Thread: AVI Files.
06-15-2006, 07:05 AM #1inthesessionGuestAVI Files.
Hi all 1st post here... yay lol i turst i will have a warm welcome "hopes"..
anyways i have a small problem. ive recently been given about 60 avi files all movies by a friend that are over a series of DVD's. i wanted to know.. isit possible to convert these into something a normal DVD player can play ( none divx player ) ive read a few forums they all say why use a prog use idvd and imove, this doesnt work as it wont open any of my avi files / import them? unless im doign something wrong? any ideas on any apps i could use etc. thanks guys
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06-15-2006, 07:27 AM #2inthesessionGuest
Ok never mind sorry people. manbaged to find the answer using this site lol shoulda thought of that 1st.. ahh gone on a noob spree with forums ahh its been so long..
dl ffmpegX - http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/15473
- where it says source format, drop your avi file there
- where it says target format, choose either DVD mpeg2enc, or DVD ffmpeg, mpeg2enc takes longer but quality is better(from my experience).
-under the options tab select author as DVD & encode with quicktime.
- then press encode... your result will be and .DVD folder that contains 2 folders, AUDIO_TS and VIDEO_TS
- in ffmpegX yu can select the options tab and select the img tab
- select browse find your .dvd folder select go
- in disk utility drag that .img file to the let side and select burn
let me know how that works
06-16-2006, 10:09 AM #3
Originally Posted by inthesession
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ETA: I remembered, it's called isquint. The program is used for converting to ipod recognised files, but idvd also can read them.
06-16-2006, 10:25 AM #4inthesessionGuestOriginally Posted by poohfighter
nice one ill try that mate. i tried it with the ffx prog and it was taking around 15 hours a dvd... too long when i have over 60 movies to do lol isquint only takes a few hours dont it?
06-26-2006, 11:41 AM #5imacdoyouGuest
Try Visual Hub. I use it regularly, it even works with Windows wmv files! It costs like 20.00USD or so but it's worth every penny
06-26-2006, 12:02 PM #6
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Has anyone ever realised that iMovie could also be a useful tool for converting video? It's what I use.Back with the mac!
06-26-2006, 11:32 PM #7
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I use Divx Doctor to convert the avi to a quicktime movie and then use Quicktime to convert to whatever (usually vcd).Craig Domingue
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