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Media Converter

Postby rmuccioli on Sun Jan 20, 2008 6:47 pm

I'm looking for a media converter for AVI to DVD or AVI to Mpeg-4. I'm new to Linux so I'm not sure about Terminal. What options are there?

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Re: Media Converter

Postby umarzuki on Mon Jan 21, 2008 12:42 am

AviDemux is one of the best. Just apt-get install it or use add/remove
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Re: Media Converter

Postby Telecaster72 on Mon Jan 28, 2008 11:23 am

DeVeDe is a really easy to use converter, and it´s a breeze to convert an Xvid-avi to a burnableDVD-iso for example. It´s in the Repos.
After you install it you will have to reinstall "mencoder" otherwise the sound will not work, but it is also very easy.
In Synaptic settings check the box for the Gutsy Backports repository, search for mencoder, rightclick it and choose upgrade ( i am at work at XPbox now, it might be reinstall also)
After it is installed, uncheck the backports box (unless you want the absolutely latest but perhaps buggy upgrades)

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Re: Media Converter

Postby rmuccioli on Sun Feb 10, 2008 6:35 pm

I like DeVeDe but I having issues with the sound. It worked fine on my Mpeg-4 but no luck on avi to DVDs. I'm having sound issues. I reinstalled mencoder and everything and it still does not work..

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Re: Media Converter

Postby rmuccioli on Wed Feb 27, 2008 8:03 pm

After a little tweaking I was able to correct the sound issue

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Re: Media Converter

Postby rmuccioli on Mon Apr 21, 2008 6:24 pm

I'm currently running DEVEDE 3.7 which I got from getdeb and it works great.

Heres the link.
http://www.getdeb.net/app/DeVeDe

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