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DCR-SR46 Can't send video files out as emails

I loaded the Sony CD and transferred my vidoes from the Handycam to my PC's hard drive. It appears each video is made up of 2 or 3 files now with strange unfamilure file endings like 00234567.modd and 23445567.mpn. I amnot sure of the suffex - I will have to reload the vidoes on to my laptop and recheck the file endings. What have I done wrong because I can't transfer videos from my pc to send out as emails. I get the following message "Only Jpeg files supporting Exif can be exported" . How do I record in "JPEG mode or do I have to convert it somehow??? HELP HELP !! This camera is useless to me right now!

Razzelberry from Fort Worth TX.

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  • mike_newberr Feb 03, 2010

    Well- I found out from Sony that I needed to click on the open envelope at the top of the page to convert the file to a usable format and doing that will also down size the file from 13 meg to 1 meg (in this case) then I was able to send it OK.
    thanks for your help.

  • mike_newberr Feb 03, 2010

    Well- I found out from Sony that I needed to click on the open envelope at the top of the page to convert the file to a usable format and doing that will also down size the file from 13 meg to 1 meg (in this case) then I was able to send it OK.
    thanks for your help.



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JPEGs are picture not video files. Find out if your email provider allows movie files to be emailed they may also have a limit on how large any file can be before emailing it. If you need to share the video files there are sites for large file sharing that you can search for.
Thanks and Good Luck!

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