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Video Files not Recognized

I have a Macbook Pro.   I recently recorded a bunch of videos with my icecam and reviewed them all, minutes after creating them.  The next day I noticed all of these videos don't work.  I click on them and the pop-up says "The movie could not be opened.  The file is not a movie file."
Two things worth noting:  One, the clips definitely did play yesterday when I created them.  Two, I noticed instead of a picture, all the icons have the standard Quicktime icon.
I played with the video effects a lot that day to adjust for the brightness, maybe that had something to do with it?
Either way, I've successfully recorded movies since then.  Any ideas?  How can I retrieve those movie files?

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Dont know much about the MAC but most time this happens some other program takes over video and picture viewing check to see if this is the case. what ever proram you use for videos etc ensuure its the default one
Hope this helps

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    you could also try VLC media player for mac it covers all my video needs on windows and is available for mac

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