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Spawn
New Guide to create highq mp4 vids for your K700 / S700 using only freeware tools.

So you dont want to spend any money on conversionsoftware like mpegable, nero, quicktime etc. - and you dont want to use pirated software either - but you still would like to convert some highq videos for your K700/S700 ?

Normally you propably would get stuck here - but Ive made a new guide showing you step by step how to do this with only freeware tools you can download off the internet.

It may look a bit complicated at first - but it really isnt - simply follow each step - and when youve tried it 2-3 times - it wont feel complicated any more.

Happy Encoding smile.gif

http://spawnweb.dk/mp4/
REHVC
Thanx Spawn! smile.gif

You ARE the best! clapping.gif
speedi_
YEAH nice work spawn! :D
But to complicated to me sad.gif
Can you convert a movieclip when I do a Backflip
on skies and crash like hell?
//RoBBaN
Spawn
sure - if you post the clip somewhere Ill convert it for you smile.gif

speedi_
Do you have MSN messenger?
add me on <snip>
//RoBBaN

read forum rules:
-do not post e-mail
Spawn
No offence smile.gif - but it seems some people dont search or read the pinned threads before posting questions as the same questions are getting asked and answered over and over again. Noone mind helping where they can - but it can be just a litle bit annoying to have to write the exact same answers to the exact same questions several times each day in different threads being posted directly beneath other threads with the same questions and answers - therefore please take the time to read this general info first - thanks smile.gif

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1. Mobilephones capable of playing video mostly use the .3gp or .Mp4 standard. (Allthough others, typically smartphones, can also play video based on windows media or realmedia)

3gp and mp4 are videocontainers - that contain a videotrack and an audiotrack.
The videotrack can be encoded as either mpeg4 or h263 and the audiotrack can be encoded as either AAC or AMR.

In general, Mpeg4 video is higher quality than H263 video, and AAC audio (designed for music) is higher quality than AMR audio (designed for speech)

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2. Different mobiles support different combinations of these formats. Some like K700 support all combinations - while others like N6230/6600 and Motorollas only support combinations with AMR audio. Therefore a .3gp/.mp4 video encoded with mpeg4 videotrack and AAC audiotrack for the K700 will not play sound on a Motorolla because this only support AMR audiotracks.

Furthermore different mobiles support different videoresolutions. Most common resolutions are 176x144 and 128x96. I will try and make a list of supported resolutions and settings for different phones and update this thread along the way.

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3. There are a number of different ways and software to use when converting normal videoclips to .3gp or .mp4. Most commonly used are Mpegable X4 live, Nero Recode, Quicktime Pro, PVauthor and Nokia Multimedia Converter.

There are guides and instructions on how to use several of these in the following threads:

Instructions for Mpegable X4 Live: http://www.mobile9.com/invboard/index.php?showtopic=3327

Guide for Mpegable X4 Live: http://3gp.spawnweb.dk


Instructions for Nero Recode: http://www.mobile9.com/invboard/index.php?showtopic=7254

Guide for Nero Rcode: http://recode.spawnweb.dk


Instructions for using only freewaretools: http://www.mobile9.com/invboard/index.php?showtopic=9301

Guide for using only freewaretools: http://mp4.spawnweb.dk

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4. Playback of .3gp or .mp4 files on computer.

Free version of Quicktime Player will play back these - get it here:
http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/

Free version of Mpegable X4 live player will play back these - get it here:
http://www.mpegable.com/show/download.html

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More info to follow smile.gif

thx for reading
Spawn
Patrick
Another Spawn's classic, pinned thumbsup.gif
REHVC
Thanx for putting it all together so we can find it more easily, Spawn!
clapping.gif

And sorry for asking so many questions! smile.gif
Spawn
Thx expert smile.gif

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#REHVC

No problem - ask away smile.gif
PlastiC
cheers gonna try and make one with the tools listed
REHVC
Made one using only the freeware Spawn suggested, but I can't very well upload it here, since it's contents are against the forum rules... smile.gif wink.gif
Spawn
ok - good job - no big problems ? smile.gif

you could allways use http://rapidshare.de to upload the ones that cannot be uploaded to mobile9

