jakemsr at jakemsr.com
Mon May 2 23:18:20 PDT 2005
On Mon, May 02, 2005 at 03:47:15AM +0000, Chuck Robey wrote:
> I am rather amazed that the video work on my amd64 box is going to
> remarkably well. The sound works digitally across 5.1 channels, and
> what's more, it looks like all of k3b's functions (at least to the point
> I understand them) are all working. All completely without any reliance
> whatsoever upon x86 compatibility. It's all done with native-built
> ports, no packages.
> Anyhow, I have acidrip working well, and I've ripped a dvd. This is
> that dvd from a few weeks ago, its' got region==2, and it's in PAL, so I
> want to set it up in some format that plays in my friend's old dvd
> player, so he can finally, at long last *see* the dvd he paid for.
if you need to reencode, to go from PAL to NTSC, use ffmpeg's
'-target ntsc-dvd' option, or transcode's '--export_prof dvd-ntsc'.
these options should take care of most of the DVD encoding details.
> He could have watched it some weeks ago on my system, but he wants to
> see it at home. How unreasonable! Anyhow, after I ripped it with
> Acidrip, it came right up on an .avi format, all in the same format.
> So, question, anyone know what sort of format plays from a cd to a dvd
> player (I am happily willing to lose the menus)
it might be easiest to just make a DVD, unless you know what the
player will grok.
making a basic DVD, without menu's and such, may take a few steps,
but it's really not that hard.
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