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US DVD playback problems in UK

I recently brought back some DVD's recorded at a conference in Florida, USA. They play on my UK DVD and computer but with with horizontal lines across the picture. Is this a region problem or a NTSC ...
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Retro/90s/early 00s DVD menus

I'm looking for a way (i.e. a particular software) to recreate the kind of DVD menus that were ubiquitous in the late 90s/early 2000s, the kind you would expect if you took your vacation tapes to a ...
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Analyze video file properties - Ripping Question

I'm trying to see if there is a way to determine if a movie file was ripped from a DVD/Blu-ray. Currently the only way I can check is looking at the ffprobe output and checking the tags property: "...
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Can I make m4v files “better” before archiving? (adding keyframes, or lossless optimization, or ?) [closed]

I've got a decent bitrate DVD rip of an animated TV series, and before sending it to it's forever home (currently my PS3's extra HD space), I was wondering: can you take existing m4v files and make ...
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Why is my 480p Handbrake conversion of NTSC home video DVD much larger file size than the DVD?

I'm not super experienced with video production but I understand the technical basics of resolutions, frame rates, compression types, etc. I have an NTSC DVD containing a long (3h) home movie shot on ...
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DVD created with ffmpeg and dvdauthor doesn't start at the beginning

I'm trying to create a DVD from a video file. While I've done this in the past and had a method that usually works, it has been a few years. This is my process: I have ripped an old VHS tape with a ...
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Getting wrong DVD chapter times from lsdvd, Mplayer and Handbrake: the reported chapter boundaries delay progressively compared to the real ones

I'm trying to split video from DVDs into chapters. lsdvd, mplayer -identify and Handbrake all report the same chapter times, but these times cut into following actual chapters (episodes), ...
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Reencode MKV (from DVD - Mpeg2) to h264

I have some old DVD that I already converted using MakeMKV, they seems to have the original mpeg stream, so I want to do this: Reencode the video stream to the more recommended settings for old-DVD ...
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Convert 1920x1080 to PAL - DVD

This question differs from how to burn full hd movies (1080px720p) in DVD because I would like to know how to convert the video in this resolution to DVD without giving up too much quality. I used ...
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How to produce Video with DVD Chapters on a Network Drive?

Is there any way to produce a DVD set of files that can be played off a network drive ? The reason I ask is that authoring on a fairly powerful modern PC using windows 10 and a recent version of ...
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Best medium for mixed content - High quality pictures and SD video

Should I try to output family movies/slideshows to a DVD or a Blu-ray, if my video content is mostly SD, and some of my images from are high-quality RAW photos? I'm thinking on just going the DVD ...
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Read error while copying VOB files from DVD drive to hard disk

I have old DVDs containing personal (family) recordings. I want to copy the DVD files to PC, add menu and titles to these files using standard Video editor and share/stream video files. The windows ...
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Handbrake x265 Optimal settings for ripping DVD

I want to rip DVDs(MPEG2) to MKV using Handbrake for viewing on PC, and currently i am not sure about the settings of the x265 encoder. Can anyone suggest the optimal settings for: CRF : 19 ? 23 ? 25 ...
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How to cut out corrupted parts of DVD-video extracted from disc so file can be played?

I have some unique footage that I unfortunately only have a corrupted DVD copy of. I have been able to use gddrescue on Linux to extract most of the footage, but when I play the video in vlc it stops ...
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Convert video from 24 to 25 fps while keeping video and audio length and also correct audio pitch

With ffmpeg is possible to convert an input 24 fps video/audio to a 25 fps one while keeping the same exact duration, and also keeping as much as possible the original audio pitch ? I was thinking ...
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Can ffmpeg create DVD subtitle streams from (Advanced) SubStation Alpha files?

As the title says, I'm wondering if ffmpeg can create DVD subtitle streams from .ass or .ssa files. The key point being that I want libass to be used when rendering the subpictures, so they get ...
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DVD not displaying full picture

I have created a DVD from video files, originally FLV 1280x720p files. Although I followed the support literature and help guides, approx 10 pixels are missing vertically and approx 20 horizontally ...
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Can a low-bitrate BluRay video be written to DVD-R to be played by BD-players?

Assume a BD-Video directory structure with a 1080p video. It is so boring, that its max datarate is below 10MBit/s, and the entire directory structure takes less than 4.7GB. Instead of writing this ...
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how to burn full hd movies (1080px720p) in DVD

How can i burn or write Full HD videos like (marriage videos) in 1080px720p in regular DVD. I tried many softwares but couldn't get the job done.
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What is the best way to convert .vob files copied directly from a DVD into a format usable by Premiere Pro?

