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  1. shemandr

    shemandr

    Joined Jan 1, 2006
    3,427 posts, 530 likes
    Marblehead Skiff 14'
    US Greenport, NY
    Does the forum accept .mov files and how do I post them? They must be too large for the attachments. They are now on my MacBookAir.
     


  2. justsomeguy

    justsomeguy

    Joined Feb 20, 2011
    6,247 posts, 769 likes
    Island Packet 35
    US Tucson, AZ/San Carlos, MX
    Looks like .mp4 may be the alternative.

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  3. JamesG161

    JamesG161

    Joined Feb 14, 2014
    2,750 posts, 751 likes
    Hunter 430
    US Waveland, MS
    Use iMovie for iPad in AppStore to Export them to a .mp4 file.
    You must reduce the resolution dramatically to get them on SBO.
    Jim...
     


  4. JamesG161

    JamesG161

    Joined Feb 14, 2014
    2,750 posts, 751 likes
    Hunter 430
    US Waveland, MS


  5. Will Gilmore

    Will Gilmore

    Joined Oct 19, 2017
    2,601 posts, 1,085 likes
    O'Day 19
    US Littleton, NH
    if you have a social media account or access to an Internet connected server, such as for a Website that you own, you can store your file, of any size, on there and provide the address using the LINK icon at the top of the edit window.
    After uploading your .mov file to some Internet accessible site, right click on it (for MS based computers. Is it command button and click for Apples?). A menu box should offer you the choice to 'Copy Link'. Or you can copy the address from the URL box at the top of the screen, if it has that available when you play it.
    Then, in the SBO Reply window, click on the little chain link picture and 'paste' your copied link in. Click 'INSERT' and you're done. File size doesn't matter because SBO doesn't ever upload it.

    I haven't tried it, but this may also work from Goggle Cloud.

    -Will (Dragonfly)
     


  6. Jackdaw

    Jackdaw

    Joined Nov 8, 2010
    8,780 posts, 2,113 likes
    Beneteau First 36.7 & 260
    US Minneapolis MN & Bayfield WI
    Ummm.... YouTube??
     


  7. shemandr

    shemandr

    Joined Jan 1, 2006
    3,427 posts, 530 likes
    Marblehead Skiff 14'
    US Greenport, NY
    I can't believe these two clips aren't on Utube already. But I looked and couldn't find them. I'll see if I can post them.
     



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