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vanize
SILVER Member since Aug 2001

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Location: Austin, Texas

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Posted:ok, here is something I often want to do given the fact that my digital camera can take .mov files - I want to take movies using the potrait direction (ie vertical), but would then need to rotate the movies so that when they show on a computer screen they aren't sideways. now it is trivial to do this with a .jpg or any other still picture, and it should be possible to rotate movies since they are frames of stills.



Before I go trying to write a program myself and do all the figuring out of how things are arranged in .mov files, does anyone know of a preexisting utility?



short of that, and hints on how .mov files are laid out?


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spritie
SILVER Member since Sep 2001

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Location: Galveston, TX

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Posted:I would like to know the answer too. The techies around here don't know how to fix that - I asked them a similar question months ago.

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vanize
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Posted:nevermind - found solution on my own:

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=29397
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will see if it works tomorrow.


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Bzrael
BRONZE Member since Jul 2004

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Location: Istanbul

Total posts: 45
Posted:I remember a friend of mine telling me about altering frames of a movie using macromedia flash. I havent tried, but if you have flash give it a go.

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Woods


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Location: Birmingham, UK

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Posted:Hey - I'm not sure if your solution worked, but I had a similar problem with a helmet camera that I mounted sideways by accident. clap

The videos were in AVI format and I managed to rotate them and re-render them using Adobe Premiere with no loss of quality. bounce2

If you need any pointers on this please let me know and I'll help if possible.

Woods


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vanize
SILVER Member since Aug 2001

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Posted:actually using quick time pro makes rotating movie trivial. I feel silly for having even asked the question now....redface

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vanize
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Posted:*bump*

(for UCOF who was mysteriously interested in finding this thread)


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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

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Posted:Ta.

*kisses*


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Flynt
SILVER Member since May 2002

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Posted:Thanks!!!!! xoxoxoxoxx

Currently on the right side up of the world.

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