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subtitles using virtual dub HELP

Discussion in 'Subtitle help' started by bartyboy7, Apr 28, 2007.

  1. bartyboy7

    bartyboy7 Guest

    hello there. i have been trying to hardcode my subs on an avi using virtual dub. all was going well (i think) then i got an error saying i had ran out of space on my hard drive and when i looked it was about a quarter of the way through the film and it had already took up about 30 gig. does anyone know what i done wrong or is there a guide on doing this somewhere.. thanks
  2. Indochine

    Indochine Regular member

    Dec 21, 2006
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    Sounds like you were saving an uncompressed AVI, because you had not chosen a compressed format (DivX, Xvid etc).


    Uncompressed video is BIG.



    Note 41 GB final file size!



    Choose a compressing codec EG DivX



    Note much smaller file size!



    Early versions of VirtualDub had "coach messages" for this and other scenarios, but they were dropped from later versions I think. (I don't see them in 1.16.17)

    Last edited: Apr 28, 2007
  3. bartyboy7

    bartyboy7 Guest

    thanks mate. that was it. normal size now.. cheers

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