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how do I convert downloaded films to a DVD?

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SpandexIsMyEnemy Sun 05-Oct-08 17:42:00

with .avi files.

some are played in windows others in DIX is it?

I've been trying to burn them in windows but it's no good for my DVD player.

onager Sun 05-Oct-08 22:08:24

You can play them on the PC if you install DIVX which is free.

New DVD players (for the TV) with DIVX stamped on them will play AVI files directly, but otherwise yes you need to convert and ConvertXtoDVD is pretty straightforward one to use, but it costs 44euros to buy...

I can't think off hand of a good, easy to use free one, but other people might have suggestions

onager Sun 05-Oct-08 22:11:52

Given that you can get up to say 20 AVI files on a DVD instead of using 20 DVDs it's probably worth getting a new DVD player and saving yourself some hassle (depending on how much you will be doing this)

SpandexIsMyEnemy Sun 05-Oct-08 22:33:28

tbh I can't afford a new DVD player.

thanks thou for your help.

onager Sun 05-Oct-08 23:20:52

You might be able to get ConvertXtoDVD at the same place you got the AVIs

PinkPurple Mon 06-Oct-08 20:13:53

download ConvertXtoDVD here

PinkPurple Mon 06-Oct-08 20:14:34

oops didnt notice Onagers last post blush

SpandexIsMyEnemy Mon 06-Oct-08 22:55:11

watch this space! have down loaded it plus a key??? so god knows what that means/ what I do with it! but ho hum we'll give it a try, need to free some space on here!

PinkPurple Mon 06-Oct-08 22:58:02

dont worry, the keygen bit is usually fairly straight forward to sort out.

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