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Noldus Observer Software: Converting files

Resources

A print copy of the manual is available in H230F.  An online version of the manual and additional video tutorials are included with the software.

Converting files

For use with Noldus Observer, video files must be in a compatible format.

Supported media file formats are:

  • VOB (from camcorders)
  • H.264 DivX
  • MPEG-4 DivX ( .MP4)
  • MPEG-1
  • MPEG-2
  • DV-AVI
  • MOV (QuickTime movie files)
  • (uncompressed) AVI
  • .3GP, .3G2  (mobile video files).  This allows for straightforward import of videos recorded with iPhones, iPads, iPods, or Android tablet

FireWire or USB cameras can output digital media files in the formats DivX or DV-AVI. 

For various other formats including Windows Media (WMV), use Windows Movie Maker (available on the computer in H230F) or various freeware programs to convert the files to one of the supported formats.

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