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Supported Media Formats
Media Editing Terminology
2.Understanding the Workspace
3.Getting Started
4.Storyboard Operations
5.Working with Projects
7.Capturing Media from Devices
8.Keyboard Shortcuts

Auto Movie Creator 3.26

Supported Media Formats

Most of the commonly used media file formats are supported by Auto Movie Creator:

Supported Input Formats

Video Formats:

  1. 3GP (Third Generation Phone video file format)
  2. ASF (Advanced Streaming Format)
  3. AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  4. VOB (digital video with chapters)
  5. MP4
  6. MPEG, MPEG-2, and MPEG-4 (Motion Picture Experts Group)
  7. MOV (QuickTime)
  8. WMV (Windows Media Video)
  9. WMV HD* (Windows Media Video High Definition)

Audio Formats:

  1. AIFF (Audio Interchange File Format)
  2. AU
  3. M4A (MPEG-4 Audio Layer)
  4. MP3 (MPEG 1 Layer 3)
  5. WMA (Windows Media Audio)
  6. WAV (Windows Waveform Sound)

In addition to video and audio sources, Auto Movie Creator also supports the following image file formats:

  1. BMP (Bitmap)
  2. GIF (Graphics Interchange Format)
  3. JPG (Joint Photographic Group)
  4. JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)
  5. TGA (Targa or Truevision Graphics Adapter) 

Supported Output Formats

  1. AVI
  2. MPG (MPEG 1 and 2, including VCD, SVCD and DVD)
  3. MP4 (MPEG 4)
  4. Windows Media Video (WMV)
  5. WMV HD* (Windows Media Video High Definition)
  6. Digital Video AVI (DV AVI)
  7. QuickTime (MOV)

QuickTime Support

Import of QuickTime version 2 and lower is directly supported by Video Edit Magic.  Files in this format can be added to the Storyboard for editing.  Files created by QuickTime versions higher than 2 must be converted to AVI format before they can be added to the Storyboard.

The recommended or full installation of QuickTime is required to convert from AVI to QuickTime and to make movies in QuickTime.  QuickTime's online or standalone installer can be obtained from the URL:

MPEG-2 Support

To edit MPEG-2 files, you must first install the Free MPEG-2 Decoder, available here:

MPEG-4 Support

To support MPEG-4 files, you must install the MPEGable DS Decoder from:  

* WMV HD files are encoded at ultra-high quality settings i.e.  1024x720 or 1920x1080.  Editing such high resolution files is resource intensive so these files are treated as standard definition WMV files when adding them to the Storyboard.

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