[ubuntu-uk] Burning videos

norman norman at littletank.org
Tue Jan 8 08:40:03 GMT 2008

> > 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.

I used DeVeDe successfully some time ago but, if I remember correctly
you need a lot of patience because processing is rather slow.


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