cd/dvd burning tools for video

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at
Thu Feb 23 04:34:16 UTC 2012

On Thu, 2012-02-23 at 05:23 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-02-20 at 22:47 -0800, Len Ovens wrote:
> > I don't do any video... it's on my todo list... when I retire in a few
> > years and have time. That being said, I am realising that when we chose
> > brasero for cd burning, we did so from a strictly audio mastering of CDs
> > view. It is the only one that we can get to work right now.
> > 
> > Is there anyone who does more video work and can test brasero for making
> > video cd/dvds. Are there tools that are missing for this work? Can we make
> > a VCD? Can we make a video DVD with menus? If so how easy is it to
> > customise them? Are there tools that would do the job better?
> > 
> > I don't know that we can add new apps for the sake of doing so right now,
> > but if what we have breaks a workflow we may be able to fix it.
> Video authoring (video medias with menus, conversion of codecs) is done
> with software like mandvd, resp. 2mandvd. I experienced 2mandvd as PITA.
> AFAIK it's a big problem on Linux, OTOH I heard from Windows users
> getting simmilar issues, but those Windows users usually don't have
> knowledge about codecs, formats, such as letterbox. AFAIK K3b can't be
> used for video authoring, but I don't have knowledge about all the
> plugins that are available.
> - Ralf

I don't have the time to test Brasero.

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