Can't get video to play

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy S3' started by becalyn, Jun 11, 2014.

  1. becalyn

    becalyn New Member

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    The video I recorded won't play ,in details it shows its mp4 format and size is 500mb.I have tried several different players ,vlc,android , mx ,vidtrim and also updated codecs,also copied to my computer and still won't play.error message I receive is " can't play video" any ideas what else to try ?
     
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    You didn't mention "what" did the recording. Probably not your phone. The MP4 format is merely a container for different underlying formats. You may be able to play it if you use a video conversion program to (re) convert it to MP4. There is also a possibility the file is corrupt.
     
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    You could try to use Handbrake, to see if it can salvage your video. Still, maybe you should use a different app to record your video, unless this is happening from the stock camera app.
     
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    If VLC won't play it on your PC then the video is likely corrupt.
     
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