DVD camcorder transfer to PC - How?

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  1. deedub777

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    Help! Total newbie here. Just bought a Panasonic VDR-D150B and it has not come with any CDs . I'm chasing this up at the moment but in the meantime, can anyone advise me how to get the files onto the PC? This is what I have tried....
    1. Connected through USB, doesn't seem to recognise the camera (I don't have an SD card fitted either)
    2. Put the DVD (RAM) into the DVD drive on the PC - it recognises the DVD and shows me the following files: VR_MANGR.BUP, VR_MANGR.IFO and VR_MOVIE.VRO in a folder called DVD_RTAV

    Any suggestions will be much appreciated.:lease:
     
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    Copy the .vro file to your PC and rename it to .mpg. If it is in 16:9, you will probably need to use a utility like fix12c to correct the aspect ratio.
     
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    Cheers jomike!
    I got the picture across fine and the aspect ratio looks widescreen and plays OK with WMP BUT... no sound:oops: Any further suggestions?
     
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    What application are you using to view your video - could be that the sound on your disc is Dolby and you don't have a Dolby codec for that application
     
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    Hi Beejaycee,

    I chose Windows Media Player to view the video - is there another you'd recommend??

    Thanks,
     
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    Download and install this AC3 filter and you should be able to play your videos in Windows Media Player with sound.
     
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    That did the trick many thanks!

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