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Old 15 Jun 2008, 11:01 AM   #1
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Question convetXtoDVD file size

I am trying to create DVDs from .avi files. Useing convertX, I have been able to do it with no problem for a 1:30TRT clip... but now I'm trying to do it for a 15:00TRT clip.

The DVD file spit out by ConvertX is something like 2.8gigs... and my dvd holds 4.7gigs... but when I go to burn, an error message says "file too large >1gb"

My guess is I have to shrink the file... but how? Can I do it useing ConvertX or do I have to buy more software??

Thanks for your help... I'm new to all this.
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Old 15 Jun 2008, 11:24 AM   #2
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No - the DVD spec says the max size of a single file is 1Gb (this is to honour old filesystems).

Run your output through any popular transcoder, making sure the split to 1Gb chunks is enabled.

Then burn.

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Awesome! Thanks... now... are there any free transcoders?
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