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Cannot play MP4

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 fd2rd@yahoo.com
cell 713-670-6305

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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 fd2rd@yahoo.com
cell 713-670-6305

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Just use Any Video Converter, Download and install Windows media player 11, and install "all codecs" (google it) alright? ya nubes....

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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.

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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