Re: Original Source File Lost, Now What?
- From: tif <tif@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2005 14:27:53 -0700
Thanks for the information, however I read the other posts that suggested
that (find x's on storyboard) and I have no red x's. I also went to your
website and assume that I must be one of those other cases that is not so
apparent. Oddly, two of the other movies prior to this one were having the
same issues and they automatically cleared up after a few days off and on my
I used the unedited version of the jinxed movie and just copied all other 5
movies easily onto DVD via My Sonic software.
"PapaJohn (MVP)" wrote:
> On the missing files, view the project as a Storyboard and see if there are
> any clips with big red X's.... right click them and look at the properties,
> which includes the path and file name it's looking for.
> The next step toward your DVDs is to use your third party software with the
> DV-AVI files you rendered.
> Movie Maker 2 and Photo Story 3 website - http://www.papajohn.org
> tips and tricks: http://www.simplydv.co.uk/simplyBB/viewtopic.php?t=4693
> Online Newsletters: http://www.windowsmoviemakers.net/PapaJohn/Index.aspx
> "tif" <tif@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> > Issues:
> > 1. I have two Movie Maker movies as projects that when I try to save movie
> > as DV AVI it says "some files for movie not found" and then it says I
> > need
> > to "locate the original source file and move or copy to the location where
> > it
> > was first imported into WMM."
> > I have no idea anymore where or how to locate the original
> > source file or what even was the original file(s). Are there any other
> > options to get around this? I am able to watch the movies on my computer
> > using Movie Maker, Nero or other programs.so there has to be something
> > there.
> > 2. Two movies I was able to save as DV-AVI. What is the next step in
> > saving
> > them to a DVD? I do have third party software to burn to DVD (pinnacle and
> > sonic).
> > And now my complaints about Movie Maker.
> > WMM is not a very intuitive program and not having built into it an option
> > to burn directly to DVD is a big negative and out of date. The first
> > video
> > editing program I used was Intervideo and I had none of the serious
> > problems
> > I have encountered with WMM. However, because I already had WMM installed
> > and I liked some of the creative transitions and effects I tried it.only
> > to
> > spend A LOT of time stuck and regretting it.
> > Please respond ASAP, as these movies are STUCK in my computer and I want
> > to
> > get them out on DVD so that I can show the movies to others. I have been
> > working a month trying to get them off of my computer onto DVD only to run
> > into one issue after another.
> > --
> > Thanks
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