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AVI formatted files behave as audio only

Got a new vistaquest dv7 camera for my son. When I transfer video files (recorded in either mpg or cif) to my laptop, they appear to be avi-formatted files (catalogued as pict001.avi for example), but when I attempt to open them, play them with windows media player, or edit them in windows movie maker or even the videoimpression 2 software the camera came with, they behave as audio files only. I can get the audio to work but no video appears. Movie maker recognizes them as audio files only. I tried everything I can think of.

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  • jcmackert Jan 07, 2009

    I have the same problem. I downloaded videos from the same camcorder unto my computer and, when played, they acted only as audio files. Where did the pictures go? Should I use a certain program to open these files for some reason? (other than windows media player which is the program that was used).

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2009

    its the same for us exept we have a mac. can someone plz help.

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It is likely that the files are encoded with DIVX, you can download the Divx plugin for windows Media playere here.
http://www.divx.com/divx/windows/

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I record video on my sx110. It creates a .jpg file. I upload the file to my macbook, but it seems to be a single picture. I want to upload the entire video and then convert it to a format that can be...


jpg and jpeg are both "picture only" file formats. it might have put it in another folder on the camera. the file will be either .mpg , .mpeg, or .avi most digital cameras save as .avi witch is perfect for uploading online! I would check every folder that is on the camera. there's gotta be an AVI file in there somewhere! Good luck hope this helped!

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If you got a JVC camcorder, or Panasonic camcorder or Canon MOD camcorder, you would have probably encountered such issue--- what to do with the MOD/TOD files----the God forsaken video format? And you want to convert the recorded .MOD file type to mpeg, avi, mkv, flv, mp4, wmv or whatever more common, so that you can put them on Youtube, Myspace, Google video and Hulu later on to share the camcorder video with your friends or more people? And there is another headache thing is that most major video editing suites seem to unwillingly accept the MOD/TOD format. Even windows video maker, I have to say it's too complicated to usE

Someone successfully made it simply by changing the extension from .mod to mpg, but for most people, they just failed only to find there is no audio after the extension is changed, or the changed one doesn’t allow you to import these files into Windows movie maker, not to mention upload some video to Youtube.com or Facebook.

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