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    Video clip file is blocky (xp)

    When l am running a .avi file the movie apears to be blocky , yet when l run it on another PC it is fine. Is there a setting on the PC l am running it on then needs to made to get it looking less blocky?

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    Re: Video clip file is blocky (xp)

    Are the graphics settings the same and what available RAM do you have in the two PC's...are they the same?
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    Re: Video clip file is blocky (xp)

    The PC l am trying to run it on has more RAM and is more baffled, is there a setting some where l have not checked.

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    Re: Video clip file is blocky (xp)

    What are you using to view the video? I remember having this problem trying to play a dvd in Windows Movie Player and it was resolved by lowering the video acceleration from full to midway. WMP -> tools-> options-> performance...video acceleration. Dont know if the same thing is happening to you whatever prog is playing the files.

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    Re: Video clip file is blocky (xp)

    Hi,

    I am using windows media player. I will try out what you mentioned, thaks for your help/

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    Re: Video clip file is blocky (xp)

    I have tried this but still no luck l am totally baffled as to the cause of this. Do you think it could be a driver issue?

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    Re: Video clip file is blocky (xp)

    I just installed xp and was having problems with wmp playing AVI files ( am pretty sure I was missing a CODEC) - I downloaded a free player from DIVX (check Google).

    If you play it with another player and still have the same problem - I think it might point to the quality of the download.

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    Re: Video clip file is blocky (xp)

    It is not a download but a video clip from a camera, fine on my PC but blocky on a friends.

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    Re: Video clip file is blocky (xp)

    Does DIVX allow movies files to be sorted and also played full / half screen. i.e have the same functions / features as movie player?

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    Re: Video clip file is blocky (xp)

    These are not AVI files but windows media files, shall l still download div x will it run windows media files?

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    Re: Video clip file is blocky (xp)

    I just use DIVX for AVI files - so not sure what else is in there - check out web site - seems to have a lot of stuff

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    http://go.divx.com/player/help/en

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    Re: Video clip file is blocky (xp)

    Are you comparing WMV files in both cases? When you convert from a camera's native format to Windows Media, a lot of compression is usually done, which can significantly degrade the quality. Try different types of compression to see whether you can get a better result. If that doesn't help, try sharing the original (huge) file.

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