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Converting DVD-9 to DVD-5

Discussion in 'MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 encoding (AVI to DVD)' started by oregon05, Apr 26, 2005.

  1. oregon05

    oregon05 Guest

    Sorry...I posted this in the wrong forum earlier today.

    I'm trying to convert a DVD-9 to a DVD-5 with the menus intact. I've used IFO Edit to strip the few extras on the DVD-9, but the video file--even with one audio stream--still has too high a bit rate.

    Is there a way to use Cinema Craft Encoder to re-encode the video stream so it fits on a DVD-5?

    I want to remove the high bit rate, insert the new one, and retain the IFO files.

    If CCE can't do what I need, is it possible to use TMPGenc to get it done?
     
  2. Dude2099

    Dude2099 Regular member

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    Give DVD Shrink ago, its free
     
  3. aldaco12

    aldaco12 Active member

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    I agree. Well, the most complete 'trick' is:

    - rip the VOBs with DVD shrink or, better, with DVD Decrypter (updated more often that DVD Shrink and free, as well)
    - convert DVD-9 to DVD-5 with DVD Shrink (you'll create a DVD-5 ISO image)
    - burn that ISO image into a DVD-R with any burning application or with DVD Shrink internal burner
     
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