Q. What are Something Weird downloads?
A. Something Weird downloads are feature-length digital movie files that you can download and view on your desktop computer, laptop, or portable device. Something Weird Video introduced downloads for those who prefer to keep a digital copy of the weirdest films on Earth instead of the physical media!
Q. What's the format of the movies, exactly?
A. The file type is .m4v, the file extension will be .mov. M4V files may be recognized and played by other video players by changing the file extension from '.m4v' to '.mp4.'. The movies are encoded at dimensions of 624 x 480 in their original aspect ratio, using the H264 codec.
Q. How large are the files?
A. The files are about 692 MB on average, so you'll want a broadband connection to download them. Your total download time will depend on the speed of your internet connection.
Q. I downloaded a movie that looks great on my laptop's movie player, but all I get is sound on my iPod/iPhone - what gives?
A. In iTunes, select the movie file you imported, then use the Advanced menu to select the 'Create iPod or iPhone Version'. Then you'll be able to view the converted file on your iPod or iPhone. This process takes some time, be patient.
Q. What if I lose the original file or my internet connection gets
interrupted while I'm downloading (the cat puked on my computer,
A. The link to the file will expire in seven days, and you can download multiple copies during that time if you need to. Afterward, you can contact us and we can create a new link for you. It's a good idea to back up the data for safekeeping.