HUDL video playback error

If you are having trouble uploading video to HUDL from your laptop. The app would upload the file and then give an error message. Below is the fix:

I can get the clips to upload into Hudl Mercury but when I click on them to review a red tab drops down saying: Error playing back video: Could not render any streams from the URI source.

The fix:

That’s just a quick setting that we need to change. Here are the steps you can follow to get that changed.

  1. Click the ffdshow folder in the Start Menu
  2. Click ‘Video Decoder Configuration’
  3. Click on ‘Codecs’ on the left side
  4. Make sure H.264/AVC,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG in AVI, Other MPEG2 all have the Decoder set to ‘libavcodec’
  5. Click ‘DirectShow control’ on the left and make sure only the first box is checked
  6. Click on ‘Output’ on the left
  7. Make sure the ‘Select closest matching colorspace‘ and ‘Set interface flag in output media type‘ are checked
  8. Make sure the ‘Set pixel aspect ratio in output media type‘ and ‘Allow output format changes during playback’ boxes are shaded Blue
  9. Click Apply and OK