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Old 11-08-07, 03:01 AM
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What's a good movie file converted program?

I don't care if I have to pay. I want one GOOD program that can convert seamlessly within formats without giving error messages. I've had it with crappy programs. MPEG2, MP4, WMV, and AVI are requirements. Any recommendations?
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SUPER

It handles converting everything to nearly everything else. The GUI can be confusing, but once you have it set (or just use presets), it's just drag and click. And it's free.

Here's a link to the download. I recommend using the Mirror, the main site is confusing and hard to navigate. There's also links to some guides here.
http://www.videohelp.com/tools/SUPER_1
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Well, I converted my first file. It was WMV to MPEG2. The MPEG2 file was over 3 times larger (is this normal?). I went with the preset but instead of MP2 changed it to MP3, and no player (WinAmp, WMP, Nero) could play sound, and was iffy in the video part, so I'm re-encoding and leaving it as MP2. That one played without a hitch. It does take a LOOOOOONG time to encode, though. I guess I can leave it encoding when I leave for work. Thanks for the link, I guess this is as good as it's going to get.
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Originally Posted by GatorDeb
It was WMV to MPEG2. The MPEG2 file was over 3 times larger (is this normal?).
Yes, it's pretty normal. You can set the bitrate lower for a smaller file, but that affects quality too.
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i like this one...

handles a lot of formats...

xilisoft...
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I own Xilisoft but I've tried from AVI into MPEG and SVCD and the video is scrambled.
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I use Ulead Video Studio
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Originally Posted by Chew
SUPER

It handles converting everything to nearly everything else. The GUI can be confusing, but once you have it set (or just use presets), it's just drag and click. And it's free.

Here's a link to the download. I recommend using the Mirror, the main site is confusing and hard to navigate. There's also links to some guides here.
http://www.videohelp.com/tools/SUPER_1
Seconded...this program is awesome

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