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How to kill video files.

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by ResevorDG, Feb 4, 2014.

  1. ResevorDG

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    I discovered this today.

    I was taking a video, at the end of flight I shut everything down as normal but did not stop recording first.
    The file exists but will not play.

    My theory, the file was not finalized so it is missing some important codex or time code info or something.
    So note to future me, press the stop button on the video before ending the flight.
     
  2. NEILS

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    I done the same however all is not lost, put the card back in the cam and try and play the video through the app, it should finalize it ;)
     
  3. ResevorDG

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    Oh very cool. :D
     
  4. Pull_Up

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    Also works without the app if you want to copy the video via card reader, for example. Just switch the aircraft on again and wait for about 30 seconds and shut down again. The camera fixes the file but note you will lose the last several seconds.
     
  5. ResevorDG

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    Worked like a charm!


    I have used many forums for many things over the years.... This one has the best group of users.

    Thanks Guys!