making dvds which software?

  holly polly 20:28 01 Apr 2004
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Hi brother wants to convert a film his ex army chums have sent him ,only thing is it is a avi format and he wants to con vert to dvd ,someone told him you have to convert to mpeg then to vob files and then burn as a dvd from there ,is this the right procedure and if so which software/programs does he require?-regards-hol pol....

  arricarry 20:40 01 Apr 2004

Hello - Nero 6 will do it all, but is a bit expensive. I am sure there will be other suggestions from people with some experience of this process

  kgc450@btinternet.com 20:48 01 Apr 2004

there was a 30 day trial of nero 6 on the may issue of pc advisor issue 106

also try click here for a trial download

  arricarry 21:01 01 Apr 2004

Just thought, have you got the hardware required to do this operation.

  SimonC 21:02 01 Apr 2004

I use Cucusoft Avi To VCD DVD SVCD Converter, which he can get at click here (shareware) and then he needs IfoEdit v0.96 to create the vob files from click here (freeware) and then I use Nero, but there are other proggys that do the task!.
Hope this helps, all the best-
SimonC

  holly polly 21:09 01 Apr 2004

hi comp spec is pentium 4 2.2 gig ,120 gig and 80 gig hd 512 ddr ram ,lg dvd burner and msi cddrw -hol pol...

  SimonC 21:12 01 Apr 2004

Thats more than adequate-hol pol...

  QQAA 21:31 01 Apr 2004

have come acrossed this webpage click here introduced by someone in a previous message thread long ago.

basically, the site-suggested tools required for your objective are:

Freeware "VirtualDub" - separates the video and sound streams in the AVI file for further processing.

Shareware "TMPGEnc Plus" - converts the AVI file into MPEG-2 (DVD) format.

Shareware "Nero Burning ROM" - burn the MPEG-2 files to DVD Disc and enjoys watching on television.

  holly polly 16:15 11 Apr 2004

now use cucosoft problem resolved -hol pol....

  Mr-C 16:44 11 Apr 2004

Might be wrong but doesnt Uleads DVD movie factory 2 convert avi to dvd.

  toni b 21:23 24 Jan 2005

for my next project

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