I have a Toshiba Netbook (NB305)and am having trouble getting video clips to play through Open Office impress. I have VLC media player through which the video clip plays OK. When I try to insert the video clip OO impress states 'Format not recognized'. I have converted the video into MP4 format and still cannot get it to play through impress. A little while ago the suggestion was made that the codex file needed up dating. I have downloaded K-Lite, yet, the problem persists.
The Netbook runs Windows 7 starter. There may be something that is obvious to others that I am missing: any help would be appreciated.
Just fyi - it's 'codec', plural 'codecs'. 'Codec' is a contraction of coder/decoder. (Or compressor/decompressor - opinions vary...) But it's an algorithm that's applied to video to reduce file size while trying to maintain quality - and then a corresponding algorithm at the other end to unravel the coded/compressed file into something you can watch.
Hmm. Thanks for the link Woolwell (and the correction Ian). Still no joy I'm sorry to say. What seems strange is that using OO impress on the desktop I have no problems at all in running a video which is why I am a little confused as to why it wont run it on the Netbook.
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