.clp file? Video editing problem.

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by CanadianDonkey, May 3, 2008.

  1. CanadianDonkey macrumors member

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    Hi. I recently requisitioned a home security system, something like this

    http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=11270778


    And, I'm trying to export the video to my computer, when I do, I wind up with a file that ends in ".clp"

    I've tried researching this, but come up with little results. Is anyone familiar with this format, and know how I can get this files into a editable raw video form?


    Any help is appreciated.
     
  2. -DH macrumors 65816

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    Nashville Tennessee
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    According to the link you provided, the video is compressed in a unique fashion:

    " This system combines Dual Codec compression technology utilizing JPEG2000 for high resolution local recording along with the latest H.264 compression for efficient network transmission "

    It appears they're recording as still images and converting that into a h.264 video wrapper. It may be a proprietary codec scheme ... I'd recommend calling the manufacturer's tech support for details on converting the footage:

    " *For Product Questions or Service and Warranty Issues contact Lorex : 1 (888) 425-6739 "

    -DH
     

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