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MO9013

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DVD Burning
« on: March 13, 2010, 06:19:09 am »
I'm looking to burn avi files to dvds so that I can play on a dvd player. I need to free up some space on my hard drive.  Ive used kino but it takes to long.  I don't want to edit or anything. I just want to burn the video as is so it will play.  Menus could be good so I can put multiple videos on one dvd but its not that big of deal since the cost of dvds are almost nothing. 

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Re: DVD Burning
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2010, 06:51:45 am »
I've always been partial to K3b. Lots of options and I rarely have any issues with writing to CDs or DVDs.
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Re: DVD Burning
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2010, 05:07:35 pm »
Thats what I like to use too. I can burn a dvd with no problems and play on my computer but not on my dvd player.

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Re: DVD Burning
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2010, 05:09:45 pm »
You'll need to look up the specifications for your DvD player and find out what format it prefers, then set K3b to write in the format.
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Re: DVD Burning
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2010, 06:05:56 pm »
To play on a regular DVD player, the files would need to be transcoded to mpeg-2 (DVD standard) and burned using a DVD disc structure. I see "dvdauthor" in the repo. Haven't tried it myself, though. Any time you transcode video, expect some quality loss.

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Re: DVD Burning
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2010, 03:27:16 pm »
ok so there is no fast way to do it.  i have to convert it to burn it. im not that good with comand line so i will just use devede to convert and k3b to burn the iso.  thanks for the help.

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Re: DVD Burning
« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2010, 09:31:18 am »
k9copy is in testing and should be able to do this.