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jeebs 12-27-2008 10:28 AM

My movies aren't movies...?
 
I have a bunch of small movie files (some .mov, some mp4) that I can play in VLC but will not open in QuickTime - a message comes up that says they are not movie files. I'm trying to get them all into iTunes, and I've read that I should export them from QT first, so that's why I'm trying to get them in there.

Any suggestions?

louishen 12-27-2008 10:40 AM

firstly download Perian to see if it is a codec issue

Perian - The swiss-army knife of QuickTimeŽ components

THen try a program like MPEG Streamclip to convert them to an itunes friendly format (it has presets for iTunes, iPod etc)

Squared 5 - MPEG Streamclip video converter for Mac and Windows


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