[SATLUG] OpenOffice and videos

John D Choate jdchoate at gmail.com
Sat Jul 11 17:06:20 CDT 2009


On Saturday 11 July 2009 15:49:21 Borries Demeler wrote:
> I am trying to playback an mpg video clip in an OpenOffice presentation.
> I picked a Java runtime environment, and then tried to insert the movie.
> Now Openoffice complains about the format of the file (mpg file generated
> with mencoder from a bunch of jpg files).
> 
> 2 questions:
> 
> 1. what format is supported under OO 2.4?
> 2. How do I convert the mpg file into a supported file without significant
> quality loss?
> 
> Thanks, -Borries
> 

I am not sure about version 2.4. I just tried with version 3.1 and inserted an mpeg video directly, without having to choose java for anything, and it works great.

http://jdchoate.mcn.org/i_ron_butterfly.odp

See if that will play in version 2.4


John C


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