Problem Converting Video, iTunes/iPod Question

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techtony

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Aug 26, 2007
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Ive posted this problem elsewhere and no one has been able to help me. I had a movie in an AVI format. I converted it using Videora. It imported the video, now a Mpeg-4, into iTunes. For whatever reason its showing up in iTunes under the Music tab, not the Movie tab. When I click on it in iTunes a window will pop up with the video and I can watch it in iTunes. I synced it with my iPhone as it is in iTunes, under the Music tab, and it shows up with my songs with just the audio, no video.

The Videora software I used to convert the video in the first place is made specifically for the iPhone, so I don't believe it is the video and its settings, which seemed to be the answer from most of you on this problem. I think its more with how its showing up in iTunes under Music instead of a Movie. Any info any of you could give me would be awesome. Thanks.
 

geordisjd

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Jul 1, 2007
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Ive posted this problem elsewhere and no one has been able to help me. I had a movie in an AVI format. I converted it using Videora. It imported the video, now a Mpeg-4, into iTunes. For whatever reason its showing up in iTunes under the Music tab, not the Movie tab. When I click on it in iTunes a window will pop up with the video and I can watch it in iTunes. I synced it with my iPhone as it is in iTunes, under the Music tab, and it shows up with my songs with just the audio, no video.

The Videora software I used to convert the video in the first place is made specifically for the iPhone, so I don't believe it is the video and its settings, which seemed to be the answer from most of you on this problem. I think its more with how its showing up in iTunes under Music instead of a Movie. Any info any of you could give me would be awesome. Thanks.
What suffix does Videora give to your videofile?
 

geordisjd

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but what is called? .m4v, .mp3, .mp4?
It seems that iTunes thinks it's a music file, not a videofile, so the extension could be wrongly named. It could be also that Videora only encoded the sound part of your .avi file. How big is the file? If it's only a few MB's, chances are there's no video. Try to open it with something else, like Quicktime, to ckeck it out and see if the video track is there.

When I go to get info it says:

Kind: MPEG-4 Video File

Yet it still shows up under music, not movies.
 

techtony

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Aug 26, 2007
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THATS what it was. Thank you SOOO much. For whatever reason it just named the file. There was no .MP4 afterward. I renamed it and opened it and it went straight to the Movies tab in iTunes. Thanks again. You are much more helpful then anyone at the Apple forums.
 

geordisjd

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THATS what it was. Thank you SOOO much. For whatever reason it just named the file. There was no .MP4 afterward. I renamed it and opened it and it went straight to the Movies tab in iTunes. Thanks again. You are much more helpful then anyone at the Apple forums.
You're welcome.