cant watch recorded videos

  pete h 17:30 PM 08 Oct 11
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hya people. i have a JVC Everio cam corder..after i have done a recording i cannot watch it for some reason. if i use the still camera i can see the stills ok but with the video i get an error saying unknown encoder.. can anyone help on this one ?

pete

  robin_x 18:20 PM 08 Oct 11

Try VLC. It plays most anything.

  pete h 19:07 PM 08 Oct 11

i already have that rob thanks mate but its not the player its the cam encoder. the videos play on the machine but i cant extract them off there to the laptop

pete

  proudfoot 20:56 PM 08 Oct 11

Did the camera not come with Cyberlink Power Directtor to edit the video. The indiviual video files should play in Media Player and maybe in Media Center. Are you missing a video codec try downloading Vista codec pack.

  pete h 21:07 PM 08 Oct 11

i am using windows xp

  lotvic 21:36 PM 08 Oct 11

On ClickHere they advise to change the .mod file extension to .mpg or .avi then they play in VLC

  lotvic 21:55 PM 08 Oct 11

About getting the .mod files onto your laptop - have you tried just copying them to a Folder? then you could just change the file ext before you play them in VLC

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