I need to import some video material that was copied directly from a DVD into Premiere Pro. (Disclaimer: This is for educational purposes, in that context it is lawful to use excerpts of commercial ...
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Why would a company put black lines around the picture in their DVD?

I bought a series of children's educational DVD's and they all have these black lines on all four sides of the picture, throughout the whole video. This is the first time I've ever seen this. Why ...
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DVD or Bluray editing tool

I'm looking for a tool that can create a DVD or a BluRay from a set of Movies, files etc.. The most important functionality for the tool should be that it could add a button to the menu that can open ...
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Does DVD support non-interlaced formats (576p)?

I have an old VHS homevideo that has been converted to DVD (PAL-576i) in a photo-shop. I have decided to add some menus and edit some things in Premiere Pro CC/Encore and maybe convert the aspect ...
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How to convert an mkv file with hevc encoding to mkv with avc

I have some mkv files with a hevc encoding which is not allowing me to burn to disc in covertxtodvd as it shows no video track as the encoding isn't supported, i was wondering if it was possible to ...
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MPEG - the maximum range for R,G,B?

There are sentences: For analog video or MPEG (including DVD) output, the maximum range for R,G,B is [16, 235] (8-bit). For YUV, the maximum range for intensity (Y) is [16, 235] (8-bit). Is this ...
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how to convert mp4 to divx?

I have the following DVD player - http://www.lg.com/ae/video/lg-DP542 - and I want to convert my mp4 files into DivX as that is what my player supports. I tried VLC's converter and Handshake but had ...
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Photoshop CC video render has no sound

On Photoshop CC 2015.0.0 I can play my video and hear the camera audio soundtrack. When I render the resultant MP4 has no sound. My movie consists of Nikon .MOV files, and some text overlays and is 35 ...
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How to skip to the next video with the “Next” button in Sony DVD Architect

I inserted 10 media in a DVD project, each video has its scene/chapter markers at the beginning and 3 minutes before the end. While I preview as disc, the "Next" button works fine when skipping from ...
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Problems occurred when importing subtitles into Sony DVD Architect

I'm new to Sony DVD Architect, I can't import subtitles into DVD-Arc even though the file extension is .sub. I used Subtitle Edit to save my original subtitle file(in .ass format) to DVDSubtitle(.sub) ...
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Are the voice and background tracks merged together when filming hollwood movies?

When we watch a movie we can hear background music and voices of actors. We also hear sound effects. When we watch a DVD movie the voice and background music merged inside a language track such as ...
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How much video & audio bitrate do I need for dvd videos?

I have videos with ~5000 kbps of avg. bitrate, if I burn the videos to a PAL DVD, which the resolution is low...(720x576), with 1000 avg. bitrate, will it be obvious to see the difference in quality? ...
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Convert & Burn M2TS files into DVD format WITHOUT LOSS

I have my marriage film (Resolution: 1080p /Format: .m2ts / File size: 7 GB) on a bluray disc which I ripped in my HDD with this software that I found on forums. The thing is that I want to make some ...
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How to create TS files from pictures and videos?

I have many videos and pictures. I'd like to burn DVD with pictures and videos and play in DVD Player. And I want to make cml tool to prepare pictures and videos for creating DVD. I know how I burn ...
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Taking video from a DVD & Making it Editable

I'm fairly familiar with Adobe Premier... done a few small projects in it. Recently my father-in-law gave me a corporate training video, on DVD, that was done for his company back in 2008. The ...
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Burn a MP4 file with SRT subtitles

I have a movie and I want to burn it on a DVD, but I don't know how I do it and what the best options are. I want the DVD be able to play on PlayStation 4. I have a movie in MP4 format and the ...
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VOB editing with FFMPEG

I read that it is better to extract from vob H264 files within a .ts to have a lossless and more accurate sample, easy to cut, is that correct ? I used these commands : ffmpeg -i VTS_01_1.VOB -...
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Is it possible to create a hybrid Dvd/Bluray?

I'm am doing a short Product demo for our company, intended as a give-away on Dvd (for the moment only burned Discs, no pressed ones). The whole filming and editing is done in 1080p and since the ...
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Change codec so seek bar works in Windows Media Player

The library I work at has been converting VHS tapes to DVDs. They used a Magnavox ZV427MG9. The DVDs play in Windows Media Player, but the seek bar doesn't work. It works fine in VLC Player. It is ...
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Player support for video DVD stored on a CD-R?

I want to produce many playable DVDs using a few burners (setting up a computer lab with each computer having an image of the same) I have close to no budget for this and am curious if a standard CD ...
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Quality of VHS converted to DVD

I work for a small library. We have a collection of VHS tapes that we have recorded to DVD using a Magnavox VHS HQ DVD recorder. They came in as .ogg, They came in a a set of files including some .VOB ...