screen too.

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