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Panasonic camcorder SDR-H40P

HI, when I try to save my video to my pc, it saves it in 4 parts mpeg with no sound and the sound seperate from the video? When I try to access the audio part windows ( VISTA) does not reconize the file attachments???
What do you think????

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  • methique Dec 08, 2008

    when copying my video to pc with my sdr- h4op- s there is no audio I read the suggestion by gremlin guy but im the type of person who needs the step by step instructions to try his solution help any other answers

  • fireball1010 Jan 18, 2009

    I need help with mine too! I dont know how to download my videos & pictures from my camcorder to my laptop! Please help!

  • jaimeezway Feb 24, 2009

    ACK! I have the same issues with the audio, I need serious help with this and FAST!

  • rachelleo Mar 10, 2009

    my video and sound are uploaded as separate files and there are useless to be used in programs other than video suite- can i stop this?

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2009

    i have changed the fil to avi but still just sound no video


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Use the SDCopy freeware utility to set the widescreen flag. It also renames and downloads files for you, and it's small. There's a link from this tutorial page, which also explains a lot about aspect ratios and such:

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I found out that the file structure is .AVI - I basically rename the .MOD files to .AVI in a DOS window, and they work fine ( Using VLC Media Player). Basically, access your camera like a Hard Drive from your PC, copy and paste your .MOD video files ( don't worry about the .MOI's, I don't know what they do, and they don't affect the play or sound of the video ), then rename them from either WIndows Explorer, or a Dos window, to a .AVI file extension. They play perfect for me. I tried using the Videocam Suite 1.0, but it is JUNK, and won't work with my XP Media Edition on my Dell anyway, the manual states that as well.
- The Gremlin Guy , with new SDR-H40P camcorder..

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