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.xmv (Xbox Media Video)

Post by ashkanhsj » Sun May 16, 2010 2:28 pm

Hi guys, I was trying to open these .xmv files from Chronicles of Riddick (Xbox version). I couldn't find any xmvtool or something. please tell me what should I do with these files?

Here is the sample file (I'm sorry guys, It's really hard for me to upload even a 1.33 MB file. so, I've turned it to 3 parts because of my damn dial-up connection. it's really bothering me a lot):

http://www.2shared.com/file/D168WCcm/un ... part1.html

http://www.2shared.com/file/Pyvqzxx2/un ... part2.html

http://www.2shared.com/file/TuUSNz-z/un ... part3.html
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Re: .xmv (Xbox Media Video)

Post by Savage » Sun May 16, 2010 2:51 pm

Can upload a video sample?
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Re: .xmv (Xbox Media Video)

Post by ashkanhsj » Sun May 16, 2010 3:56 pm

Savage wrote:Can upload a video sample?
Of course. check the first post. :wink:

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Re: .xmv (Xbox Media Video)

Post by evin » Sun May 16, 2010 4:35 pm

The xmv is a video format, based on wmv (Windows Media Video). As far as I know, just wmv-to-xmv converter exist.
And just the Xbox can use the xmv format.

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Re: .xmv (Xbox Media Video)

Post by brienj » Mon May 17, 2010 9:16 am

evin wrote:The xmv is a video format, based on wmv (Windows Media Video). As far as I know, just wmv-to-xmv converter exist.
And just the Xbox can use the xmv format.
This is correct, you can only go one direction and not the other, at least until someone breaks thru and makes a way to do it, which will probably never happen anytime soon. It hasn't happened in like 5 or 6 years, so I don't think it ever will. ;)

If you want to preview an xmv file on the PC, the ONLY way you can do it, is to use the Cxbx emulator and the game Turok, and change the intro video to your video. That's all that will work. ;)

If you want to convert the video, you can use a program like fraps or use a PVR card on your PC hooked up to the output of the Xbox. ;)

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Re: .xmv (Xbox Media Video)

Post by ashkanhsj » Tue May 18, 2010 1:16 pm

brienj wrote:
evin wrote:The xmv is a video format, based on wmv (Windows Media Video). As far as I know, just wmv-to-xmv converter exist.
And just the Xbox can use the xmv format.
This is correct, you can only go one direction and not the other, at least until someone breaks thru and makes a way to do it, which will probably never happen anytime soon. It hasn't happened in like 5 or 6 years, so I don't think it ever will. ;)

If you want to preview an xmv file on the PC, the ONLY way you can do it, is to use the Cxbx emulator and the game Turok, and change the intro video to your video. That's all that will work. ;)

If you want to convert the video, you can use a program like fraps or use a PVR card on your PC hooked up to the output of the Xbox. ;)
Thank you so much my friend.

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Re: .xmv (Xbox Media Video)

Post by redman » Tue Jun 08, 2010 2:28 pm

i've got cxbx 0.8 and when i want to start turok i only have a black screen and flickering sound when the intro is playing. rest of the game works fine. do i need any codecs?


ps: using windows 7 32bit...

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Re: .xmv (Xbox Media Video)

Post by KIWIDOGGIE » Mon Jul 05, 2010 3:20 pm

There is a tool that can do it, but I am not allowed to post here. I will reverse it and see if I can't recreate it.

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Re: .xmv (Xbox Media Video)

Post by brienj » Tue Jul 06, 2010 4:42 am

KIWIDOGGIE wrote:There is a tool that can do it, but I am not allowed to post here. I will reverse it and see if I can't recreate it.
If you mean the tool in the XDK, it only goes one way, and not the way he wants, before you waste any time. ;)

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Re: .xmv (Xbox Media Video)

Post by KIWIDOGGIE » Tue Jul 06, 2010 5:54 am

He wants xmv->wmv? It does do it....

