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    dvd burning.

    Need to get a video file to play on a dvd player.

    The software we have does not work, its a pinnacle studio 8, and its trying to write the image across the network to my documents folder. And you would think there would be an option to change the location of where the files are kept. But no. So it just sits there and hangs.

    arghhh, so any free software that you use to create the dvd image / burn the dvd would be a lot of help.

    (Tick has developed into gentle rocking.)

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    http://www2.ashampoo.com/webcache/ht...t_2_0710__.htm

    they do a free educational license for version 6 (not 7). decent software, but they will spam you into oblivian so use your headmasters address when you sign up for the license key.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ICT_GUY View Post
    Need to get a video file to play on a dvd player.

    The software we have does not work, its a pinnacle studio 8, and its trying to write the image across the network to my documents folder. And you would think there would be an option to change the location of where the files are kept. But no. So it just sits there and hangs.

    arghhh, so any free software that you use to create the dvd image / burn the dvd would be a lot of help.

    (Tick has developed into gentle rocking.)
    Free version of Deep Burner ?

    http://www.deepburner.com

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    videohelp

    http://www.videohelp.com/convert#4;62

    There are other apps but am sure videohelp will give you the tutorial and point you in the right direction ( depending on what software you use )

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    Does nero come with every dvd burner now?

    Found that to be quite good. Always gotta start it up in 'start smart'. You can change where it sticks the image too.

    The reason it hangs is probably due to a space issue... but you probably allready knew that!

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    Quote Originally Posted by strawberry View Post
    http://www2.ashampoo.com/webcache/ht...t_2_0710__.htm

    they do a free educational license for version 6 (not 7). decent software, but they will spam you into oblivian so use your headmasters address when you sign up for the license key.
    I have that but it wants a prepared video folder with the vob files ect in it, which is the bit I am having trouble with. (having a huge head ache is not helping either).

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    does it need to be converted? some dvd players will play divx encoded videos.

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    I've used some software called convertXtoDVD, it converts .avi files to DVD format and burns them for you. Not free though.

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    Thanks, but we have £15 left in our budget and I just spent £10 on batteries.

    Its going to end up as a VCD at this rate, its not even a good video.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ICT_GUY View Post
    Thanks, but we have £15 left in our budget and I just spent £10 on batteries.

    Its going to end up as a VCD at this rate, its not even a good video.
    what video file format is it and is it encoded ie divx, xvid or anything of the like ?

    If so post back with the info and I will post back with a specific how to ( from videohelp or doom9 )

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    dvd flick :

    http://www.dvdflick.net/download.php

    diko :

    http://www.vmesquita.com/forum/

    Full page of video file to dvd tools page from videohelp :

    http://www.videohelp.com/tools?convert=AVI%20to%20DVD

    and there are also tutorials ( depending on which util / tool you choose to use )

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    I have wmv & mpegII I can also convert it to AVI.



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