Plz help me burn fun .flv and .mp4 vids to DVD for people without puters.
December 16, 2011 5:21 AM Subscribe
I'd like to burn .flv and .mp4 files to DVD for people without puters, to watch on US DVD players. What format do they need converted to (I can use VLC media player to convert them, if they need converted) and what is a good open source and/or free software to burn said converted files to DVD?
posted by dancestoblue to Computers & Internet (6 answers total) 10 users marked this as a favorite
I've got fistfuls of youtube and vimeo videos, mostly .flv, some .mp4, the odd .avi here or there. I want to burn them to DVD; I watch vids online, no problem, but lots of people I know either don't have or don't want to deal with watching on their puter, and it'd sure be fun to show them some of the great stuff you and I see all the time and take so for granted.
So. What format is best to be burned from—flv or mp4 or does it matter—and what is good software to burn them with? I've seen some ripping/burning software that has a zillion trillion settings to be dinked with; that's not the software I'm looking for. I can burn mp3s and data discs etc but get a headache even thinking about all those settings on the software I've seen, I have no idea what they are asking for.
Also, if there is a better conversion software than VLC, maybe something I could use for batch conversion, and it's fairly simple, what is it and where would I find it? (I *love* VLC, no problem using it, just if you have something better, pray tell.)
Any help greatly appreciated—thank you Oh Great Green!