> Using Vista Ultimate w/ all current patches
> MovieMaker Vista Edition
> Movie Maker following Video Filters are selected
> DScalerAudioDecoder ver 0.0.8.0 Vista Codec pk
> AVIDecompressor ver 6.6.6000.16 system32\quartz.dll
> AC3Filter ver22.214.171.124 Vista Codec pk
> NeroSplitter (not selected)
> DirectVobSub 126.96.36.199 Vista Codec pk
> AVI<->AC3/DTS 188.8.131.52 Vista Codec pk
> MainConcept MPEG ver. 184.108.40.206 Magix Codec
> MainConcept MPEG Splitter ver 220.127.116.11 Magix Codec
> XviD MPEG-4 Video Decoder (not selected)
> PICVideo M-JPEG 3 DirectShow Decompressor (not selected)
> Haali Media Splitter ver. 18.104.22.168 Vista Codec pk
> ffdshow Audio Decoder ver. 22.214.171.1245 Vista Codec pk
> ffdshow Video Decoder ver. 126.96.36.1995 Vista Codec pk
> Background: Certain anomilies
> mpg's video clips play normal in Vista WMP11
> mpg's video clips imported into Vista Movie Maker shows green screen
> movie maker preview screen and only audio is heard when play button
> is initiated.
> The same mpg video clip shows first frame of video clip in storyboard
> Work around problem was to publish mpg video clip in wmv format
> So my question is why do I have to do a workaround when Movie Maker is
> supposed to be able to import mpg files normally. If WMP11 can play
> this same mpg file so should Movie Maker.
> Any Answers MVP's
Sometimes...Why?...is a hard question to answer.
I can tell you that Movie Maker can have issues
with MPEG files and converting them to .wmv is
usually a viable alternative. Just because a clip
plays successfully in WMP11 is no guarantee
that it will perform 100% in Movie Maker.
The trial version of the following program can
convert .mpeg to .wmv. If the converted files
continue to cause issues...at least you ruled it
out as a possible solution.
Microsoft Expression Media Encoder http://tinyurl.com/yru9f4
Expression Media Encoder http://tinyurl.com/yur8b9
Sorry...but that's the best I can offer.
MS Picture It! -
Digital Image MVP
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