Hi chaps, I have made a short video for a client who has an ageing laptop with a tv monitor plugged in, I have burned the clip to dvd but it won't play (maybe the drive is no good) so I want to burn a video file that will open on the windows machine and loop ... I know nothing about windows media player so advice on format etc very welcome.
Use Adobe Media Encoder with the WMV presets. This should give you a good starting point. Do a few tests though to see what combination gives you the best playback experience o the hardware you have to work with.
I'll try an H264 and have downloaded a couple of mac usable conversion (to wmv) utilities and will get back if anything works, it's several years old, the laptop, and is running windows 7 ... whatever that means !
Windows 7 is fairly modern. You can buy many computers today that are running it still. The current version of Windows is 8, but many folks dislike its touch-oriented interface when they don't have a touchscreen device.
Windows 10 is coming out soon (they're skipping 9 for various reasons that I find hilarious in a very nerdy way) and we'll see how that goes down...
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