Re: Burning AVI files to CD or DVD

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by keaya, May 10, 2009.

  1. keaya

    keaya Guest

    On Apr 20, 5:35 am, §ñühw¤£f <> wrote:
    > Lookout spilled the beans:
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    > > On Sun, 19 Apr 2009 10:11:00 +0100, "Baird" <> wrote:

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    > >> "Lookout" <> wrote in message
    > >>news:...
    > >>> On Thu, 16 Apr 2009 11:24:14 +0100, "Baird" <> wrote:

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    > >>>> "Lookout" <> wrote in message
    > >>>>news:...
    > >>>>> Win XP Pro

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    > >>>>> Nero6 Ultra - they've been no help

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    > >>>>> Having a problem burning anAVIto CD orDVD. Sometimes AVIs will work
    > >>>>> sometimes not. Any ideas why?
    > >>>>> ISOs burn fine.
    > >>>>> How about free software?

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    > >>>> ADVD-*VIDEO* has to be structured to specific criteria so as to
    > >>>> be compatible with all standaloneDVDplayers.
    > >>>>DVD-Video is made up of video files that are mpeg2 and specifically
    > >>>> forDVDare.vob format.

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    > >>>>AVIfiles are notDVD-video compliant and so have to be converted.
    > >>>> Your Nero software would do the conversion.
    > >>>> Basically, if you are authoring a *data*DVD, then it is easy to back
    > >>>> up any file to the disc, but it is a dataDVD, and unless yourDVDplayer
    > >>>> has the ability to read data discs, and specifically the type of data
    > >>>> contained,
    > >>>> such asAVI, dVix etc, then it won't playback.
    > >>>> You should burn as a "DVD-Video", then the disc will be compatible with
    > >>>> allDVDplayers. But the process will involve converting theAVI'sto
    > >>>> "DVD-Video" compliant mpeg2.

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    > >>>> Of course, Nero being an established burning tool it will have come
    > >>>> supplied
    > >>>> with both a help and support guide, and plenty of tutorials online.
    > >>>>http://www.nero.com/enu/support-nero6-tutorials.html
    > >>> >From above download the guide and follow the tutorial to author
    > >>>> "DVD-Video".

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    > >>> My Nero is out of date for support.
    > >>> When I convert to mpeg-2 it's to big forDVD.
    > >> You continuely fail to grasp the point.
    > >> You are obviously authoring a dataDVD.
    > >> You need to select from Nero's menu's to author a *DVD-Video*
    > >>DVD-Video will not handle individual files larger than 2gb, so Nero
    > >> will split files so as to meet the criteria, there is no discernable "join"
    > >> during playback.
    > >> If Nero flags a message that it can join the four files, then select NO.
    > >> If the issue is that Nero fails to recognise the file format, then you
    > >> would have got an error message. But you're another thicko who expects
    > >> us to guess, So try this:
    > >> Download this free conversion tool:
    > >>http://www.koyotesoft.com/indexEn.html
    > >> Or from here:
    > >>http://download.cnet.com/Koyote-Free-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-1080....

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    > > I AM choosingDVD-Video. That opens a pane where I seeDVD-Video!_DVD
    > > and the name of the directory. In each are the Audio and Video-TS
    > > icons. When I drag and drop two over the Burns the current
    > > compilation" button is NOT active.
    > > The files are a little over 872,000 each so that's not the problem
    > > I get NO message that the file formats are not recognized.
    > > As I have stated I have tried to add them as H264, xvid and MPG with
    > > no luck. The Burn button is NOT active.

    >
    > > I have followed your directions exactly. I am NOT "thicko".

    >
    > Did you look at this thread? It mentions a couple of tools you can try:http://www.moviecodec.com/topics/6198p4.html
    >
    > HTH
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