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Video on my site

I am trying to put a video on my website, but I have run into a problem.  Each video file is a collection of several files (Video, audio, etc.).  I understand how to put a file, such a pdf on the site, but when it is more than one file, that same method doesnt work.  

All video files can be palyed on Windows Media player.

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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
Hi Lazer,

What format are the video files?
It sounds as though you are using SVCD (or equivalent) format, which is broken into 2 files - 1 for audio and 1 for video.
Web browsers will not support this because they cannot handle 2 files, so the easiest option is to convert them into an alternative format (i.e. quicktime or WMV (media player)).

Whatever software you used to compile the video *should* have an option to export into a new format.  Here are the best choices for web viewing:
1. FLV (flash video)
2. MOV (quicktime)
3. WMV (media player)
4. RA (real player - not too popular anymore)
lazergatesAuthor Commented:
Rouchie - These vidoes were sent in by high school students from across the state, so I have no idea what program they were created the vidoes in.  Is there any way to take the file and convert it to a wmv another way?  
Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
Yes, there are lots of video converters to go from home-DVD/VCD to avi/mpeg.  You may want to look into:



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