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Johnson365 is not online. Last active: 12/27/2009 11:50:10 PM Johnson365
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I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 12 Apr 2007 03:02 AM
Simply put, before I was getting video and audio and now, just out of the blue, the audio has decided to stop working.

Has anyone dealt with this problem? If so, how did you correct it?

Thanks! :-)
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Re: I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 25 Apr 2007 02:10 PM
bump :-)
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Re: I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 10 May 2007 10:53 AM
bump again. :-)
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Re: I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 10 May 2007 11:35 AM
Tell us more about the file type you are importing... is it WMV or DV-AVI?

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Re: I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 10 May 2007 03:08 PM
The file I was importing was AVI (not DV-AVI), but I tried it again with a WMV file, and it still won't give me sound, but the picture is no problem.

I'm really, really confused on this...especially since, as I stated earlier, it WAS working fine, but then, just out of nowhere, decided to stop working normally. lol
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Re: I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 10 May 2007 04:40 PM
AVI files (not DV-AVI) are often encoded with incompatible file codecs. These files should be converted before editing. As for why the WMV doesn't have sound, that's unexpected. Can you give more details? Do audio files have sound? Does anything appear below the video on the audio track (click the + icon to expand the timeline to see both video and audio).

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Re: I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 11 May 2007 05:27 PM
"Do audio files have sound?"

Nope, they don't work either (and I double-checked the volume beforehand...lol)

"Does anything appear below the video on the audio track (click the + icon to expand the timeline to see both video and audio)."

The icon does appear, but I'm just not getting any sound out of either the video or audio clips.
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Re: I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 11 May 2007 06:42 PM
Check your balance between the video and audio/music tracks. Make sure it isn't set too far one way.

Next look to the far left of the video track. Find the + sign inside a square, expand the track so you can see the video/audio/transition tracks. Now do you see the audio from the top track? Does it show waves?

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Re: I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 11 May 2007 06:48 PM
"Check your balance between the video and audio/music tracks. Make sure it isn't set too far one way."

It's right smack in the middle. :-)

"Next look to the far left of the video track. Find the + sign inside a square, expand the track so you can see the video/audio/transition tracks. Now do you see the audio from the top track? Does it show waves?"

Yep, I can see the audio in the top track and it is showing waves.Smiley(I'm assuming, if it shows waves, that means it's supposed to be working)

But I'm still not getting any sound...*scratches head in confusion*
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Re: I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 23 May 2007 11:54 AM
bump :-)

(maybe somebody found a solution possibly?) :-D
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Re: I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 23 May 2007 12:21 PM
Is the WMV a true .wmv file, or a converted file from another format? Does it play correctly in Windows Media Player (I assume yes)? I'm still stumped. Do you have the latest audio drivers? Do audio-only .wma files work (rip a track from a CD to check)?

Are you sure you didn't accidentally mute something for the Movie Maker application?

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Re: I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 23 May 2007 02:20 PM
Is the WMV a true .wmv file, or a converted file from another format?"

The file I'm playing is AVI, but I couldn't get true WMV files to play the audio either.

"Does it play correctly in Windows Media Player (I assume yes)?"

Yep, it plays fine in WMP.

"I'm still stumped. Do you have the latest audio drivers?"

I'm not sure; how can I check that?

"Do audio-only .wma files work (rip a track from a CD to check)?"

.wma files aren't working either, unfortunately.

"Are you sure you didn't accidentally mute something for the Movie Maker application?"

Yep, I'm sure. I single, double, and triple-checked. :-)
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Re: I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 23 May 2007 02:25 PM
Very odd... I would have pointed to the AVI, but if WMV and WMA don't play then it isn't incompatible video codecs... unless perhaps something is conflicting (try unchecking things in 'Tools' > 'Options' > 'Compatibility').

Here's a question:
Can you play a .wma file from your collection and hear sound? (In other words, is it just when played on the timeline, or anywhere in Movie Maker?)

If you can't get sound from Movie Maker at all then it points to some global audio setting that was changed.

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Re: I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 23 May 2007 02:28 PM
Also check your per-application volume settings in case you inadvertently silenced Movie Maker.

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Re: I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 26 May 2007 04:58 PM
YAY!!!! :-)

That did it!!!

*hugs* THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!! :-)

Sorry...hehe Thank you very, very much!!! :-D
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Re: I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 26 May 2007 05:24 PM
Mystery solved! Yippee!

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Re: I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 28 Sep 2007 01:48 PM
I am having the same problem as this poster. When I drop a wma song into the audio portion of movie maker and hit play I get no sound. I've unchecked everything under tools/compat and I checked to make search it wasn't a problem in volume mixer. It worked previous to me installing Pinnacle studio 10 and USB 500 to capture analog video. HELP!
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Re: I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 09 Oct 2007 02:26 AM
Considerateguy...I was wondering if you could help me out with my audio too. I have been in the forums, searched online and 5 days later audio is still without sound. I dont know what else to do. Its not missing codecs, all .ax files unchecked.....but...the problem is...

I dragged some of my video files into the Audio/Music line. I wanted to use the sound from my video under another clip....Some of them play and some dont....the file is a wmv files but in the audio/music line. When I look at the properties it says "Video and Audio"....the weird thing,,,,is this segment in my project that has no sound is about 6 clips. The rest of the clips play......AND,,,,one more weird thing....If I copy and paste these at the end of my project where there is no video....these same audio clips then PLAY....THEN...If I copy and paste these anywhere else in my project even under a video clip they play....Its kindof like some virus has a hold on these 6 clips and everything else is fine.....Its weird....

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Re: I'm getting video, but no audio. Any solutions?
Posted: 12 Oct 2007 06:12 PM
Maybe you don't have a sound card or have your sound muted.

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