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Old Feb 13, 2010, 09:15 AM   #1
Xonnie316
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I wish to convert this .avi to .m4v ....

Hey guys,

I've got this AVI, and well I'm trying to convert it to .m4v but when I open it from Quicktime it says:

The document “TNA IMPACT 28.01.2010.avi” could not be opened. The movie is not in a format that QuickTime Player understands.


Thats how I usually convert the files to iPhone (m4v) format.

I even tried using Roxio Popcorn to convert it, and it says the same exact thing like Quicktime.

But when I play it with VLC it works fine ...

What do you guys reckon its from ?

Missing any good codecs ??
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Old Feb 13, 2010, 09:18 AM   #2
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Use Handbrake.
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Old Feb 13, 2010, 09:22 AM   #3
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Have you got Perian installed?
If not, do so and try again with QT Player.

Also MPEG Streamclip is a good transcoding application, but it is more complicated than Handbrake, which offers presets for the iPhone.
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