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Topic Subject:Editor Cinematic - Troubleshooting
Clone Trooper
posted 08-01-17 08:12 AM EDT (US)         
I thought it would be easy - proved myself wrong - but I'm trying to make a cool, very simple, crawl intro using classic Windows Movie Maker for my scenarios. Primitive and totally undignified I know. However, I just thought for the sake of simplicity it would be great. Get a real sense of "epic" with each game. But I ran into a problem. I did learn pretty quick that I had to convert it to AVI so I did that. It popped up in my in game cinematic list and I thought I had it. However, when I went to go test it out in game it just gave me a blurry distorted screen. I could hear it through audio but there was nothing showing on video but blur lines.

My question is simply what step am I missing? Do I have to do something like resize the avi to a smaller fit? or am I totally off and have no idea what im doing? I tried looking around online but that was very little help. And since I joined here everyone has been so awesome with helping I thought I would give it another try. Any help on this would be very much appreciated.

I did try looking around the forums first, before posing this question, but I didn't see anything really on the topic. If there is, and I just happened to overlook it, I apologize for littering the forum with repeated questions. But any help would be very much appreciated. Thank you.
Clone Trooper
(id: The Vampire Slayer)
posted 08-01-17 02:48 PM EDT (US)     1 / 4       
Here is the guide on how to add video:

Those programs listed in the guide aren't free without installing some toolbar crap. I tried rendering some videos with the same requirements on my own video editing software, but I haven't had any success. It might be possible we get better support for campaign cinematic videos with EF in the future.

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Captain Keno
Clone Trooper
posted 08-01-17 09:13 PM EDT (US)     2 / 4       

Here is how:

Download Freemake Video Converter. After that, I would recommend downloading ffdshow for windows so that you should have a codec for the video to be processed with and then import your video into the video converter I just mentioned and tell it to export into .AVI format with the following presets:


  1. 320 x 240 frame size
  2. MPEG4 codec


  3. PCM (standard codec)
  4. Stereo channels

You should be able to convert the video and leave the rest of the settings alone. After that, give it a few minutes and you're done.

As a matter of fact, I am willing to help you make the video into a cinematic that can be played on the SWGB scenario and it works on mine and this is after I have had many attempts. If you e-mail me the video, I can help you out, mate!
THE BONUS: You won't have to see the logo at the beginning and end of the clip if I do it.

EDIT: Try the first method, and if you need more help, let me know.

[This message has been edited by Captain Keno (edited 08-01-2017 @ 09:17 PM).]

Captain Keno
Clone Trooper
posted 08-04-17 07:18 PM EDT (US)     3 / 4       
Caedus, how is the intro coming along? do you need anymore help?
Darth Kiro
Clone Trooper
posted 08-05-17 02:21 AM EDT (US)     4 / 4       
I think he will say if he needs any.
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