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#455636 - 02/04/18 01:47 PM [RealBand Wishlist] Import Audio and Video from Lesson Videos
SelligJH Offline
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Registered: 05/26/08
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It would be helpful to import not only the Audio but the Video portion of a lesson video that I own. Then import the chords to BIAB while syncing the audio and video, not just the Audio. It would help me to understand what the guitarist or teacher is doing.

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#456848 - 02/10/18 02:57 PM [RealBand Wishlist] Re: Import Audio and Video from Lesson Videos [Re: SelligJH]
Noel96 Offline
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Loc: Australia
Welcome to the forums!

Have you had a play around with the "Video" section of BIAB (see the image below)?

With my 2018 Windows version of the program, I can load videos using the 1, 2 shown below. (Quicktime needs to be installed on the computer.)

If your BIAB layout is different from mine, CTRL+T will toggle between standard and full-screen views.

Regards,
Noel


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#457308 - 02/13/18 07:16 AM [RealBand Wishlist] Re: Import Audio and Video from Lesson Videos [Re: SelligJH]
jford Offline
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Noel, I don't work a lot with video, but I can't remember. Does it have to be Quicktime specifically (as that is somewhat of a dead product now), or will it just read you Windows default video application (which would make more sense)? For example, I have found that I like to use the video player that comes with the K-Lite Codec package and have made that my default video player.

Just curious (as I also still have QuickTime on my computer, because, darn it, I bought QuickTime Pro many years ago).
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#457458 - 02/13/18 07:08 PM [RealBand Wishlist] Re: Import Audio and Video from Lesson Videos [Re: SelligJH]
Jim Fogle Offline
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I haven't looked to verify but I remember reading one of the new features in 2018 was to change the video viewer from Quicktime to something else.
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