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Old 07-08-2008, 12:49 PM   #1
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Question Video File Converter


I used to have windows but am now 100% UBUNTU. As a complete newbie to Linux systems am having difficulty amongst other things ! in finding a package that will convert my downloaded video files to play on DVD. ie AVI to Mpeg etc. I used to use software called " Any Video Converter ". Any ideas anyone.
 
Old 07-08-2008, 12:55 PM   #2
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mencoder that comes with mplayer is good.
 
Old 07-08-2008, 01:20 PM   #3
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Hi :-already got this - but what I need to do is take a Video File, convert the format, and then burn to a Cd/DVD to play on a remote DVD player
 
Old 07-08-2008, 01:40 PM   #4
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Combination using mencoder, ffmpeg and dvdauthor: http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/howto-...ideo-dvds.html
 
Old 07-08-2008, 03:53 PM   #5
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I'm betting you're gonna want a GUI, if so try avidemux:
http://fixounet.free.fr/avidemux/

If not, ffmpeg is easy to use from the command line, usually something like:
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ffmpeg -i input.avi output.mpg
of course, this will not produce optimal results, but with a few more options it will.
 
Old 07-08-2008, 04:15 PM   #6
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Avidemux is good to convert the files to mpg2(dvd) but you will also need to use something to build the DVD structure. I would suggest qdvdauthor. Once the ISO is built burn it with K3b.
 
Old 07-09-2008, 10:26 AM   #7
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Video Decoder

Thanks Guys gone up the Combo route with "devede" ALL systems are GO !!!
 
  


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