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

On Thu, 2005-12-29 at 15:32 -0500, Robert Glueck wrote:
> Ron Johnson wrote:
> > On Wed, 2005-12-28 at 22:01 -0500, Robert Glueck wrote:
> > 
> > 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.
> > 
> The manual for my dedicated DVD player does not state that
> it supports the MPEG-2 format.
> What is the native format of commercial movie DVD's that
> play on all standalone DVD players?  Would I be set if I

    Commercial DVD movies are encoded using a combination of 
    MPEG-2 compressed video and audio of varying formats (often
    multi-channel formats as described below).

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA USA

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