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Freshly reinstalled Sony Vegas won't open the video edits I produced with it before

I recently had to reinstall Windows (XP) on my PC to kill some malware. Subsequently, I reinstalled Sony Vegas Movie Studio 9, which I've been using for the last couple of years on this machine. Today I went to open one of my video edits for the first time... but Vegas chokes on it. Can you help me figure out why? Error log after the jump. [more inside]
posted by Artifice_Eternity on Aug 29, 2011 - 11 answers

There must be something better than Videora iPod Converter!

I use Videora to convert my videos (in DivX/XviD format) to something I can play on my iPod Classic. Whilst it does mainly what I want, it also sucks. Please help me find a replacement that does more and sucks less. [more inside]
posted by mr_silver on Sep 28, 2010 - 9 answers

Xvid to DVD

What is currently the best method to convert an Xvid video (or series of videos) to DVD? [more inside]
posted by cm0007 on Jun 28, 2010 - 7 answers

Rip and Burn Multiple Movies to a DVD using New 0.9.4 Handbrake for Divx player?

Since Handbrake 0.9.4 seems to have gotten rid of the .avi/Xvid option, is there anyway to rip a DVD so it will play on a divx etc enabled player? If you have the time, I would appreciate a step by step breakdown. Much appreciated! (and thanks way back when for figuring out how to do this on the older Handbrake).
posted by snap_dragon on Feb 7, 2010 - 7 answers

How can I get my hard drive to work with my TV and computer at the same time?

My new Samsung HDTV plays lots of content off a USB Hard Drive. Works great. What's the best way for me to setup a hard drive that stays connected to the TV but allows my computer to write files to it? Seems like all the drives I have or look up only allow 1 device to connect to it at a time.
posted by jakeaust on Dec 30, 2009 - 24 answers

Ripping a TV series in Handbrake

I can rip movies to Xvid using Handbrake and it is all good....it rips the movie but no special features which is fine....But lately, when I tried John Adams (miniseries) or the TV show the 4400, it only took one chunk out of the whole disc and ignored the other episodes. Is there a way around this so I can get all the episodes even if they are lumped into one .avi file? (I really don't mind all the fast-forwarding). Thanks...and to all of those reading/responding...have a great weekend.
posted by snap_dragon on Mar 13, 2009 - 7 answers

What's the best solution for streaming HD media from a PC?

What's the best solution for streaming HD media from a PC? [more inside]
posted by YoungAmerican on Nov 29, 2008 - 20 answers

Need Video Card for...Video!?

What's the best video card to get for xvid/divx and h.264 decoding? [more inside]
posted by Oktober on Oct 26, 2008 - 7 answers

Editing DIVX directly in iMovie/FCP

I've got a VIO POV1 helmetcam which records video as .avi files in DIVX format. What do I need to edit this directly in iMovie and Final Cut Pro? [more inside]
posted by unSane on Sep 1, 2008 - 6 answers

WinAVI crapped out on Vista Premium 64-bit. What other friendly converter such as WinAVI can I use instead to convert xvid/divx/etc to .vob files so I can burn them as a DVD with Nero and such.

WinAVI crapped out on Vista Premium 64-bit. What other friendly converter such as WinAVI can I use instead to convert xvid/divx/etc to .vob files so I can burn them as a DVD with Nero and such? Thanks in advance [more inside]
posted by cheero on Aug 21, 2008 - 6 answers

convert vobs to avis with hardsubs?

How do I add subtitles (hardsubs) to an xvid avi when converting from VOBs under FreeBSD? [more inside]
posted by kindachris on Aug 10, 2008 - 3 answers

Videoplayback in Vista

Windows Vista seems to have much worse video playback compared to Windows XP. Any way to fix this? [more inside]
posted by Iax on May 14, 2008 - 5 answers

Cannot see .XviD avi files inside Adobe Premiere Pro CS3, am I missing a codec?

Cannot preview .XviD avi files inside Adobe Premiere Pro CS3, am I missing a codec? [more inside]
posted by cheero on Feb 29, 2008 - 15 answers

DIVX/XVID from PC to TV by DVI

I want something just like an Apple TV, but without the reliance on iTunes. Specifically, I want to view DIVX/XVID content from my Vista PC, wirelessly, with DVI output. With a $200 budget, have I no hope? [more inside]
posted by onshi on Jan 12, 2008 - 14 answers

Streaming video from a Mac to an Xbox 360

I was reading the December 2007 Video Playback FAQ about the new video options that are going to be incorporated in tomorrow's Xbox 360 dashboard update. And I was surprised to see question #28: "How can I stream content from my Mac?". They imply that it's possible, but they don't mention any 3rd party solutions. What Mac software can I use for this?
posted by ssmith on Dec 3, 2007 - 6 answers

Convert an XviD video to a standard codec?

