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21-11-2007, 07:06 PM
i wanted to know if there are any good media file converters for free and not online because i have dial up.
because i wanted to watch a video on my xbox 360 from my usb drive but it only supports wmv. i thought it might work if i changed the extention but that just ruined it

21-11-2007, 07:22 PM
What format is the video currently in ?

21-11-2007, 07:27 PM
one of them is avi and the other ones mpeg

21-11-2007, 07:48 PM
You can try this Here (http://www.stoik.com/products/svc/index.html) it is a download - the free version, may do what you want.

Any video converters I use are all paid for. Don't know how well the one above works its still a 7Mb download though.

What other media software do you have installed on the PC ?

UPDATE: just converted a 30 second clip of my dog from mpg to wmv worked perfectly using that program above.

21-11-2007, 08:49 PM
There is a universal command-line media converter called FFMpeg.

Very simple to use - at the command line (Start>Run>cmd>Enter) type
the directory containing the FFMPEG.EXE file, press Enter than on the next line type the following:

ffmpeg <source file>.<extension> -i <output file>.wmv

and press Enter.

This will convert the video to convert basically any media format, including WMV.

Download from Here (http://ffdshow.faireal.net/mirror/ffmpeg/ffmpeg.rev10908.7z).

Hope this helps.

21-11-2007, 11:32 PM
super (http://www.erightsoft.com/SUPER.html)

22-11-2007, 11:05 AM
MediaCoder (http://mediacoder.sourceforge.net/) - will convert almost anything into almost anything else.

23-11-2007, 01:43 PM
i got one from google it came with wave pad which came with a bonus thing called switch but it only does sound and its got other bad points too like when i try opening a music file instead of poening wmp it opens switch

Speedy Gonzales
23-11-2007, 02:11 PM
Uninstall it and get something better then.

Nothing wrong with Super.

You'll have to get it online, since you havent got a program already.

23-11-2007, 02:19 PM
i tried super but it doesnt download