How to play .MSWMM files

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Found 18th Sep 2010
Hello, how to play MSWMM files on windows 7,
googled it but with no luck,
try to open to with Windows Live Movie Maker but dint open properly,
please help,

many thanks in advance
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tried vlc? its supposed to play anything
barky

tried vlc? its supposed to play anything



what is vic??
hoo you mean VLC player,
hoo you mean VLC player,
flp14344

hoo you mean VLC player,



yep
barky

yep


don't have vlc player
but just looked at this all supported formats. but its not on the list,
videolan.org/vlc…tml
MSWMM files are not video files, they are Windows Movie Maker project files. Open it with Windows Movie Maker
, then export a video file.

copy pasted from elsewhere-not my info btw
barky

MSWMM files are not video files, they are Windows Movie Maker project … MSWMM files are not video files, they are Windows Movie Maker project files. Open it with Windows Movie Maker, then export a video file.copy pasted from elsewhere-not my info btw



This is correct, the problem is the file doesn't contain any of the actual video or source content as this file simply stores timing, transitions etc. - it won't work unless it has the source video, music, photos etc. available in the same location. It's a bit like an html file, if you try and load it without the media content available where the file says it is, you'll just get a lot of missing information. To produce the proper video you have to export (or publish I think Moviemaker calls it) and choose a video type which will then result in a standard video file.

Where did this file come from? It really needs to be opened on the original PC it was created on or alternatively it needs all the media it uses copied to the same location as the original set up used.

John
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