REHVC
QUOTE(Spawn @ Jan 23 2005, 09:38 PM)
ok - good job - no big problems ? smile.gif

you could allways use http://rapidshare.de to upload the ones that cannot be uploaded to mobile9
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No probs at all (just some screens that looked a bit different from yours, but that was easy to adapt to...)! notworthy.gif

But can I still put the link here if it has ad*lt content?
Spawn
not sure about that - this will have to be answered by one of the mods of mob9

Try write a pm to expert21 or Augustborn99 or Adonisdemon
adonisdemon
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But can I still put the link here if it has ad*lt content?


sorry! no adult content, even links.
REHVC
That's what I thought and why I didn't post...
Didn't want to break the forum rules...

Thanx for clearing that up Adonis!
crocadile
ive got a d500 do you think that this would work for me thnx spawn notworthy.gif notworthy.gif
Spawn
Absolutely - D500 support the same settings as K700 smile.gif

If youd like to make sure - you can test using this clip http://spawnweb.dk/vids/CitroenC4.mp4

If it plays then you are good to go smile.gif
animaxt
hey, i new..

si i tryed the above.. it all works.. on my computer that is.. when i transfer the file to my D500 i get this content not supported error message.. strange because your sample works great ... can u please help me... i know i did everything correct!
Spawn
Could be that the D500 are more critical with the muxing than the S//E phones. Dont have a D500 myself - so can only test on S//E phones.

try these and tell me if any of them work on the D500

http://spawn.dk/vids/movie.mp4

http://spawn.dk/vids/movie.3gp

animaxt
both work fine :S
Spawn
hmmm - thats odd

one thing you could try was transfering the video.mp4 and the audio.mp4 to the D500 separately to see if its the videopart or the audiopart that creates the trouble

if its the audiopart then you could try setting the audiosetting to Low quality and low complexiti in the AAC conversion

animaxt
thanks for the help spawn.. dont know what i did wrong but i found another solution. I use nero recode 2 to recode the vid's to mp4. then i use Quicktime pro to encode the files to 3gp it works perfectly now smile.gif .. thanks for the tut's
Seishiroichi
Spawn, thank you very much!!!!!
I can encode my fave clips now...
Your guide is very very useful, and it was very easy to understand. Again, Thanks!

PS: If you are thinking of using another mp4 audio codec rather than nero, use FAAC Encoder codec, and set the quality to 30, lower than that proven to be garbled.
Spawn
#Seishiroichi

great - thx for the tip - Ill try out the faac encoder also, its allways good to have alternatives smile.gif
DEBO
Thanx Spawn!
91919191991911
laurence
hey spawn do u think that will work for a k500i thandx a lot!!!!!!!
Spawn
yes - I cant see why it shouldnt

heres a testvideo you can try:

http://spawnweb.dk/k500/movie.mp4

choccy31
Guys

Im using Mpegable and I get everything but the actual picture on my phone.

Spawn or anyone else, can you help to sort for me please?

Thanks
Spawn
what phone do you have ??

If its K700 - did you follow my guide ?

http://www.spawnweb.dk/3gp/index.htm

msotta_08
hey spawn what size should i put if it is for an s700??
choccy31
QUOTE(Spawn @ Mar 17 2005, 11:13 PM)
what phone do you have ??

