Re: Extracting Video From DVD
rather than adding a codec that will make it work in Movie Maker, you should
convert such files to others that work without adding more codecs.
see my website's Import Movie Source Files > Video > Discs page
website references are to www.papajohn.org
"JamesJ" <jjy@darwin_roadrunner.com> wrote in message
> When I try to Import Media Items using Movie Maker from a dvd I get the
> following error message:
> The file D:\VIDEO_TS\VTS_01_2.VOB cannot be imported because the codec
> required to play
> the file is not installed on your computer. If you have already tried to
> download and install the codec,
> close and restart Windows Movie Maker, and then try to import the file
> Where and how do I get the proper codex??
> "PapaJohn (MVP)" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> if you have the Home Premium or Ultimate versions, you can import the VOB
>> file on the disc into Movie Maker, edit it, and save it to a wmv file....
>> with other Vista versions, you'll need other software to do file
>> "JamesJ" <jjy@darwin_roadrunner.com> wrote in message
>>> Is it possible, using one of Vista's media programs (Movie Maker, DVD
>>> Maker or Media Player),
>>> to extract a portion of video from a dvd and save it to a popular video
>>> type such as wmv or
>>> avi or something similar?
>>> I'm not very aquanted with this so I need some help doing this.