Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Neil Stone <neil@×××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: Converting movie files to DVD format
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2006 22:09:53
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: Converting movie files to DVD format by Mark Haney
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Mark Haney wrote:
> Duncan wrote: > >> Mark Haney posted <43C65F25.8000906@××××××××××××.org>, excerpted >> below, on Thu, 12 Jan 2006 08:52:37 -0500: >> >> >> >>> I googled this and found a nice HOWTO on the Gentoo Wiki, but it's a >>> couple years old. Are there any new tools to automate converting movie >>> files (.avi, etc) to DVD format, even DVD ISO format? >>> >> >> >> You didn't post the link and I'm too lazy to do the search myself to >> check if it's listed or not, but definitely checkout k3b if you >> haven't. It can do a lot of conversions on-the-fly. If it can't do >> them on-the-fly >> to actually burn, because the CPU simply isn't powerful enough for the >> conversion to keep up with the burn, it can create the ISO in tmpspace >> and >> then burn it when it's done, if desired, pretty much automatically. Yes, >> it DOES handle DVDs, now (it may not have a couple years ago as that's >> about the time Mandrake contributed the patches, IIRC). >> > > I didn't think to post the link, my bad. > >> I haven't actually used k3b for video conversion, but I've used it for >> on-the-fly MP3 to CDA conversion, to burn CDs playable in a regular CD >> player, and it worked well. I know it's supposed to handle video as >> well, >> just haven't tried it. >> >> The biggest downside is if you don't have KDE merged, it'll require >> kdelibs and perhaps part of kdebase, in addition to all the transcode >> stuff you'll probably want to enable via USE flags. However, it's >> generally considered /the/ way to go for that sort of thing, even if you >> have to merge some KDE stuff just for it. There's simply nothing else >> that does what it does, in such a simple and intuitive way. >> >> > > This isn't a downside as I run KDE anyway. Thanks for the reply. > > >
personally I use any2vob to convert the .avi or whatever to .vob files.. then use qdvdauthor to make the DVD.. then k3b to burn it... it might be a long way around, but it works... -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.2 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - iD8DBQFDxtLmz3Av8JKgzxQRAuFuAJsGOXfWGq8LWlbuw0n7Scqku/j1kgCgtKYF e7T5pcnMk6HrLqFrJoILbQo= =bY/r -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list