How do I play/burn .avi files?

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still doesn’t work, just stays still. reply

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07-06-2005 10:02 PM
johnnyboy

i burnt .avi to dvd for 18 episodes of monster garage long ago w/nero.. and its beautiful..
now i have 22 episodes of something in avi format and ive used nero 6.6.x.x. and ive wasted 9 dvds and 12 hours...and no matter what i did, it says “No disc” in my dvd player.. i have no clue what i’m doing wrong..ive used cucisoft avi converter,a nd converted avi to mpeg and still doesnt work..does anyone have any idea what to do? i wanna get this 8 gigs of stuff off my computer for the space..
anyone have a nero how-to, or tutorial.. i swear i’m doing things as ive done before.. but it just not working, any help would be appreciated .. reply

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07-09-2005 02:36 AM
bradinskipy

it could be the disks ure using reply

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07-09-2005 03:57 AM
rideman
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u can’t make/burn dvd files with “Win DVD Creator”,it’s a software that’s transform avi/mpeg/mpg/... in a vob file,and u can add a menu to, simple butt efficient, the VCD/SVCD are less efficient because u lose the image quallity, and it’s more complex because the movie must be in a format like 480x480 or 576x352, formats that are standard’s 4 VCD/SVCD, u can use this software :TMPGEnc 2 make and burn VCD/SVCD movies.
And another things thats VERRY IMPORTANT:
Before u burn your compilation (DVD/VCD/SVCD)2 a disc (cd/dvd disc) try 2 burn it on a CD-RW/DVD-RW and test it on you Home DVD Player, if it’s working . . . , if not just erase the disc and try again another advice :)

and another thing 4 those that have Home DVD Players that read DivX/XviD/.... files : the movie name must be 12 characters long like ************.avi, and must not containd a RAW/junk (use GspoT 2 find out/ the computer if it has enough codecs it reads any kind of movie,unfinished . . .) and the subtitles must have the same name and 2 be in this format *.ssa/*.srt {* -it’s the movie name}(this are the most suported formats that work on any DVD Player)

Thank You 4 reading this and excuse my english please!!! reply

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07-22-2005 01:38 PM
Theo

hey i jus bought a portable certified divx dvd player i have tons of episodes and ive just converted them using the divx converter anything in divx out and im a noob at divx players so shall i just burn the converted divx files to a data cd/dvd or do i have to make them .vobs?

many thanks

giles reply

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07-28-2005 11:04 AM
giles miller

actually ,funny enough i found out by accident that newer dvd players are capable of playing an avi. file off of a regular cd-r. i found that my memorex brand dvd player and directed video dvd player in my truck will play avi. files and sometime mpeg files,if you can believe this! reply

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07-29-2005 02:16 AM
fatfinger

2 fatfinger.. U can’t play avi files in dvd players unless they r equipped with divx or xvid.
So..fatfinger,pls don’t mislead some stupid fools thinking that their standalone dvd player could play avi files without the encoder. reply

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07-29-2005 07:28 AM
TopsyTurvy

how do i burn an avi file i downloaded on to a disc to make it work on a normal dvd player? sorry if its a stupid question i am only a beginner at stuff like this. i would appreciate any replys... reply

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08-02-2005 09:33 AM
tootle

i have same problem and need help as well reply

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08-03-2005 12:08 AM
lainey

how do a get a avi to play in a dvd player it wont work but it works on my pc the dvd reply

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08-03-2005 01:00 PM
lainey

Burn the avi s a data cd.
PS: Only dvd player equipped with divx n xvid can play it. reply

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08-03-2005 06:35 PM
TopsyTurvy

what kind of dsic shoul i burn the avi file movie onto? a dvd dis or hjust a normal balnk cd? sorruy about the spelling misdstakes, am kind ofd driunk art the moment. sorry agen but stil, comments aere very appreciasted reply

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08-03-2005 07:32 PM
tootle

Just use a normal cd..or U can check out this site.

This page will help you with your movie-files. Making your own VideoCDs, SuperVCDs
or DVDs, which can be played on a standalone DVD-player or on your ...
www.videohelp.com/ reply

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08-03-2005 08:07 PM
TopsyTurvy

I downloaded a .avi movie and tried to burn it with Nero and after encoded and the beginning of burning it said it failed and it kept a log of the error but I have no clue how to read that..anyway so I tried to convert it using Divx and it tells me that it can’t as the movie has an invalid audio stream. DId I just burn a bad file or is it something I am doing? reply

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08-13-2005 12:39 AM
sortty

hi, I was wondering how to convert 700mb avi files into VCD’s and burn them onto cd ? reply

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08-13-2005 01:44 PM
junaid

i used this - http://www.torialtown.co.uk/index.php?content=how-tos/how_to_make_a_vcd.html

but the only thing is you split the file onto 2 cd’s does anyone know how to fit it on one cd??? reply

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08-13-2005 02:00 PM
junaid

when i use nero 6.6 to burn off movies it says encoding video then when it gets to 100% it just stays there and nothing happens...can someone please tell me wat to do sooo it will work or let me kno of a better program to use! thankx=) reply

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08-14-2005 11:52 AM
peanutbutterontoast

Pull out the plug. reply

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08-14-2005 12:38 PM
TopsyTurvy

Does anyone know if theres another way to play avi. files on a dvd player?? like converting a avi. file?? cause i tried burning a bunch of anime avi. files and it still said 'NO DISC'
Son of a &^!@# reply

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08-15-2005 06:19 PM
AkatsukiGundam

Oh and how about changing them to .VOB or that other thing?? does anyone know how to do that?? reply

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08-15-2005 06:24 PM
AkatsukiGundam

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