When I try to download a podcast that is in the MP4 format for video conversion the message read "failed because the MP4 codec is required for the video conversion to your player and it is not install on your PC." Is there some way around this without spending $30 for the Philips media converter. thanks so much. Sincerely, Gerard Pesca 309 Neville St, apt.# 312 Beckley, WV 25801 e-mail email@example.com cell 713-670-6305
I search the Internet for a solution to this problem. I was able to download the MP4 codec to my computer. However, I was still unable to load the video. My solution is to let it go for now. I can watch that MP4 video on my PC. Sometimes I think we get a little bit too spoiled. Thanks to your time. Happy new year. Sincerely, Gerard Pesca 309 Neville St, apt.# 312 Beckley, WV 25801 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org cell 713-670-6305
You shouldnt have to pay $30 for the ArcSoft MediaConverter 2.5, the converter that comes with the mp3 player. That is what i use, i didnt have to pay anything for it, but it is very slow!!!! And about the codec problem, you might be able to cheat it, by converting it to a different format before you try to put it on the mp3 player. I use multiple converters, so i can get the format that i want. I would suggest getting Allok Video to MP4 Converter, it is free to download, but it costs $30 to unlock. You can get it at http://www.alloksoft.com/mp4_converter.htm. Without unlocking it you can convert up to 5 min. of songs, or in your case videos. I hope this helped.
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well, here two suggestions.
1. u need to try Pavtube Video Converter which is a very powerful converer. it can convert between almost any video formats. and the built-in codec wiil offer u any codec u want. so the output file can be surely played.
2. VLC player is more powerful than wmp, it can player almost al the video files.
Hi, unknown format means that your player doesn't support the codec of the video you just downloaded, I suggest to look for your previous videos that plays on your player and look if what type of video it plays, maybe .avi, .wma, .3gp, .mp4, .mpg. Also try to read your manual, coz all the answer is in there. Thanks and hope i can help
All right, the following section will show you the best way to help you with the conversion.
Download: 1. Download, install and launch Video Download Studio from http://www.downloadvideos-convert.com/download-videos-
music. 2. Click” add URL” button to paste the URL of the video you want to
download. ( or you can play the video on dailymotion and click “auto capture”, Video Download Studio will automatically
capture and download the video for you.) 3. Download details will showed on the working window.
Convert: 1. Click” convert” button on the top, you will switch to convert interface. 2. Click ”add” button to load your videos to Video Download Studio 3. Click” profile” drop-down list to select MP4 format. 4. Click” convert” button on the bottom, you will get MP4 format video in seconds. As you can see, these simplest steps enable you to convert video. Join in and do it yourself, you will get a lot of fun.get it
You have to use the Philips (Arcsoft) Media Converter to convert/transfer videos. If the converter is not recognizing a specific video type - FLV, for instance - download a free program called Riva FLV Encoder and convert the videos to AVI format first. Then the Philips Media Converter will recognize them. The Philips Media Converter is not capable of converting an entire DVD - you will have to acquire video editing software, and then break up the DVD files into 15-minute chunks, and then convert each chunk. If you are getting a codec error, do a google search for free video codecs - they are out there. Windows Codec Pack and downloading the latest version of quicktime will give you most of these needed codecs. This player is not capable of playing copyright-protected videos - so don't even bother with them. Additional information is available both from Philips website and from Arcsoft's website. -Tha Mp3 Doctor
Use this program. Make sure you have the updated codecs on your computer, and convert AVI files to AMV, then move them to anywhere on your player. I use a movie folder, and rename them to the movie I want. A full 1.5 hour movie will take about 200-300 mb of space.
Please keep in mind that the movie does have to have an AMV extension, not MP4 or MPEG.
Codecs can be found here - www.free-codecs.com/download/K_lite_codec_pack.htm
The video conversion software (actually made by ArcSoft) will not naturally recognize FLV files. You will need a FLV to AVI converter - I use Riva FLV Encoder. Once the YouTube videos are converted to AVI, the video converiosn software for the GoGear should recognize it and convert the video. If the video conversion software is giving you a codec error - get codecs for FLV, AVI, MPEG-4, and any other format you may be using (Quicktime, latest version contains many of these Codecs).