How can I cut a video that uses an XviD codec into a few short clips, and convert them into a regular format that needs only Windows standard software to play? [more inside]
posted by whataboutben on Nov 28, 2007 - 5 answers

Hey buddy, ya want to buy an algorithm?

What is the legal status of the XviD codec libraries, ffmpeg, and/or other F/OSS programs that implement the (patented) MPEG-4 algorithm? [more inside]
posted by toxic on Jun 7, 2007 - 5 answers

DVD archiving to a media server - best practices?

I'm planning on ripping my DVD collection to a media server, with varying amounts of losslessness depending on the film. There are a lot of ways to do this, and I'm looking for the "best" way. After the jump I'll describe my current plan, please comment on and clarify the various technical considerations. [more inside]
posted by lifeless on May 22, 2007 - 11 answers

Best media streamer for HDTV (under $300) ?

Now that I found out the XBox 360 won't have Xvid support in the Media Extender (thanks M$), what alternative media streamer would the mighty filter suggest to view the LOADS of Xvid (and perhaps x.264 HD) content on my PC via my HDTV over a wired network connection? [more inside]
posted by lattiboy on May 1, 2007 - 12 answers

How do I encode for a standalone DivX player with Handbrake?

If I use Handbrake for Mac to encode a DVD title to an AVI file with MPEG-4 video and MP3 audio, will it play in a standalone DivX player if I use the ffmpeg codec, or must I use the (much slower) XviD codec instead? [more inside]
posted by obiwanwasabi on Feb 2, 2007 - 5 answers

Can't play divx files in powerpoint

Whenever I embed divx or xvid files into my powerpoint presentations they speed way up and there isn't any sound. I have all the proper codecs installed as they play correctly through windows media player.
posted by allthewhile on Sep 19, 2006 - 1 answer

Why does Entourage hate me?

Why does the first episode of the third season of Entourage refuse to play on my mac? The second episode of this season, as well as the the entire second season play fine (all hd xvid). I've downloaded several copies but none of them play. Any advice?
posted by adamdrici on Jun 21, 2006 - 10 answers

What files can be burned to a DivX disc?

I just got a DivX-capable DVD player. Is there some way of telling (on OS X) what DivX/XVid files can be burned directly to a DivX disc without requiring conversion? [more inside]
posted by tweebiscuit on Apr 26, 2006 - 15 answers

What does everyone know about XVID settings that I don't?

double-pronged question about working with XVID [more inside]
posted by chudmonkey on Feb 24, 2006 - 17 answers

Windows equivalent to FFmpegX

MPEG4Filter: I'm looking for a windows equivalent to ffmpegx on OS X. [more inside]
posted by weaponsgradecarp on Oct 15, 2005 - 8 answers

DVD to XVID converter

I used a dvd to xvid, divx converter constantly until I had to reinstall windows. I can't remember the name of it for the life of me! [more inside]
posted by null terminated on Mar 23, 2005 - 3 answers

Why are movies embedded rather than linked?

Why do sites show movies embedded in a tiny web page rather than linking to it so I can view it in the media player of my choice?
posted by Nelson on Jan 20, 2005 - 17 answers

Writeable DVD applications

I have an xViD .avi movie, 119minutes, that I'd like to put onto DVD. Toast claims that it can't fit it on (5.7gb required, 4.4gb of my 4.7gb writeable DVD available). What I'd like is to be able to requantize the movie so that it fits onto the DVD. Bonus points for an OS X application. Super bonus points for a free one. That I don't have to find a crack for.
posted by armoured-ant on Dec 21, 2004 - 3 answers

Best "works-out-of-the-box" "all format" video player?

What's the best "works-out-of-the-box" player for watching DivX/XviD/MPEG-4/etc. videos on my living room TV?
posted by PinkStainlessTail on Sep 21, 2004 - 12 answers

Xvid movies shake due to software problem; what can I do?

Some of my XVid movies shake when I play them, regardless of the player used. This does not happen with all XVid movies, and GSpot says they have no errors.

Also, they do not shake when I play them in my DVD player, so it's something software-related. Other than uninstalling my codecs and re-installing them, have you got any suggestions? Thanks!
posted by Masi on Jan 3, 2004 - 7 answers

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