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Old 11-06-2006, 10:56 PM   #1
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Why's it so difficult to burn photos to video dvd ?

I have many photos that I would like to put onto a dvd that would play from a regular dvd player connected to a persons television.

Is there no simple method to do this?

The closest that I have gotten is in the creation of a mpeg file made by digikam. The mpeg file plays fine in Kaffeine, so that part worked OK. What I cannot do, is transfer that mpeg to a dvd that will play on a stand alone dvd player. I tried k3b, but the disc did not work in the dvd player. I am frustrated with this process, any help would be appreciated.

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This gets 227,000 hits on Google:
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A quick scan says that k3b is supposed to be able to do it......
Old 11-07-2006, 03:55 AM   #3
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Easy, use mplayer.

mplayer mf://*.jpg -mf fps=1

This will play a slide show. With this information, use mencoder to create a MPEG-2 file. Then use dvdauthor to create a compatible DVD tree. With dvdauthor you can adjust the time per frame if you read more about it in the manual.
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You might also want to look at ManDVD

The latest comments say the current version is limited to 100 photos though.


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