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converting a dvd

Postby coonsanders on Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:37 am

hi
for some reason i movie that i have was captured in avi format..what is the correct format for a dvd movie?

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Re: converting a dvd

Postby Ian on Tue Mar 26, 2013 2:44 pm

Many DVD players support avi (DivX, Xvid, etc) but if you want it to work with any player, it will need to be converted.

When burning avi movies to DVD, I use ConvertXtoDVD from VSO Software. It automatically converts it and then will burn it to disc.
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Re: converting a dvd

Postby coonsanders on Tue Mar 26, 2013 3:06 pm

thanks..
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Re: converting a dvd

Postby coonsanders on Tue Mar 26, 2013 4:28 pm

hi
ok it seemed to convert the file ok but i also have another film i want to add to the same dvd so 2 films on one dvd..i tried to use nero to do it and it saved it as a nero file then i tried to use that software u said and it wouldent work..

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Re: converting a dvd

Postby Ian on Tue Mar 26, 2013 4:46 pm

You can do that with ConvertXtoDVD too. You can even tell it to create a menu so you can pick which movie or just play one after another.
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Re: converting a dvd

Postby coonsanders on Tue Mar 26, 2013 6:17 pm

what format allows you to play the dvd in all players?
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Re: converting a dvd

Postby Ian on Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:12 am

From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DVD-Video:

Commercial DVD movies are encoded using a combination of H.262/MPEG-2 Part 2 compressed video and audio of varying formats


They also have a specific file and directory structure.
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