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How to Play MKV with QuickTime on Mac (Yosemite included)

Why QuickTime can’t play MKV video on Mac? MKV files are usually high quality videos compressed within a Mastroska container format. As a free, open source container format, MKV is not a specific type of file and there is no single codec for videos with .mkv externsions. That’s the reason why people usually feel frustrated Read more

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How to Prep GoPro Video Files for Editing in iMovie on Mac

GoPro video cameras – Surf Hero, Hero 960, HD Hero 2, HD Hero 3, HD Hero 4 are familiar with everyone whoever has passion for outdoor activities. All the GoPro cameras record .MP4 files (the container), and the files are compressed using the h.264 codec. But it seems that iMovie (including iMovie ’11) does not Read more

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How to Work iPhone Videos in FCP 6/7/X Smoothly

You can use your iPhone to record videos in a very convenient way. Most of you love to edit them before uploading to YouTube or posting them on Facebook. However, if you’re using Final Cut Pro to edit the iPhone videos, you will always have render problems when importing to FCP including FCP X. You’ll Read more

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Tips for Editing XAVC S files in Pinnacle Studio

Pinnacle Studio is a non-linear video editing software application produced by Pinnacle Systems which is also a division of Avid Technology. For users looking for maximum video editing power, Pinnacle Studio 18.5 Ultimate offers new 4K Ultra HD Smart Encoding, support for XAVC S (HD and 4K HD). What if you’re using an older version Read more

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How to Get Sony Vegas Pro Handle .FLV Files

Although Sony Vegas Pro supports the importing of a wide variety of file formats, FLV is not in the supported list. That’s why you found it a painful experience while importing FLV videos to Sony Vegas Pro for further editing. And you probably would meet the simliar issue like this: I’m trying to open .flv Read more

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Can’t Load AVI Files to Pinnacle Studio for Editing – Fixed!

Can’t import AVI files in Pinnacle Studio 12/14/15/16/17/18 for smooth editing? Simply follow this tutorial to find the reason and the best way to fix AVI and Pinnacle incompatible issues. Although Pinnacle Studio claims that it supports AVI format, sometimes you will find it a painful experience to load AVI files to Pinnacle Studio for Read more

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How to Import MP4 Files to Adobe Premiere Pro

It is officially stated that MP4 is supported by Adobe Premiere Pro. But the problem with MP4 is, when you plan to import the MP4 files into Premiere Pro (Premiere Pro CC included), you may be able to do this, but may be unable to. So what’s the matter? The reason is that MP4 is Read more

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Converting VOB to ProRes for Final Cut Pro

The easy workaround to get Final Cut Pro X/7 work with VOB files is to convert VOB to Apple ProRes codec, which ensures the best results when working with FCP X/7. VOB files usually exist on DVD discs, or are downloaded from movie sharing sites. When you put a commercial DVD disc and home DVD Read more

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How to Enable iPad Air 2 to Play MKV files

“I have downloaded some movies and anime which are all MKV files, and I have put them on dropbox, I checked my ipad air 2 and none of the files were shown, some pdf files were there but not MKV. I then plugged my ipad air 2 into the laptop and tried to put the Read more

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How to Get MOV files to Play on Windows Movie Maker

MOV files are not compatible with Windows Movie Maker. To use an MOV file in Windows Movie Maker, one has to transcode the file to WMV format. Here is how. Windows Movie Maker has various multimedia functions; it can be used to make movies, documentaries, audio-video clips etc. However, it does not support MOV format. Read more