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  1. devo1982

    devo1982 Member

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    Is there anyway I can burn an xvid file from my computer onto a DVD so it can be watched on a stand alone DVD player?

    Thanks in advance...
     
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    heres one of many ways to do it:http://www.dvd-guides.com/guides.php?category=othertodvd&name=tmpegenc
     
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    Just started to go through the guide and I have realised that the file is an .avi file - is there a guide which works with avi files as that one doesn't?
     
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    It shouldn't make a difference. Just follow the guide :)
     
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    That's what I did, but when it came to opening the file which you want to create the DVD from it gives an error saying:

    "File can not open, or unsupported"

    I tried a different avi file and it opened that ok - why will it not open this particular file? It's an xvid avi file
     
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    Hmmm, tried the soultions in that order, but I'm haivng trouble even opening the file in Virual Dub ! It says:

    "Couldn't locate decompressor for format 'XVID' (unknown)
    Virtual Dub requires a video for windows (VFW) compatible codec to decompress video. Directshow codecs such as those used by Windows Media Player are unsuitable"

    PLease help... you've all been ace so far !
     
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    Thanks - I have downloaded the codec, but don't for the life of me know how to install it - I have read the very basic instructions - is there not a simple way to do it?
     
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    Ok - I have followed the guide and it has just finished creating the mpeg. I thought I'd watch it just to check the quslity and it appears lsightly jerky. Not massively so, but it's noticeable... any ideas why? Could there have been a setting somewhere - I followed the guide exactly.
     
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    Anybody?
     
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    any ideas why the mpeg that was created is jerky in comparison to the original .avi file?
     

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