If its K700 - did you follow my guide ?

http://www.spawnweb.dk/3gp/index.htm
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Spawn

Thanks my friend that has worked great, I tried last night for few hours trying to get it sorted, you fixed it in mins for me

:-D
Spawn
#choccy31

Great smile.gif

#msotta_08

Exactly same settings as for K700, its the same platform smile.gif

sorcerer
im having problems on converting the audio.wav file to audio.mp4 file.. it would prompt illegal operation on Windows 98 and would not continue on Windows XP.. what shall i do?
autumn
thanks, but i got one question. i used to download files from this forum in .mp4 instead of .3gp and they would play good on my phone (the file im talking about it avril lavinge-happy ending encoded by spawn i guess clap.gif ) but yesterday when i played the file it played smooth. but today i dont know what happend to my phone(motorola a835) it does play but it get stuck every minute for a few seconds and then goes further?! i did add some .3gp files to see wheter those are olso broken like the .mp4 files, but no those just play smooth! what can i do to make the mp4 play smooth again on my phone? surrender.gif
Spawn
No idea really :-/

I have no experience with the moto a835

Did you try simply turning off the phone and on again ?

What has changed on your phone from the time it played fine till now - if anything ? new firmware perhaps ?

The file should be the same, so Im guessing its the phone itself.

autumn
QUOTE(Spawn @ Apr 3 2005, 12:19 PM)
No idea really :-/

I have no experience with the moto  a835

Did you try simply turning off the phone and on again ?

What has changed on your phone from the time it played fine till now - if anything ? new firmware perhaps ?

The file should be the same, so Im guessing its the phone itself.
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i dont know what happend.
i havent done anything with the firmware or something.
its very strange but ah well. i think i'll stick with .3gp files then...
thanks for your reply though byebye.gif
anastaciafan
my problem is that i cant convet it ...or whatever ..... .. its stops when it convert on the half ..soo .
sandydude
Hi spawn,
Man u r really damn good, i downloaded all the stuff for mp4 vids, but in the end, i wasnt able to find nero aac in my comp, i tried searching for that in google didnt find, if u can send me nero digital audio kodning i will be very happy.Thanks in advance, pls send the setup of that and i can complete the vid.Bye
Sandy
Spawn
sorry nero mp4 encoder requires a registered nero installed.

if you dont have that you will need this instead:

first install:

http://www.dbpoweramp.com/codecs/dBpowerAMP-codec-mp4.exe

then install:

http://www.dbpoweramp.com/codecs/dMC-AAC-Codec.exe

With this you can create the mp4 audiofile needed
anastaciafan
uhm it still doesnt work ..mm too bad:(
Ez_buddycool2
Thanks Dude
whitey118
i have uploaded 5 mp4 videos recently and only one or two seem to work why is this?
supermanspeed103
easy to understand directions. followed carefully..but everything is fine until step 4. when i double click the mp4box.bat i get a window with a message saying import failed. unable to find requested url. ???
Spawn
QUOTE(supermanspeed103 @ Jun 16 2005, 05:43 PM)
easy to understand directions. followed carefully..but everything is fine until step 4. when i double click the mp4box.bat i get a window with a message saying import failed. unable to find requested url. ???
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Thats odd, as the mp4box.bat is not requesting any urls - all it does are 2 things

1. converting the file Video.avi to Video.mp4
2. Merging Video.mp4 with Audio.mp4 to create Movie.mp4

using these 2 simple commandlines:

mp4box -import Video.avi Video.mp4
mp4box -merge Video.mp4 Audio.mp4 movie.mp4

The only explanation I can think off is that it fails on the first line

mp4box -import Video.avi Video.mp4

because it cannot find the file Video.avi

this would happen if you did not save the videofile you created in Virtualdub as Video.avi, but called it something else.
Its very important to either use exactly the filenames mentioned in the guide, or else change the commandline in mp4box.bat to use the filename that was saved. Check the filenames and see if you have a file named Video.avi in the same folder as mp4box.bat





supermanspeed103
rechecked what i had it saved as. video was simply spelled wrong. got it working. thanks
Spawn
glad you got it solved smile.gif
sjokkel
Great! I'm going to try this. No problems with licenses :D Thx !!
sjokkel
Great! I'm going to try this. No problems with licenses :D Thx !!
arihantarihant007
kool dude!! thx a lot!
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