[ubuntu-uk] Burning videos

Stephen Garton sheepeatingtaz at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 07:33:55 GMT 2008

Hi John

On 08/01/2008, davisjo <davisjo at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> Hi Group,
>               I have downloaded a film in NTSC format using aMule. The film
> plays really well on the download computer.
> The film is just under the 700 megabyte limit for a normal cd.
> I have tried burning the film to disc in order to play it on a conventional
> dvd player without much success.
> I have tried the recoding route with Ubuntu software and end up with an
> unplayable film (sound out of sync) of nearly 4.7 gig
> Does anyone on list know of an easier route ? My player is  PAL/SECAM
> Many thanks

I have had success in the past with both ManDVD and DeVeDe. The second
of which is more complex, but may be in the repositories (muliverse).
It give you the option of encoding to PAL or NTSC, and a choice of
'Formats' (e.g. DVD, VCD, SVCD).

I suggest you give DeVeDe a whirl.

Steve Garton

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