DVD Reviews and Recommendations Read, Post and Request DVD Reviews.

Avia or Video Essentials?

Old 05-20-00, 11:29 PM
  #1  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Posts: 277
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Which one of these is the better of the two? Thanks for the input.

Old 05-21-00, 01:42 AM
  #2  
DVD Talk Hall of Fame
 
Join Date: Jul 1999
Location: Texas
Posts: 7,763
Received 10 Likes on 3 Posts
I have Avia. It works great, explains everything, and does a great job of setting up your system. I have heard that Avia is more user-friendly than VE.
Old 05-21-00, 11:33 AM
  #3  
Uber Member
 
Join Date: Mar 1999
Location: Overlooking Pearl Harbor
Posts: 16,232
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Avia also has a better audio setup and doesn't require your player to output 0 IRE (or a black image) to calibrate the video.


------------------
David, Moderator of the Other Forum
I laughed, I cried, my life was changed: The Other Forum
My DVDs and HT Email: [email protected]
Old 05-22-00, 06:01 PM
  #4  
DVD Talk Hall of Fame
 
Join Date: Oct 1999
Location: Michigan
Posts: 8,692
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
I own and use Video Essentials, but from everything I have heard, if I had to do it all over again, I would go with Avia. It's just too much of a pain to get to the chapters you want with VE.

------------------
"And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming..."
Old 05-22-00, 06:09 PM
  #5  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Join Date: Oct 1999
Location: |-|@><0r L@n|)
Posts: 17,214
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Yeah, I was disappointed with the user-unfriendliness of Video Essentials. I haven't tried Avia, but as another option, consider Ultimate DVD: Platinum. I found it much easier to use and more comprehensive than VE.

- David Stein

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.