movie maker codec?

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my clips that i’ve already imported won’t play!i haven’t tried to import more footage, becuase i’m not sure if it’ll mess with my files or whatever. the i get only sound, with a black screen.i have the FF shadpw audio Codec, and i’m using Windows Movie maker. help, someone? i love making videos for Veoh and youtube and i’d hate to give it up over some glitch. reply

please i would really love some help with this!!!! reply


I think you’re talking about ffdshow.
Can you use one of the diagnostic utilities here
and report to us what it says about the ORIGINAL files you’re trying to import into Movie Maker? reply


We’ve just bought a Disgo Video Plus which records .avi files and wouldn’t work with Windows Movie Maker because it said it didn’t have the correct codec. Ticking the download codecs autmatically box in the options window didn’t help, however, after reading lots of posts and the windows help files I found I needed to download the Xvid codex.

I found the Xvid codec at as suggested by microsoft and downloaded it from:

Now it all seems to work fine.

I hope this post helps save people having to do the two hours research it took me to find this out. reply


I have an English movie and I need to put it all together but it won’t work on windows movie maker, so I can’t finish it and I need please help.
can you tell me away I can get my videos on windows movie maker?
thanx:-) reply


there all F N spyware do not use them they will crash your computer reply


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