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Need Help! Convert .mov to .wmv

Discussion in 'Community Broadband & Computers' started by Nwfdrool, Oct 8, 2013.

  1. Nwfdrool

    Nwfdrool New Member

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    Have a video in .mov format and tried to convert to .wmv using Zamzar. It's a free file converter I found on the internet. We have an iMac and the converted file automatically opens with Picasa 3 when I double click on it. Well, I dragged the file onto a flash drive and tried to play it on my work laptop (Windows 7), but the audio doesn't work :( Anyone know a good, free way that I can convert the file correctly?
     
  2. Chsalas

    Chsalas Member

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    FFMPEG may be the best way for free or MPEG stream Clip. Give those a shot.
     
  3. Chsalas

    Chsalas Member

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    oh, you could buy FlipforMAC. That is a good tool to have if you gonna be doing this often.
     
  4. Mike-and-Kim

    Mike-and-Kim Member

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    Not sure if your goal is obtaining a wmv or just getting it to work with windows media player.

    If the latter, Youtube can be useful. Once uploaded it converts and can be downloaded as a .mov that works with windows media player. I've used that for .asf files.

    If you are just trying to get a file to play try VLC, it will play most anything.
     
  5. merky1

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    VLC is a must get, it also can do conversion and typically supports more formats than the built-in stuff. For conversion, FFMPEG is the best, but has a very high learning curve.
     

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