I wish to convert this .avi to .m4v ....

Discussion in 'iPod' started by Xonnie316, Feb 13, 2010.

  1. Xonnie316 macrumors member

    Oct 14, 2009
    Melbourne, Australia
    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 ??
  2. spinnerlys Guest


    Sep 7, 2008
    forlod bygningen
    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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