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MMM is not online. Last active: 9/22/2014 7:05:16 AM MMM
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sharing a video
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 06:40 AM
Sending the video as attachment to an email does not seem to work. Is this normal ?
How can I share a video ? Thx.
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Re: sharing a video
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 01:43 PM
First, are you actually sending a video file (e.g. .wmv or .mp4 file) or are you trying to just send a project file (e.g. .mswmm or .wlmp file)?

The project file is just a data file that saves the editing state of your movie making session. In it there is just a listing of the media files and their locations on your computer, the names of transitions and effects applied, the location of titles/captions, etc.

If you send someone a copy of your project file, there is nothing much they can do with it. All the source video and music is still on your computer.

For this reason, project files are pretty small because they don't actually contain video or audio, just the names of media items on your computer.

In other words, if you are sending your project file, you aren't sending an actual video to anyone and that would explain why it isn't playable by your recipient.

On the other hand, if you think you are sending the actual movie (something that plays in Windows Media Player, for example) and it isn't making it to your recipient, there are a few possibilities:
1) The file is too large and is rejected by your email system. Video is generally pretty large even for short clips and most email will strip or reject large files.
2) The file is rejected by the recipients email system. Even if your email provider allows large files, the recipients email provider may not like large files and may delete them.
3) The file is getting through but your recipient doesn't have the correct codecs to play that file. For example, it used to be that WMV files from Movie Maker were hard for someone with a Mac to play. Or it maybe that you are sending MP4 format and your recipient is using an OS that doesn't have a decoder for MP4 files.

Not knowing more about exactly what you have sent and whether the issue is in sending, receiving or playing, I can't help more, but hopefully I've given you enough to diagnose the issue.

Generally, if you have video to share, the best method is to upload to a sharing site like YouTube or Vimeo. Then send a link to your recipient and they can watch it there. Sending a video file directly in email is usually a bad idea. It will either be too big, or you'll have to compress your video so small that the quality will be bad.


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Re: sharing a video
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 05:21 AM
Thx, good diagnosis : I was indeed sending the project. It is solved now.
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Re: sharing a video
Posted: 29 Oct 2015 02:10 AM
You can share Live sport or any other videos in top sharing sites by creating a channel....thanks
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Re: sharing a video
Posted: 08 Dec 2016 12:22 AM
If you have problem while attaching video on email kindly go through V transfer here you can trasfer your video upto 2 GB.

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