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Quicktime->AVI, How to: Convert-> Files??
donald1959
post Jan 31 2006, 23:31
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How may I convert Quicktime files to AVI or MPG ??
The Quicktime player crashes my custom machine
and hijacks it, too.

Arrogant company, IMHO--ENOUGH SAID.

Please give a step-by-step guide if possible.

Thanks, Donald

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Jebus
post Jan 31 2006, 23:39
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apple is arrogant and hijacks your machine? please explain. Not sure how else to convert without quicktime.
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skelly831
post Feb 1 2006, 01:07
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QuickTime may be a little resource-hungry, but i've never seen it hijack a PC.


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post Feb 1 2006, 01:12
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I use MKVToolnix when I need to remux .mov to something more usable.
http://www.bunkus.org/videotools/mkvtoolnix/


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rutra80
post Feb 1 2006, 04:10
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I transcode them to MPG with TMPGEnc & QTReader plugin.

Edit: I just noticed that on QTReader page there's also a MOV2AVI tool, haven't tried it though.

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smok3
post Feb 1 2006, 09:07
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using mencoder, example of transcoding to xvid, mp3 in avi:

mencoder file.mov -o file.avi -oac mp3lame cbr:br=128 -ovc xvid -xvidencopts bitrate=500

(in some rare cases you may even be able to simply repack them, 3ivx comes to my mind right now)

http://www.mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/HTML-single/en/MPlayer.html#mov

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