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Offline ComSoft6128

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MP4 Video Problem
« on: 20:06, 21 March 19 »
Hi,

I recorded a short CPC video last night - 16:49 (725MB) and I am reasonably happy with the result.
But... when played thru VLC or a Blu-ray player the length is shown as 1193:02:20! and YouTube will not process the file for uploading.

Any ideas what is wrong with this file?

Cheers,

Peter

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Re: MP4 Video Problem
« Reply #1 on: 23:45, 21 March 19 »
Seems like a corrupted file to me...
Could try and convert the mp4 to mkv and see if that fixes it?


https://sourceforge.net/projects/mp42mkvac3/[/font]

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Re: MP4 Video Problem
« Reply #2 on: 07:37, 22 March 19 »
Thanks @ASiC,

Unfortunately no joy with the converter or Freemake or VLC. The output from all of them was corrupted to a degree. The irritating
thing is that the 5 previous short (3/4 minutes) videos recorded on the Hauppauge Rocket were all fine. Looks like I'll be making a duplicate vid in a few weeks.

Cheers,

Peter

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Re: MP4 Video Problem
« Reply #3 on: 09:23, 22 March 19 »
Did you remember to press stop at the end? :D

Bryce.

Edit: But seriously... Have you tried re-converting it with Handbrake or something similar?

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Re: MP4 Video Problem
« Reply #4 on: 09:59, 22 March 19 »
I think you have a good point there Bryce - yes I hit the "Big red button" on the Rocket but might have pulled out the USB flash drive too quickly, mmm.

Thanks,

Peter
« Last Edit: 10:34, 22 March 19 by ComSoft6128 »

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Re: MP4 Video Problem
« Reply #5 on: 10:55, 22 March 19 »
I had a video I couldn't play with VLC today, and had some success with this:

https://www.videohelp.com/software/recover-mp4-to-h264

(the 1.92 free one)
May be worth a shot?
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