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How do you change a file extension from .m4v (which the WD tv mini media player will not accept) to.avi (or any other suitable/acceptable extension)?

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I use Leawo Prof. DRM to convert DRM m4v to avi or Leawo Video Converter to convert DRM-free m4v to avi. https://www.leawo.org/tutorial/convert-drm-m4v-to-avi-with-drm-m4v-to-avi-converter.html

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Actually, I always use Leawo Tunes Copy Ulitmate to remove the DRM . It will turn the M4K/M4V video into MP4 video. This software is very professional which owns a 50X fast speed and quality lossless capability of converting.
Besides ,the user interface is very clear and friendly.
the following detailed steps will give you a lot help

How to Convert M4V to MOV Effectively with M4V to MOV Converters

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NoteBurner is a good choice. As a professional m4v converter, it supports various output formats like MP4, MOV, AVI, FLV, MPEG, etc.

Noteburner M4V Converter Plus for Mac 20X faster speed 100 lossless quality

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To convert M4V to AVI, I used a software named M4V Converter Genius, it can convert M4V to any other formats easily and effective.
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For converting M4V to AVI, I recommend a professional M4V to AVI Converter for you, which can strip DRM protection and convert M4V,M4a, M4B, M4P, MP3 to other popular formats with high output quality and super speed. Its easy-to-use and user-friendly interface makes M4V to AVI conversion routine as easy as well.

Posted on Aug 26, 2011

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Try the M4V to AVI Converter. It can convert M4V to AVI easily. You need only import your .m4v video files to the program, set output format to AVI and click "Start". The conversion will complete within 15 minutes.

It also can convert M4V to other popular formats such as MP4, FLV, MOV and more. In fact it is a video convert that supports conversion between almost all popular video/audio formats.

Posted on Jul 13, 2011

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It is best to use AVI video converter
not only will it convert your m4v to AVI format, but you can switch it to any other format any time you want
http://www.avs4you.com/AVS-Video-Converter.aspx

Posted on May 29, 2011

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I CAN NOT PLAY MUSIC USING MY MEDIA PLAY


windows media does not support all extensions. Below are the examples. if you have the right format and still you are not able to play then best option is to upgrade or reinstall media player. Windows Media Player 6.0 loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation');
  • Windows Media formats
    File name extensions: .asf, .asx, .avi, .wav, .wma, .wax, .wm, .wmv, .wvx
  • RealAudio and RealVideo (version 4.0 or earlier)
    File name extensions: .ra, .ram, .rm, .rmm
  • Moving Pictures Experts Group (MPEG)
    File name extensions: .mpg, .mpeg, .m1v, .mp2, .mpa, .mpe

    Note MPEG 2 requires third-party software or hardware decoders.
  • Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI)
    File name extensions: .mid, .rmi
  • Apple QuickTime (version 2.0 or earlier)
    File name extensions: .mov
  • Macintosh AIFF Resource
    File name extensions: .aif, .aifc, .aiff
  • Intel Video File
    File name extensions: .ivf
  • UNIX
    File name extensions: .au, .snd
Windows Media Player 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 7, 7.1, Windows Media Player for Windows XP, and Windows Media Player 9 Series loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation');
  • Windows Media formats
    File name extensions: .asf, .asx, .avi, .wav, .wax, .wma, .wm
  • Audio Visual Interleave
    File name extension: .avi
  • Moving Pictures Experts Group (MPEG)
    File name extensions: m3u, mp2v, .mpg, .mpeg, .m1v, .mp2, .mp3, .m3u, .mpa, .mpe, mpv2

    Note MPEG 2 requires third-party software or hardware decoders.
  • DVD Video
    File name extension: .vob

    Note DVD playback requires third-party software or hardware decoders and is supported only in Windows XP.
  • Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI)
    File name extensions: .mid, midi, .rmi
  • Apple Macintosh AIFF Resource
    File name extensions: .aif, .aifc, .aiff
  • Sun Microsystems and NeXT
    File name extensions: .au, .snd
  • Intel Video File
    File name extensions: .ivf

    Note Intel Video File support requires the Intel Video 5.x codec.
  • Windows Media Player Skins
    File name extensions: .wmz, .wms
  • QuickTime Content
    File name extensions: .avi, .mov, .qt

    Note Windows Media Player can play back older forms of the QuickTime format only. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316992/EN-US/ ) Windows Media Player Multimedia File Formats
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  • UNIX
    File name extensions: .au, .snd
  • Macromedia Flash
    File name extension: .swf

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How to rip commercial DVDs on Mac - for playback on wide screen TV via WD TV...


