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No sound on transferred files

When I play my movies on my camcorder itself, I get full sound and picture, but when I attach the camcorder to my PC via the provided cord; and try to play the movie either directly from the camcorder's memory or copy them to a folder on the hard drive, all I am getting is the picture, no sound. Do I need to use a special program for it to work? Windows Media has no problem playing the picutre, but it comes back with no sound

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  • BBill83 Sep 14, 2007

    And yes, I have already checked the sound via multiple source files and all are working except files from this camcorder, so my card is good, speakers on, volume on and un-muted, etc

  • cheaps Dec 24, 2007

    I have exactly the same issue with no solution as of yet. Please let me know if anyone obtains one.

  • shawn17 Dec 31, 2007

    i have same problem. No sound when files are copied. I am using windows media player.

  • Anonymous Jan 22, 2008

    I used Explore and copied the movies to an external hard drive.

    Still no sound with several movie player formats.

    Google found a bunch of forums with people having the same problem and it seems the JVC sound file is a new Apple format that is not compatible.

    I am on another computer now and Google is giving me totally different results--none helpful.

  • obyor_masta May 13, 2008

    sony hdd-sr82 recorded my video then the media was transferred to laptop then recorded to dvd disc. movie shows on dvd disc but without sound....why? i used dvd+rw disc for storing the movie for further editing and playback away from laptop.

  • dereksland May 16, 2008

    XP get following messager when i try to drag and drop to folder or desktop have downloaded and installed AC3 1.46

    Cannot copy MOV00A: the parameter is incorrect

    also on laptop vista can play MOV but no sound

  • Anonymous May 19, 2008

    JVC Everio GZ-MG21 Camcorder

  • dmd1 Jun 28, 2008

    I used the following from Solution #2 below and it worked - I had sound.

    I did not rename the ending of my files - I just downloaded the file below, re-tried my video files, and they played with sound!

    "Download and install Windows Essentials Codec Pack 1.0 Setup.exe"

  • Anonymous Sep 01, 2008

    I wanted to play my Everio movies on my new Vista laptop. No sound however and my recording of flamenco shows is not much fun

  • Anonymous Oct 13, 2008

    I have same problem and when I tried the file mentioned in answer no. 2 windows media player would not play file at all!

  • steel169 Dec 02, 2008

    Same issue.



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Solution #2 is Magic - THANK YOU!.

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"If you're not getting sound when playing back in a media player, you might not have an AC3 decoder installed since the audio on some models (such as my panasonic) are recorded in AC3. You could always google ac3filter and install that, and that'll usually provide the codec for the sound playback and decoding." - Karl Mari

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

  • Neetika Jul 24, 2013

    Thnx a lot! AC3 filter helped me!



I read that the sound file is a new Apple format and not compatible. I am on a different computer now and Google is not finding much of substance this time.

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Before I entered my SD chip I could get sound & picture on the TV, But now I can only get picture from my camcorder

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Check your pc inputs control windows, unchecked the mute box if theres any.( double click the speaker icon in the taskbar, check the advanced icon)

Posted on Sep 14, 2007

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    Try to upgrade your audio driver and software, or you try to plug it into another pc. I assumed you installed the installer cd provided in your camera.


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