So, I have to download Gspot?
It's a great utility to have around, c.
But, short of that, can you at least tell us what kind of camera or camcorder your video came from and how you got it into your computer?
Premiere Elements works with a limited range of video formats, and will usually not work with video from Flip style pocket camcorders or video from still cameras.
We really can't help you unless you help us figure out what you're dealing with.
I have A Sony (Digital -Cyber-shot) Camera which records some pretty good videos as well.
And if for what ever reason it can't use this format, is there a free converter I can get?
The FAQs to the right of this forum tell you how to convert various video formats to DV-AVIs, the ideal standard-def format for editing in Premiere Elements.
Super may do it for free. Otherwise, for $29 Quicktime Pro is the ideal choice!