Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Digital Cameras (Point and Shoot) > Sanyo

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old May 6, 2006, 11:28 AM   #1
Senior Member
Caelum's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 1,030

Well, theMP4 Xactiscould have been media players as well, butthey weren't designedthat way andlack the all important earphones jack. Also the software only likes specific MP4 file formats.

We talked about this before.

Well, I did my own tests now that I have a C6. I tried a bunch of things and was surprised by the good results, especially for playback on TV. The annoying thing is conversion.

I thought I'd share one such test here. For anyone who is interested, here is a 3D animated short by Chun-Wang Sun called "Cubic Tragedy" that is specially formated to play back full-screen on your Xacti MP4 cameras. Play it back on the LCD or on the TV. It's a short film that was presented at Siggraph 2005,it's primarily an insidejoke for 3D artists. It was converted for the Xactis using Quicktime Pro.

Here is the link to the file for Xacti MP4 cameras on Rapidshare:


(Select the Free option and just wait for the countdown.)

BTW this was an early test for me. I later found a free software called MPEG Streamclip, available for Windows and Mac, that is better than Quicktime Pro to produce files playable on the Xactis (although itrequires Quicktime to be installed). I was able to putfull feature lenght letterboxed films on my C6 using this software, for example. It's a good tool all-around for video files and our MP4s, check it out.
Caelum is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 7:11 AM.