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I have several files downloaded...
I have several files downloaded to my laptop that I want to use for a show tomorrow. I downloaded them to a DVD and they don't play well due to the upload time. Can I just play them from my harddrive?
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Tech Support Specialist: Ansh P., Computer Systems Analyst replied 8 years ago
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Hi,

 

What type of files they are video, audio?

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

these are video files from a Sony digital camcorder. I loaded the Sony PMB software in order to do the downloads'

 

Tech Support Specialist: Ansh P., Computer Systems Analyst replied 8 years ago
What type of videos are these, can you let me know the format like avi, mpg?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
I am not sure. When I open the folder containing them, I only see a picture of gthe video with no info. The only info I get is that they are ACVHD videos.
Tech Support Specialist: Ansh P., Computer Systems Analyst replied 8 years ago

Download and install VLC media player: http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

 

Use it to play the videos, let me know if that work.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
this is a one-time event. I already downloaded Vegas Pro 9 demo, but this looked MUCH too complicated for the 15 minute video I am trying to create. Is teh VLC media player easier to use? The Windows Media Player on my HP laptop does not seem to help either.
Tech Support Specialist: Ansh P., Computer Systems Analyst replied 8 years ago
Yes, its a simple tool.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
OK. When I used the player for AVCHD video, the playback from teh DVD was sloppy etc. unless I occasionally paused the DVD, then continued OK. Why can't I do the palyback from the files on my harddrive?
Tech Support Specialist: Ansh P., Computer Systems Analyst replied 8 years ago
You can do the playback from your hard drive too.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
How? When I looked at the ddrive for viewing the files, the only option shown was teh DVD drive;,, not my hard drive. How do I set it up to view fiels from my harddrive?
Tech Support Specialist: Ansh P., Computer Systems Analyst replied 8 years ago

Sorry I have to rush from my desk because of severe migraine. Can you see the video files in your hard drive? Let me know, once you come back to continue.

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