changing mpeg and avi to dvd format

  The GnoMe 08:37 06 Apr 2004

hi have a new dvd writer on my new laptop and i have a few video clips of my family in the mpeg and avi format that i want to put on to one dvd to enable us to watch it on our player..........can i do this? i have nero 6 but do i need to convert it.....i am very new to this dvd lark so i would love some help


  kenwyn 08:53 06 Apr 2004

I am in the middle of doing the same, using a trial version of Adobe Encore DVD, which is able to import the avi files, produce a professional looking navigable menu, then 'transcode'(the changing from AVI to DVD bit), and burn the lot to a blank DVD.
Be warned, transcoding, then burning about 40 minutes worth of video takes up over 3Gb on a 4.7Gb DVD, and takes about 90 minutes to complete.But it works!
I am sure others will post concerning alternative software. Good Luck!

  Stuartli 08:55 06 Apr 2004

Have you read Nero 6's Help files...:-)) Can be downloaded from click here

Useful websites:

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Shareware (30 day trial):

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