[TriLUG] Family home video dvd Question
timjowers at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 08:59:07 EST 2008
Thanks for posting James. Would you mind also saying what hardware you
are using? I bought a Linux-only video capture card as well as have an
old windows one.
On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 8:56 AM, James Jones <jc.jones at tuftux.com> wrote:
> Final update on my home burned family videos.
> The method used to create the "failed" videos was as follows:
> 1. capture, edit and export video to mpeg all within kino.
> 2. create iso using above mpeg with DeVeDe authoring application
> 3. burn iso to dvd using K3B
> I discovered that I could use Kino to do the authoring step as well, so I tried:
> 1. capture, edit, export video to mpeg and author all within kino.
> 2. use kino option to launch K3B as well
> These -R dvd's work just fine in all my dvd players. Not sure what was
> going on within DeVeDe, but now I am happy that I can finally complete
> this project.
> Thanks for all the input.
> On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 9:33 PM, James Jones <jc.jones at tuftux.com> wrote:
>> I purchased some -R dvd blanks today and burned a home movie on one. I
>> tried to play it on the Samsung that wouldn't play the +R dvd. It
>> would not play the -R either. The error message on the tv screen says
>> "This disc can not be played.
>> Please check the TV system". The Samsung does play commercially made movies.
>> In October, I purchased a magnavox dvd player at the beach ( from
>> walmart ). It played commercially made dvd movies while we were there.
>> It will not play
>> either +R or -R home made videos. Only message I get on the magnavox
>> is "Disc Error".
>> All of my homemade video dvd's play on my jvc XV-NP10. ( Both + and - R's )
>> Should I be adding something in either kino, devede authoring, or in
>> k3b so that all dvd players will recognize the homemade dvds?? region?
>> copyright? other?
>> I have 10 family members waiting on these dvd's of their mother's past
>> birthdays, so any help would be appreciated.
>> On Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 12:34 AM, Matt Pusateri
>> <mpusateri at wickedtrails.com> wrote:
>>> If I recall the site correctly (http://www.videohelp.com/dvdplayers )
>>> This site used to list what type of media people had success with, as
>>> well as specs on different players. Hopefully I got the right site :)
>>> And Merry Christmas everyone and may you New Year be filled with
>>> Health, Prosperity, and gadgets(that run Linux of course)
>>> Matt P.
>>> On Dec 24, 2008, at 6:16 PM, James Jones wrote:
>>>> I burned some family videotapes to dvd. I used kino to edit the
>>>> digital video tapes, deeveedee to create the movie iso and k3b to burn
>>>> the dvd.
>>>> The DVD's play on multiple dvd players on computers, on most dvd
>>>> players but some family members have samsung dvd players. The known
>>>> playable dvd's will not play on the samsung dvd player. On the
>>>> internal dvd menu screen, it begins to load and immediately goes to
>>>> stop. No error message on internal screen and only a message on the tv
>>>> that says "This dvd cannot be played". ( or words to that effect ).
>>>> My thinking is that the player tests for some message to indicate that
>>>> it is a commercially made dvd and if it doesn't see that , stops all
>>>> Anyone that knows what is going on give me a clue. And if anyone knows
>>>> how to make dvds playable on player's that doesn't want to play
>>>> homemades, please educate me.
>>>> Jc Jones
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