Best tools for making DVD Video?

Zach uid000 at
Wed Jan 18 00:05:31 UTC 2006

Thanks for the tips, I'll try out those tools.

regarding avidemux, does it have the capacity to generate a list of
timecodes that can be used for chapter marks later in the dvd creation

Also, what repository is it in?  I'm unable to find it using apt.


On 1/16/06, Sasha Tsykin <stsykin at> wrote:
> Zach wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >--I'd like to be able to mark commercials so that:
> >     --The commercials can be cut out and
> >     --Chapter marks will be placed where the commercials were
> >
> I would recommend using tovid or ffmpeg to convert to mpeg. My favourite
> is either the command:
> for pal:
> tovid -pal -dvd-vcd -in <input video> -out <output prefix>
> or
> ffmpeg -i <input video> -target pal-dvd -s 352x288 <ouput video>
> Replace pal with ntsc if you live in the USA.
> For the editting, use avidemux.
> For the menus I would use either dvdauthor or DVDStyler. Both are very
> good programs which are very easy to use.
> Sasha
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