[FFmpeg-user] FW: Converting AVI files and creating a DVD

Tim Nicholson tim.nicholson at bbc.co.uk
Mon Feb 6 08:48:54 CET 2012

On 05/02/12 08:57, John Bennett wrote:
> ----------------------------------------
>> From: hornetster at hotmail.com
>> To: ffmpeg-user at ffmpeg.org
>> Subject: Converting AVI files and creating a DVD
>> Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2012 17:55:40 +1000
>> Trying to convert AVI files in Opensuse12.1 x64, kde4.7.2, ffmpeg 0.9.1-1.1
>> ffplay info:
>> Input #0, avi, from 'FILE0018.AVI':
>>    Metadata:
>>      date            : 2009-10-21
>>      ICRT            : 15:52:44
>>      comment         :
>>    Duration: 00:00:11.91, start: 0.000000, bitrate: 12362 kb/s
>>      Stream #0:0: Video: h264 (Main) (H264 / 0x34363248), yuv420p, 1280x720 [SAR 1:1 DAR 16:9], 29.97 fps, 29.97 tbr, 29.97 tbn, 59.94 tbc
>>      Stream #0:1: Audio: adpcm_ima_wav ([17][0][0][0] / 0x0011), 48000 Hz, 2 channels, s16, 384 kb/s
>>    14.00 A-V: -0.013 fd=  24 aq=    0KB vq=    0KB sq=    0B f=0/0   f=0/0
>> so I can create a DVD.
>> They are off a Kogan video camera (read: pretty cheap, generic from SE Asia). Have tried various things to convert/publish and always seem to get a DVD that starts playing OK, but after a minute or 2 starts faltering, won't FF or jump to next chapter etc.
>> Couple of command lines I have tried:
>> ffmpeg -i<input filename>  -target pal-dvd -sameq<output filename>
>> ffmpeg -i<input filename>  -target pal-dvd<output filename>
>> etc (not very inventive... Know next-to-nothing about ffmpeg, but willing to learn!)
>> Have then tried to author/burn the DVD with kdenlive/devede.
>> Any help appreciated!

Try using DVD Styler to author the DVD. This uses ffmpeg for transcoding 
source material, if required, and does proper indexing so seeking etc 
sghould work.


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