How to rip commercial DVDs on Mac - for playback on wide screen TV via WD TV Mini

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WD TV Mini Media Player supports up to 1080i resolution for crisp HD media playback, besides this feature, it will never limit the size of your media collection, and you just need add more drives as you like. However there is no luck with commercial DVDs, even though you need not consider about the storage space, because these DVDs have strict copy protections, which WD TV Mini is unable to decrypt. To rip commercial DVDs to a compatible format with WD TV Mini on your Mac, what you will need is Pavtube DVD Ripper for Mac only. Go to find a step-by-step instruction as below.

First off, have a look at WD TV Mini Media Player supported media formats:

Videos:
AVI (Xvid, AVC, MPEG4), MPG/MPEG, VOB/ISO, MP4/MOV (MPEG4), RM or RMVB 8/9/10

Audios:
MP3, WAV/PCM/LPCM, WMA, AAC, FLAC, MKA, OGG, APE

You can free download Pavtube DVD Ripper for Mac here.

Step 1: Launch Pavtube DVD Ripper for Mac, and load DVD files to it

You can click "DVD folder" or "IFO file" to load DVD files directly from the DVD-Rom, DVD folder, or from an IFO image file.

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Step 2: Select an output format for WD TV Mini Media Player

Click on the pull down menu of "Format" to a WD TV Mini Media Player supported format as output format. Here I select "Xvid AVI" as my choice.

Step 3: Set advanced settings

Click on "Settings" button, and you are allowed to adjust audio and video parameters on the popup window including codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, aspect ratio, and audio channels. The user manual of WD TV Min tells us that when playback .avi (Xvid) video files, WD TV Mini supports up to 720*576 30fps or 720*480 30fps, so we need to follow the manual while ripping a DVD.

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Step 4: Set destination folder

Click "Browse" button to specify where to export the output files to.

Step 5: Click "Convert" button to start ripping DVD

The following window will show you clearly about the ripping info, such as time elapse, estimated left time, generated file size, and estimated file size. In that way, you are able to manage your time and storage space in a proper way.

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Once ripping work is done, you can click "Open" button to get the output files for WD TV Mini effortlessly.

Additional tips:

1. The ripping speed of this software is 1-2 times faster than the similar programs. Merge multiple files into one file is available.

2. Enable users to select specific subtitle and audio track to convert.

3. Guarantee audio-video in sync.

4. With exception of adding text as watermark, images, GIF animations, and videos can also be added as watermarks to realize the picture-in-picture effect.

5. You can use the "Trim" function to select certain DVD clips to convert. And you can also take advantage of the "Crop" function to remove black edges or change the screen size.

on Apr 09, 2010 | Audio Players & Recorders

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How to rip commercial DVDs on Mac - for playback on wide screen TV via WD TV...


How to rip commercial DVDs on Mac - for playback on wide screen TV via WD TV Mini

theme100330.jpg

WD TV Mini Media Player supports up to 1080i resolution for crisp HD media playback, besides this feature, it will never limit the size of your media collection, and you just need add more drives as you like. However there is no luck with commercial DVDs, even though you need not consider about the storage space, because these DVDs have strict copy protections, which WD TV Mini is unable to decrypt. To rip commercial DVDs to a compatible format with WD TV Mini on your Mac, what you will need is Pavtube DVD Ripper for Mac only. Go to find a step-by-step instruction as below.

First off, have a look at WD TV Mini Media Player supported media formats:

Videos:
AVI (Xvid, AVC, MPEG4), MPG/MPEG, VOB/ISO, MP4/MOV (MPEG4), RM or RMVB 8/9/10

Audios:
MP3, WAV/PCM/LPCM, WMA, AAC, FLAC, MKA, OGG, APE

You can free download Pavtube DVD Ripper for Mac here.

Step 1: Launch Pavtube DVD Ripper for Mac, and load DVD files to it

You can click "DVD folder" or "IFO file" to load DVD files directly from the DVD-Rom, DVD folder, or from an IFO image file.

total100330.jpg

Step 2: Select an output format for WD TV Mini Media Player

Click on the pull down menu of "Format" to a WD TV Mini Media Player supported format as output format. Here I select "Xvid AVI" as my choice.

