Digital Video Forums  

Go Back   Digital Video Forums > Video File Formats > Other File Formats

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 25 Jan 2002, 02:35 AM   #1
Junior Member
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Posts: 11
Default wmv 8 or divx

I have suceesfully backed up movies to divx abut 200 times what I need to know is should I convert to wmv8 in the future for better quality

I am using xp and will try the wmv addon for flask the only problem with this is that there is no option for wmv8 only wmv7.

I have tried wm8 encoding utility with the gui but when i open the vfapi avi to encode to wmv8 the command prompt appears saying windows media encoder utility progress but then nothing happens.

please help.

p.s should I stick with divx or is wmv8 better for 1 cd movies


gags
gags is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 25 Jan 2002, 04:12 PM   #2
Retired
 
setarip's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 24,955
Default

The WMV8 utility accepts audio only in uncompressed 16 bit format - PCM WAV or WMA. I feel fairly safe in speculating that your files have MP3 or AC3 sound.
setarip is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 25 Jan 2002, 10:27 PM   #3
Junior Member
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Leeds, UK
Posts: 16
Default

i think wm8 is far superior to DivX, but the s/w is better for DivX
mmace 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




All times are GMT +10. The time now is 04:58 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