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Can you switch a video from time lapse mode if it has already been shot?

My boss accidentally recorded an important video in time lapse mode. Is there anyway to switch it to standard and recover the sound? I know it is a long shot but I am really hoping.

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  • caitlinmca May 23, 2008

    I figured. Is there a way to even find the audio track? Even if I can't patch it togethere with the video.

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If anyone can do this, it would take a video production expert that can pull the audio track off and then patch the audio and video track back together. This will require high tech equipment, and quite a bit of expertise to get the two tracks to match. My guess is that this could be done for about $100-200 depending on the expert's rate and actual amount of time they spend on it. Check your yellow pages or the internet for someone in your area that can do this type of video editing.

Good Luck

Posted on May 23, 2008

  • Neal Brown May 30, 2008

    I had not used it before the other night, so I was not aware that I had this feature, HOWEVER - Windows Movie Maker in Windows Vista allows you to move audio tracks seperately from the video tracks. This should allow you to do what you want to.

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