Step 3: Set advanced settings

Click on "Settings" button, and you are allowed to adjust audio and video parameters on the popup window including codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, aspect ratio, and audio channels. The user manual of WD TV Min tells us that when playback .avi (Xvid) video files, WD TV Mini supports up to 720*576 30fps or 720*480 30fps, so we need to follow the manual while ripping a DVD.

settings100330.jpg

Step 4: Set destination folder

Click "Browse" button to specify where to export the output files to.

Step 5: Click "Convert" button to start ripping DVD

The following window will show you clearly about the ripping info, such as time elapse, estimated left time, generated file size, and estimated file size. In that way, you are able to manage your time and storage space in a proper way.

ripping100330.jpg

Once ripping work is done, you can click "Open" button to get the output files for WD TV Mini effortlessly.

Additional tips:

1. The ripping speed of this software is 1-2 times faster than the similar programs. Merge multiple files into one file is available.

2. Enable users to select specific subtitle and audio track to convert.

3. Guarantee audio-video in sync.

4. With exception of adding text as watermark, images, GIF animations, and videos can also be added as watermarks to realize the picture-in-picture effect.

5. You can use the "Trim" function to select certain DVD clips to convert. And you can also take advantage of the "Crop" function to remove black edges or change the screen size.

For more: http://www.pavtube.com/dvd-ripper-mac/

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How to watch commercial DVDs on your wide screen TV via WD TV Mini Media Player


WD TV Mini Media Player provides an easy and affordable way to play back your digital media on your wide screen TV.  It serves as a conduit between your TV set and USB drive storage, no matter it is a camcorder, a humble flash drive, or an external HDD. Simply connect WD TV Mini to your TV, plug a USB-connected storage into the player and you are ready to enjoy all your digital media in DVD quality playback.
WD TV Mini Media Player supported media formats:
Videos:
AVI (Xvid, AVC, MPEG4), MPG/MPEG, VOB/ISO, MP4/MOV (MPEG4), RM or RMVB 8/9/10
Audios:
MP3, WAV/PCM/LPCM, WMA, AAC, FLAC, MKA, OGG, APE
From the above list we can see that VOB is a playable format for WD TV Mini Media Player, does it mean that WD TV Mini can play all kinds of DVDs – whether home made DVDs or commercial DVDs? The answer is WD TV can not decrypt copy protected commercial DVDs, so you have to rip them. This tutorial aims to show you how to make it possible for you to watch commercial DVDs on your wide screen TV via WD TV Mini Media Player. What you will need is Pavtube DVD Ripper, it not only rips, but it encodes too. Following is the detailed operating steps:

Step 1: Click "DVD Rom", "DVD Folder" or "IFO/ISO" to load DVD files into this program.

Step 2: Select subtitle and audio track
Click on the pull down menu of "Subtitle" and "Audio" respectively to select your needed subtitle and audio language.
Step 3: Select output format for WD TV Mini Media Player
Click on the drop-down list at the end of "Format" to choose an output format for WD TV Mini Media Player. Your selection should be in the range of AVI (Xvid, AVC, MPEG4), MPG/MPEG, VOB/ISO, MP4/MOV (MPEG4), RM or RMVB 8/9/10. Here I select "Xvid AVI" as an example:

Step 4: Click "Settings" button to adjust video and audio parameters
The user manual tells us that when playback .avi (Xvid) video files, WD TV Mini supports up to 720*576 30fps or 720*480 30fps, so we need to follow the manual while ripping a DVD.

Step 5: Click "Convert" button to start DVD ripping
Once finished, you can get the generated files for WD TV Mini via clicking on "Open" button with ease. Afterwards, just copy the output files to My Passport portable hard drive or other USB drive, and then connect WD TV Mini to your TV, plug your USB drive into the player and you are ready to enjoy the movies ripped from your commercial DVDs.

For more: http://www.pavtube.com/dvd_ripper

on Mar 29, 2010 | Audio Players & Recorders

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ITunes Store .m4v videos do not play on iPod


you should change the .m4v file into mp4 with ipod video converter. ipod only accepts video in .mp4 format.

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The Gigbeat plays Windows Media Files. The files have a .wmv extension. Media Player will convert standard .wmv files to a suitable size for playing on the Gigabeat.

There are a couple great programs for converting DVDs:
Slysoft's CloneDVDMobile and
Im TOO DVD Ripper Platinum

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