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I have Canon Power Shot A560. I recorded 5 minute video. Dowloaded on my PC Format MVI and now I am not able to open it with Windows Media Player or Real Player. Could you provide mw with a link so I can dowload the version that will open the MVI . Thank you , george

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Dear Sir/madam,

I have found the way to convert MVI files to Windows Media. First, I downloaded a free program called 'Stoik Video Converter'. This program converts the MVI video file in the Canon A70 Powershot to AVI format for QuickTime at a rather small file size. For those who still want to convert it from AVI format to Windows Media, Download and install the Windows Media encoder 9 series (also free). Thing is with the Windows Encoder, it makes the file sizes much larger in comparison to the AVI file size. After conversion, you can then open the movie in Movie Maker to edit it.


http://www.download.com/Stoik-Video-Converter-Pro/3000-2194_4-10113469.html?part=dl-STOIKVide&subj=dl&tag=buttonl&cdlPid=10859289


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=5691ba02-e496-465a-bba9-b2f1182cdf24&displaylang=en


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Go to http://www.download.com/1770-2001_4-0.html?query=klite+media&tag=srch&searchtype=downloads

and download the K-Lite Mega Codec Pack 4.2.5 and install it.

This will help you in playing the MVI file in Windows media player. Moreover the codec I provided above will also help you in playing all kinds of DVD movie in Windows Media Player.

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