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#1 ultimate99

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 10:58

I'm looking for an app that converts .m4v to a format compatible with DVD players. Windows default and Burnware Free don't work. SO any suggestions? Ofcourse, free is preferred. :D


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Posted 14 September 2012 - 14:35

Freemake Video Converter
DVD Flick

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 14:52

m4v dont u mean mpeg4

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 15:17

dvd flick should work, but to be honest converting video files to DVD is really outdated method.

I would look more to directly playing the files on your TV/Monitor you want. There are plenty of <$100 appliances that can do this. There are many PCs grfx cards that output hdmi now, etc.

I would assume your original digital copy of the file is higher resolution than DVD supports, so just the process putting in on dvd would make the video of less quality no matter what process you use.

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 15:24

m4v dont u mean mpeg4

m4v is the container type, which also has the file extensions mp4 or m4a. A container contains a collection of video and audio streams, metadata, and even subtitles or menus. MKV and AVI are also containers.

MPEG4 is a codec, which is used for compressing the audio or video. H.264 and Xvid are two popular video codecs.

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 15:30

I use ConvertXToDVD, it works great.

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 17:26

dvd flick should work, but to be honest converting video files to DVD is really outdated method.

I would look more to directly playing the files on your TV/Monitor you want. There are plenty of <$100 appliances that can do this. There are many PCs grfx cards that output hdmi now, etc.

I would assume your original digital copy of the file is higher resolution than DVD supports, so just the process putting in on dvd would make the video of less quality no matter what process you use.


Ya, but I don't want to connect my laptop to the tv everytime...

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 17:39

Which is why you get a <$100 appliance and just put your collection there, or pull it from box on your network.

DVDs are so 1990 ;)

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 18:04

Which is why you get a <$100 appliance and just put your collection there, or pull it from box on your network.

DVDs are so 1990 ;)


suggestions? :D

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 18:30

I use a popcorn hour, a bit higher than $100 - but there are plenty of them at and below that price point
http://www.bestbuy.c...5&skuId=4854433
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$89.00

I use a popcorn hour A110, and pull the files from my NAS as example
http://www.popcornho...om/onlinestore/

Depends on how much you to spend, and what specific features you are looking for. But they can be found for <$100 so this clearly makes it affordable for pretty much anyone that has computers at all. If you have laptops, computers, internet access, HD TVs, etc.. and you can not afford $100 price point maybe you need to look into your budgeting of your toys.

Do you have usb disk? If so look for one that you can plug that into.. Shoot most Tv's play digital video files without a player - my son tv he just puts the files on a even a flash thumbdrive and plugs it in and plays them, etc. Some can even pull from your storage on your network, etc.

If your serious about going this route - what budget are you looking for. And do you want one where you have on device storage, or usb, or pull from your network, etc.

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 18:38

Freemake works fine for me, but I agree with the suggestion to get a player instead of converting. WD TV Live can play almost everything, as can most new Blu-Ray players or even the Xbox 360 and PS3.

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Posted 15 September 2012 - 01:12

Surprisingly, my has 2 HDMI outputs, 1 vga, and NO usb! That sucks...

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Posted 15 September 2012 - 02:59

I usually use Any Video Converter or Winff to convert files.

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Posted 15 September 2012 - 13:31

I really wanted something simple and to the point. Nothing fancy. I've researching some TV boxes, what do you think of Android Network players?

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Posted 15 September 2012 - 13:37

I really wanted something simple and to the point. Nothing fancy. I've researching some TV boxes, what do you think of Android Network players?