Digital Video Forums  

Go Back   Digital Video Forums > Other > Archive (Closed) > Disc Formats > DVD Authoring and Editing

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 25 Jan 2013, 01:07 PM   #1
JustAnotherDude
 
Ander's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 25
Default Best source-file sizes for DVD Flick?

Hi guys,

I'm converting video from my family's HD camcorder to SD so I can master some standard DVDs for our relatives who don't have HD players (heh). Once I've rendered the MPEG-2 files, I'll use DVD Flick to master DVDs from them.

Here's my question: Is it okay if I render a single big (~4GB) MPEG-2 file for each DVD? Or will that require DVD Flick to reencode the files to break them into proper sizes for VOBs? If I keep them under a certain size—say, 1GB each—does DVD Flick just use them as-is?

It's a bit more trouble to render multiple files per video, but I'm glad to do that if it'll improve quality and save rendering time. Thanks!
Ander is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26 Jan 2013, 12:31 AM   #2
Lord of Digital Video
Lord of Digital Video
 
r0lZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: be
Posts: 1,508
Default

I think (but I may be wrong) that DVD Flick re-encodes the input video files anyway. But you can probably encode the HD files directly with DVD Flick, and therefore produce directly the final DVD. Of course, DVDF must be able to load the files produced by your camcorder. Is it the case?
__________________
r0lZ
PgcEdit homepage (hosted by VideoHelp)
Unofficial mirror (in Poland)
r0lZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26 Jan 2013, 02:45 AM   #3
Eclectician
 
MilesAhead's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 2,615
Default

If your camcorder saves in .ts or .tp format, you may find this specialized free tool useful
HDTV2DVD

If it saves is some other format please note it. I have a couple of schemes to get very good quality standard DVD from .m2ts or .mkv in one pass.
MilesAhead is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
File Sizes Way Too LARGE Westly32 VirtualDub 4 20 Jul 2007 05:38 PM
File Sizes Travis355 AVI, DivX/Xvid 8 9 Apr 2006 08:35 PM
XviD file sizes way too big rkhuntjr AVI, DivX/Xvid 0 3 Jan 2005 02:18 AM
File sizes wobbler DivX/XviD Conversion/Encoding 0 3 Apr 2003 04:35 AM



All times are GMT +10. The time now is 04:36 PM.

Kirsch designed by Andrew & Austin


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 1999 - 2018 Digital Digest

Visit DivXLand   Visit dvdloc8.com