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Inverted Video Playback

Im very happy with everything about my SD870 IS, it takes really good pictures for a compact and has some top features. However, all video I take, including time lapse, is played inverted and flipped in Windows Media Player and Real Player on my pc having downloaded the files via the Canon software.

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  • jim2607 Mar 12, 2008

    Thanks for the suggestion... unfortunately I get the same results... flipped and inverted.

  • jim2607 Apr 01, 2008

    It didnt work but thanks for trying!

  • Anonymous May 09, 2008

    I have the same problem of inverted video playback when I put my videos from my Canon Powershot SD870 to my pc... the video is played in blueish color....? Any help?

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I've never had this problem, but I do not use the Canon software. When you plug your camera in to the USB port, try going to the videos through Windows Explorer. If you're not sure what I mean, here's how:

1. Plug your camera in
2. Go to "My Computer"

From there you should see your camera in the list. Double click it and find your video file. Copy and paste it to your desired location, and then try to open it.

I've recorded a few videos, and have never had this problem. If that doesn't work, let me know and I'll figure out something else.

Posted on Mar 12, 2008

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