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Changing The .wmv Format


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#1 terrbear

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Posted 22 September 2008 - 07:23 PM

Hi,
I did a movie using "Windows Movie Maker". After I was done I copied it to a CD-R. I then tryed to play it on my DVD player and it wouldn't play. It's a Pioneer DVD player that was recoded to play multi reigons. Not sure why. Does the current format of .wmv have any thing to do with it? Or can I change the format to something else, like .wma?

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Posted 24 September 2008 - 07:23 AM

Unless your DVD player supports the Divx/Xvid codec (it will say DivX on it if it does) then you have to burn it as a regular dvd. Title1, blahblah.vob, Title 2, blahblahblah.vob etc. If it does say Divx on it, it will play Divx/Xvid encoded .avi files. Can use a great program called WINavi to make that happen.

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Posted 24 September 2008 - 07:33 AM

Hi terrbear.
Need you to answer a couple basic questions first. :thumbsup:
Is your dvd player capable of even reading cd disks. that is, is it a combo drive and inside your computer or are we talking about an external player here?
If it's an external player, please provide model #. Depending on the player, (if external) it may not be able to read the .wmv format. The file types and media types it can read will be the manual. Most later external players will at least playback .avi's.
Let us know.




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