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Creating a VCD with Nero

Discussion in 'MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 encoding (AVI to DVD)' started by ulysse, May 21, 2002.

  1. ulysse

    ulysse Member

    May 21, 2002
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    When Nero is decoding an .avi of approx. 160 MB to mpeg-1 in order to write as VCD, the application stopps responding @ about 80% of the decoding-process and needs 2B closed. Why is that? Has anybody had similar or even same experience?
    My PC hardware config. is: PIII, 384MB SDRAM, NVIDIA TNT2 ULTRA 32MB, Windows XP
  2. dRD

    dRD I hate titles Staff Member

    Jun 10, 1999
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    First of all, its ENcoding... And secondly, don't ever, never use Nero's encoding plugins, their so-called "quality" simply sucks.

    If you wish to make a VCD out of your AVI -- very bad idea, since you already have a lossy compression format (like DivX, which I'm fairly certain you're referring to when speaking of AVI) and now you're re-encoding that into yet another lossy format -- use TMPGEnc to encode the video and after that, simply drag/drop the readily-encoded MPEG-1 file into Nero and burn it as a VCD. For guides to re-encode AVIs to VCD-compliant MPEG-1 and to burn the files into VCD format, please visit our article section at:

  3. wonderboy

    wonderboy Guest

    it could be where nero is storing the temp file it might be out of space....but I would use tmpgenc just like boss man said.....

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