Reasons why Windows® Movie Maker plays audio but no video files
What causes Windows Movie Maker to play only audio files but no video files?
Windows Movie Maker is a video editing tool which is included with Windows Operating Systems. You can easily transform your movies into amazing videos or you can burn them on a DVD or CD with the help of Windows Movie Maker. It even offers you more than 20 visual effects which can be applied to your photos or videos and within minutes you are able to create a good looking video. With the help of this you are even able to create, edit and share your movies right on your computer. You are able to delete bad scenes and include best scenes on movies with Windows Movie Maker. Windows Movie Maker software is compatible with almost all Windows Operating Systems.
Causes due to which Windows Movie Maker plays only audio files but no video files:
- Due to video card problem
- Incorrect settings
- Incompatible file type
Due to video card problem
When there is trouble with the video card then Windows Movie Maker will not be able to play video files properly and as a result, you will not be able to see anything. Video cards are hardware that help videos to work on Windows Movie Maker, so if any problem occurs, then it will be annoying. Thus, so as to resolve this issue you will have to replace your video card.
When the video settings on Windows Movie Maker are set incorrectly, then it will not be able to play your video files. Video settings are considered to be essential as they are the ones which help Windows Movie Maker to drag and drop your videos to the interfaces easily. Therefore, it is always recommended to ensure your video settings before you make use of Windows Movie Maker.
Sometimes when video files are corrupt, they will not be imported into the video track. As a result of this, it will play only audio files. When these issues occur, Windows Movie Maker is not been able to recognize MPEG video files. So as to resolve these issues, always try to check your files and convert MPEG files to either DV-AVI or WMV files.
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