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Re: How can I play avi, wmv, mov videos on a standalone DVD player?

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On 12/29/05, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-12-28 at 22:01 -0500, Robert Glueck wrote:
> > I'd like to play video clips in .avi, .wmv and .mov format
> > on a standalone DVD player that's hooked up to a standard
> > TV set.  The particular unit is a Magnavox MDV456/17.  It's
> > able to play commercial movie DVD's, audio CD's, finalized
> > DVD+R's and DVD+RW's, and VCD's but it doesn't support
> > DivX/XviD.  It also doesn't play CD's and DVD's which
> > contain avi, wmv and mov videos that I downloaded from the
> > web and burned on the Samsung CD/DVDW TS-H552U
> > burner/player in my computer.
> >
> > Is there a way to convert these avi, wmv and mov files to a
> > format and on media that this dedicated DVD player can
> > handle?  I'm running Debian Sarge.
> You need to convert them to MPEG2, then create special table-of-
> content files, and put them all in a defined directory structure.
> mplayer and transcode (which comes in the mplayer package, I think)
> can do the conversion.  Don't remember, though, what package will
> do the rest.
> kino (which is a non-linear video editor) *might* be able to do
> it, as onw of it's side functions.
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