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New To Roxio - Converting Mpg To Divx / Wmv - Advice Please!


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Hello,

 

I just brought Creator 2012 Pro. I'm new to Roxio.

I need to convert:

DVD, VCD (.mpg) and .avi files into high quality format (preferably in .mkv) to play in Boxee box (media streaming device.)

 

I opened Video Copy and Convert tool, and selected MPG file and selected DivX mode. It starts encoding the video for 2 minutes and then window disappeared!

 

Is it possible to convert these MPG videos into a single file?

What is the best format to use?

 

Any further help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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Hello,

 

I just brought Creator 2012 Pro. I'm new to Roxio.

I need to convert:

DVD, VCD (.mpg) and .avi files into high quality format (preferably in .mkv) to play in Boxee box (media streaming device.)

 

I opened Video Copy and Convert tool, and selected MPG file and selected DivX mode. It starts encoding the video for 2 minutes and then window disappeared!

 

Is it possible to convert these MPG videos into a single file?

What is the best format to use?

 

Any further help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

 

Before we go further, are these commercial and DRM protected CD and DVD? If so, you should ahve gotten a warning message. Where did you get these cd and dvds?

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But please be advised,

 

If you convert low-quality source files into high-quality output files, all you will get is much larger files that still look as bad as the originals.

 

Converting high quality video to low quality throws away a lot of the video detail. If you then convert the low quality video back, all that detail remains lost.

 

Brendon

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Before we go further, are these commercial and DRM protected CD and DVD? If so, you should ahve gotten a warning message. Where did you get these cd and dvds?

 

I brought original movies (in the form of VCD's) from online retailer. I know these videos are in low quality (VCD standard.) All I'm trying to do is combine 2 or more VCD discs (already extracted and saved videos into MPG format using isobuster) and convert them into latest stable format like MKV etc.

 

I validated these MPG files using VCDGear to make sure there is no errors. I added one MPG into the Roxio program and then selected DivX format and clicked on Arrow button to convert. It starts converting by showing progress window and it shows successful message! I opened the video and it's only 50MB in size and 2 minutes long.

 

I tried more than 7 different VCD sources, same result. These MPG videos are playing nice in Computer, Boxee Box (D-Link) and Sony Google TV.

 

MPG format is good. Is there anyway to just combine these videos into one file without converting? Any idea? Thanks.

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I brought original movies (in the form of VCD's) from online retailer. I know these videos are in low quality (VCD standard.) All I'm trying to do is combine 2 or more VCD discs (already extracted and saved videos into MPG format using isobuster) and convert them into latest stable format like MKV etc.

 

I validated these MPG files using VCDGear to make sure there is no errors. I added one MPG into the Roxio program and then selected DivX format and clicked on Arrow button to convert. It starts converting by showing progress window and it shows successful message! I opened the video and it's only 50MB in size and 2 minutes long.

 

I tried more than 7 different VCD sources, same result. These MPG videos are playing nice in Computer, Boxee Box (D-Link) and Sony Google TV.

 

MPG format is good. Is there anyway to just combine these videos into one file without converting? Any idea? Thanks.

 

How long in time is the original VCD video you converted to mpeg?

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How long in time is the original VCD video you converted to mpeg?

 

I normally use ISO Buster tool to extract MPG from VCD. On my desktop computer it took around 7 minutes too extract MPG from VCD. From last year onwards, I just copied DAT file from VCD and extracted MPG from it using VCD Gear. I also selects fix errors option in that program.

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I normally use ISO Buster tool to extract MPG from VCD. On my desktop computer it took around 7 minutes too extract MPG from VCD. From last year onwards, I just copied DAT file from VCD and extracted MPG from it using VCD Gear. I also selects fix errors option in that program.

 

Please answer the question:blink:

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I normally use ISO Buster tool to extract MPG from VCD. On my desktop computer it took around 7 minutes too extract MPG from VCD. From last year onwards, I just copied DAT file from VCD and extracted MPG from it using VCD Gear. I also selects fix errors option in that program.

You don't have to 'extract' anything from VCD's...

 

Simply Add, in VideoWave, and point it to the *.DAT file(s) in the MPEGAVE folder...

 

Those are mpeg1 files and will be imported without any fuss ;)

 

This also works in VCC as well.

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You don't have to 'extract' anything from VCD's...

 

Simply Add, in VideoWave, and point it to the *.DAT file(s) in the MPEGAVE folder...

 

Those are mpeg1 files and will be imported without any fuss ;)

 

This also works in VCC as well.

 

The problem is ... Roxio video convert wizard only converts video upto 2 minutes!

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The problem is ... Roxio video convert wizard only converts video upto 2 minutes!

 

 

What happens after 2 minutes? Time to talk about your computer and the health of your system hard drive. Please post particulars (details).

 

I agree, you only gave us a tiny peek of the error upon errors that you have going on :lol:

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