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Windows 7 & WMA won't read a video bup extension

By grenj ·
We had some mini video tapes converted to CD. However, WMP or WMC (W7 environment) won't recognise (or play) the DVD. Will play on VLC but surely MS aplications should read - or am I missing something?

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BUP files

by NexS In reply to Windows 7 & WMA won't rea ...

Aren't regular video files (as it seems, they are backup video files), and so, they cannot be played by every media player.

http://www.afterdawn.com/guides/archive/how_to_play_vob___ifo___bup_files.cfm

VLC player is a very versatile player, and so is a good option for playing your files. Try and use a dvd making tool to turn your videos into a dvd format or find a converter.

http://tinyurl.com/2esultc

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Works with VLC, Thanks

by grenj In reply to BUP files

Yes - it works well with VLC but I'm still trying to work out if it will copy from VLC. Thanks again;

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I'm not sure that I understand here

by OH Smeg In reply to Works with VLC, Thanks

If it plays in VLC what's the problem?

Here you need to convert the files to a different format to be viewable in your preferred Video Player.

As explained above this is because the file format is a Backup Video File which is not possible to play in all Video Players. You should have no problem in converting the File to a more standard file type by inserting the DVD and running the File Conversion process.

You will of course need to use a different DVD Blank to record the Converted Video Files to so that they can be used on a different range of players. Or you can just set the converting program to save to the HDD and view them from there if you like.

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RE : Windows 7 & WMA won't read a video bup extension

by kristain In reply to Windows 7 & WMA won't rea ...

Media Player has its own filters built-in. I suggest you to install the last Haali Media Splitter.

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