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A how-to guide to transcode DVD to Divx
Authored by: Bellboy9000 on Feb 10, '04 08:51:56PM

I found the info useful to a certain extent, but I need to encode video for the web from an unencrypted DVD. I've found that that getting a DVD into a MOV/MPG format for use on the web is a royal pain. I've used just about everything that versiontracker could cough up.

I did find that the best one for me (so far) is D-Vision2 along with DivX Doctor II (from 3ivx). The only bummer is that you would have to download the 3ivx plugin to view a web movie and I'm trying to avoid making web visitors do that. D-Vision has a great interface and the cropping tools work great--ffmpegX's cropping tools didn't work for me at all.

I just wish that someone would come out with a tool that would take a VOB file to a final MPEG or MOV file without all of the hassle. Anyone know of an app out there that can do all that?



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A how-to guide to transcode DVD to Divx
Authored by: RideMan on Feb 10, '04 10:49:26PM

The latest version of the 3ivx codec is somehow different from the previous version in that QuickTime 6 correctly identifies 'new' 3ivx movies as MPEG-4, and can play them without whining about the codec. It always could, but for some reason never "knew" that it could before.



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