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New Camera records in MP4 format - can I import into vision

Posted: Mon, 20th Apr 2009, 12:47pm

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I have just purchased a new Camera (toshiba HD gigashot which records in MP4 format.

Please advise if this can be imported in to Vision lab as I seem to be having dificulties.

Posted: Mon, 20th Apr 2009, 2:15pm

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Only .mov or .avi files can be imported into VisionLab. You will have to convert your mp4 format into one of two formats.
Posted: Mon, 20th Apr 2009, 2:16pm

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No it cannot. Mp4 is really too highly compressed a format to be much good for footage that you want to edit, its really designed as a final distribution codec. but if you want to work with it in VisionLab, you will need to convert it to .mov or .avi format.