camcorder to dvd player

Eamonn Sullivan eamonn.sullivan at
Mon May 7 12:19:44 UTC 2007

On 5/7/07, norman <norman at> wrote:
> > I use DeVeDe for converting *.avi files into DVDs, although it's not
> > very challenging. It uses a wizard-like interface that steps you
> > through the process. The result is a disk image file (e.g., movie.iso)
> > that you burn to the disk in the usual way.
> >
> > It's in the repositories.
> I realise that this might be a stupid question but, about how long
> should it take to burn say a 200MB image? I ask because my hard drive is
> going like mad and there is no sign of any other activity. This is after
> about 20 minutes.

It takes me about 1.5 hours, maybe a bit more, to burn two TV shows
from AVI format, to MPEG, and then to create the ISO. And that's on a
2.8Ghz process, so adjust accordingly. It takes a while.


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