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Windows 7: mp4 video playing sideways question

27 Jan 2015   #1

Windows 7 Pro
mp4 video playing sideways question

When I take videos with my Android phone in portrait (saved as .mp4) and transfer them to my computers - they play just fine, but when a friend of mine opens them in his Windows 7 Pro - they play sideways... Both of us are using WMP to open the videos.

I have been looking for settings that (maybe) auto-rotate the videos on my computers and not on his, but I have found nothing. Any ideas to why the videos would play differently on his WMP?

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29 Jan 2015   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 (1), Win7 Pro X64 (2)

Can you post one of these clips (or a short version) somewhere so I can look at it? Please provide the URL.
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12 Feb 2015   #3

Windows 8

For some reason when you shoot videos holding Android phones sideways (widescreen), media players tend to display them the incorrect way. VLC player has a rotate option and I would suggest that over WMP for video needs.
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