[mythtv-users] OT: converting some xvid avi's to mpeg

norman norman at littletank.org
Thu Sep 6 09:59:35 UTC 2007


> I have a portable DVD player that I've had the best luck in getting to
> play .mpg files dumped to a DVD-ROM disc.  (I've had problems
> burning standard DVDs, but if I just dump .mpg files to a DVD-R,
> it takes them with no problems at all)  Anyway, I have some files
> that are xvid or dvix files in .avi format, which I'd like to convert to
> mpeg format.  (MPEG-1 or MPEG-2, probably makes no difference).
> I was wondering if someone could give me a transcode script 
> or something which could do this.  
> 
> I use fedora 7, btw, so I might also need a bit of help in installing the
> xvid/divx codec.

I suggest that you have a look at http://www.linux.com/articles/53702

It worked for me.

Norman



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