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Problem converting using Xilisoft Video Converter 1/15/2011 9:40:27 PM   (Total replies: 2)
Hi, I purchased the Xilisoft Video Converter a few years ago and I love it. However, I recently ran into a problem with it. Here are the details: I just bought a new Sony HDR-CX350V video camera with which I can film 1920x1080 and 1440x1080. The output it creates is of format MPEG4 AVC/H.264 (when I transfer the files from the camera to my PC, it always creates 2 files for each video: a .M2TS file which is the main video file and a .M2TS.MODD file which I have no clue what it is for). ...

Re: Problem converting using Xilisoft Video Converter 1/16/2011 6:05:43 PM   (Total replies: 1)
Thanks for the info PapaJohn. When you tried it, you used Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate and the company asked me to try with the Ultimate version but I have not had the chance to try it out yet and according to your test, it will probably fail as well. You mentioned it works great with WLMM: 1) Is there a link to get the WLMM free of charge (since I already have the WMM version on my machine, which came with Vista) or do people have to pay for it? 2) It WLMM just as easy to use ...

Re: Problem converting using Xilisoft Video Converter 1/20/2011 6:21:21 PM   (Total replies: 1)
Hi, OK, so I've downloaded WLMM from the link provided by PapaJohn and all that went fine. However, when I go into WLMM and I ask to add a video file to my project, it's ok for many types of files but when I try to load an .M2TS file, it does not do it and displays like a film reel with a yellow triangle in them which have an exclamation point on them. If I double click on the yellow icons, it says that the files is damaged or in a format that Movie Maker does not recognize. (I know ...

Re: Problem converting using Xilisoft Video Converter 1/20/2011 8:36:30 PM   (Total replies: 1)
Yeah, I had all the Sony PMB software installed so I'm also guessing it might be because I'm using Vista instead of Windows 7. Does anyone out there know of a good software video converter which can succesfully convert HD H.264/MPEG-4 AVC VIDEO (1920x1080) to a WMV file so that I could then use it in my WMM under Vista? Thank you all for your help and suggestions.

Re: Problem converting using Xilisoft Video Converter 1/24/2011 9:54:24 AM   (Total replies: 2)
OK, I've had the chance to try out 7 different video converters over the weekend, to convert H.264 to WMV (1080p). Here's my report on these: 1. Xilisoft: really crappy conversion, not good at all (contacted the company and they plan on possibly implementing a better version in the future but have no idea when); 2. OJOSoft: not too bad but did lose some quality in the conversion; 3. ImToo: same ax Xilisoft (see above #1); 4. AVS: not too bad but did lose a little bit of quality in ...

Re: Problem converting using Xilisoft Video Converter 2/10/2011 9:32:21 AM   (Total replies: 1)
I've tried to convert them using Vegas Movie Studio HD as this software can read the files in and I saved them back as WMV. I have not yet copied them to a DVD to see the quality of the final version but I noticed that while other conversion programs created a file of less than 50 MEGS for a 32 second clip, the Vegas output created a file of about 4.5 GIGS, which is humongous compared to the others, in 1920x1080. My question is: is there a way in Vegas to set it up to still produce a ...

Re: Problem converting using Xilisoft Video Converter 2/11/2011 7:15:38 AM   (Total replies: 1)
I don't know much about the settings and how they all work or could affect this. Do you know which setting in there I would need to change?

Re: Metallic Rainbow Effects! (These are awesome!) 4/20/2009 9:48:09 PM   (Total replies: 2)
Hi, I've added this under my AddOnTFX folder under Metallic_Rainbow.XML and my WMM cannot find them. In WMM when I click on Effects and see the list, I get 2 entries for Metallic Rainbow but they show up with a red X across them and I cannot seem to be able to use them. What am I doing wrong here? Thanks Marc

Re: Metallic Rainbow Effects! (These are awesome!) 4/24/2009 9:45:15 AM   (Total replies: 1)
Any thoughts, anybody??? Thanks Marc

Re: Metallic Rainbow Effects! (These are awesome!) 5/4/2009 9:10:36 PM   (Total replies: 2)
Hi Blackbucktwilight, So, if I understand correctly, if I install the DLP Cartoon Edges, then the Metallic Rainbow Effects will work and I won't be seeing them with a red X anymore? Where do I get the DPL cartoon Edges effects? Thanks Marc

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