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Re: .xmv (Xbox Media Video)

Post by brienj » Tue Jul 06, 2010 5:47 pm

KIWIDOGGIE wrote:He wants xmv->wmv? It does do it....
I have the tool in the XDK and I can guarantee it doesn't. ;)

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Re: .xmv (Xbox Media Video)

Post by KIWIDOGGIE » Wed Jul 07, 2010 1:44 pm

*Sigh* then you obviously don't know how to use it. I just recorded a clip from MW2. Converted it to wmv. from xmv. It has documentation for a reason.

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Re: .xmv (Xbox Media Video)

Post by brienj » Wed Jul 07, 2010 7:37 pm

KIWIDOGGIE wrote:*Sigh* then you obviously don't know how to use it. I just recorded a clip from MW2. Converted it to wmv. from xmv. It has documentation for a reason.
Usage:
xmvtool [options]

-d <file name> - dumps the information about the file
-s - dump statistics about the resulting .XMV file
-p <size> - set the packet size in K, from 4-512 in multiples of 4
-t <time> - set the mimimum length of a packet in milliseconds
-i <file name> - add all streams from the input file to the .XMV
-ic <file name> - add and compress all streams from the input file
-v <file name> - add only the video stream from the file
-a <file name> - input only the first audio stream from the file
-ac <file name> - input and compress the first audio stream from the file
-o <file name> - name of the .xmv file to create

-d must be the only option on the command line. The difference between
-s and -d is that -s dumps the information about the .XMV file that would
be produced while -d shows information about the specific file.

Only one of -t or -p may be specified. Specifying neither defaults to a
minimum packet time of 100 ms.

-i, -v and -a can be used to build an XMV file out of multiple video and
audio files. Specifying more than one video stream will result in an
error. Multiple audio streams can be specified and they will be stored in
the XMV file in the same order that they appeared on the command line.

-ic and -ac will store compress the audio streams using ADPCM compression
and store it in the XMV file. These switches have no effect on the video
stream which will always be compressed.

Only one output file may be specified via -o. If the file is not defined
then the tool will display statistics about the file it would have created.
(i.e. no -o will automatically imply -s.)

This tool can import audio and video data from .XMV, .WMV, .WMA, .AVI and
.WAV files. Importing audio data from .WMV and .WMA files is currently
very slow and should be avoided if possible. The video can only be
imported from .WMV files created with the WMV8 video encoder.
This is EVERYTHING the tool can do. This IS the documentation for the tool. There are no other options.

As you can see, it does NOT convert it to wmv. I've had the tool for many, many years. I and many others that know the Xbox 1 inside and out have never been able to make a wmv file, so do tell, what is the option (that must be hidden), to do such a feat?

Give the switch that you add on the command line to do it, or it never happened. :D

It's very easy to say I obviously don't know how to use it, yet you give no proof or methods to back up your false claim. You are using a strawman argument. ;)

I posted ALL the commands for the tool, in their documentation or otherwise. Perhaps you have a magical version of the tool. :lol:

Even using the magical goodness of Google, you will see there is no way to convert xmv back to another format. You have to "play" the video in the Xbox emulator and record it, or capture the video directly from playing it on the Xbox and record it in another format. Here is just one example of a thread that dies once people find out that it can't be done: http://fileforums.com/showthread.php?t=57854

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Re: .xmv (Xbox Media Video)

Post by redman » Fri Jul 09, 2010 11:35 pm

i only found on google this wmv to xmv converter that's all. and on other forums they all said that there isn't another chance to capture the video without a video card or the emulator...(posts from 2010)

@brien

only wanted to record the titantrons from raw2. goldberg, hogan, rock, jericho, lesnar aso...

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Re: .xmv (Xbox Media Video)

Post by KIWIDOGGIE » Wed Jul 14, 2010 3:54 pm

No shit, you're using the wrong tool dumbass.

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