HOW TO CONVERT A MOVIE FILE
The process below needs to be tested and confirmed. -- A.W.
To convert an iPad movie file into a Movie Maker compatible video format, do the following:
- First, copy the video file to your computer
Run Format Factory -- Start -> Programs -> Format Factory
- Upload to DropBox and THEN download to computer
- Copy from iPad directly to your computer using USB charging cable
Set your conversion options
- If Format Factory is not there, download and install it (free)
Drag and drop video into Format Factory
- Click on Option
- Click on Change
- Change the folder to your home directory's project folder
- Check "Output to source file folder"
- Check "Append setting name"
- Check "Open Output Folder"
- Click OK
Convert to a compatible format
- Go to My Computer and open the video with your video
- Drag the video from the folder into Format Factory
Start the Conversion
- Choose "All to AVI"
- Click on Settings
- Change the Video Encode setting to: MJPEG
- Set the Video Size to 1280x720
- Click OK and then click... OK
- Click on Output Folder
- Note: WMV and MPEG1 may also work, but have not been tested
Open MovieMakerImport the Video
- Select the file
- Click on the Start button
WINDOWS MOVIE MAKER FILE FORMATS
Windows (XP) Movie Maker (v 5.1) Compatible File Types
- Still images: .bmp, .jpg, .jpeg, .jpe, .jfif, .gif
- Video files: .asf, .avi, .wmv, MPEG1, .mpeg, .mpg, .m1v, .mp2
- Audio files: .mp3, .wav, .snd, .au, .aif, .aifc, .aiff .wma
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 Video File Types
- .mts -- AVCHD - 1080p, 720p
- .mov -- QuickTime Motion JPEG - 720p, 480p, 240p
Apple Ipad Video File Types
Movie Maker will freeze / crash while editing a project that uses video clips saved on the network in MS C129. This appears to be a network issue, related to switches. This was not an issue in MS C104.
- Perhaps this is a conflict with multiple students attempting to use the exact same file?
- Copy the file from a shared folder into a personal folder. Use the files in the personal folder to build the project.
Getting Started with Video Editing <-- Go to Mobicip, and then click on this video. Plug in your headphones to hear it!