i am a [bold]complete[/bold] begginer in the world of dvds and digital media. i use a P2P application to download varous movies. how do i check the file extension of the movie e.g .AVI? which file exension do most dvd players play and how would i convert these files to that file type what dvd players play? is there anysoftware outhere what will convert anyfile type to this dvd file type and if so where do i get it? any suggestions on good burning and ripping software which can copy protected movies? when i rip movies they come up in a folder with loads of .bup and .vob or something like that. how would i merge all the videos togeather and then convert that to,say,AVI for instance?