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suomalainen
November 16th, 2008, 05:48 PM
Ubunterso,

I have a collection of family videos that I want to burn onto a DVD. When I right clicked on the folder they are in it says size is 4.0 GB.

I use DeVeDe to produce an ISO image to burn to DVD.

When the image creation process was over, DeVeDe creaded an ISO image that was 14.3 GB! Wow....

So I can't burn this to a Single (just 1) DVD......

Who out there can tell me what I need to do to make this happen? Meaning everything to only 1 DVD!!!

Thanks! Very Much!

P.S. Files in folder are avi format

binbash
November 16th, 2008, 05:56 PM
you can click adjust disk usage BUT it will loose a lot of quality.WHen adding the video navigate to advance options , disable ac3 sound, reducing final size also make it smaller.After that click adjust disk usage.


OR

You can split the video before adding to devede and you can create 2 dvds with better quality

Steve1961
November 16th, 2008, 05:58 PM
You could also try using k9copy which should shrink the iso to a standard dvd size

suomalainen
November 16th, 2008, 06:05 PM
I don't have k9copy. If I were to install it how would the process look exactly?

Thanks

binbash
November 16th, 2008, 06:07 PM
I dont think k9copy will work for shrinking at this case because you dont have a dvd structure.THO i didnt use k9copy since i dont have kde installed.

suomalainen
November 16th, 2008, 06:09 PM
you can click adjust disk usage BUT it will loose a lot of quality.WHen adding the video navigate to advance options , disable ac3 sound, reducing final size also make it smaller.After that click adjust disk usage.


I cannot see "AFTER THAT CLICK ADJUST DISK USAGE". Where is this feature????

Steve1961
November 16th, 2008, 06:10 PM
I'm not in front of my main computer now so this is from memory. Just launch k9copy and open the iso - I think it can read direct from an iso, but if not also install gmountiso. Then select the full dvd and hit the backup button. That's basically it. here's alink:

http://www.dvd-guides.com/content/view/213/59/

binbash
November 16th, 2008, 06:12 PM
image :

http://img393.imageshack.us/img393/2820/test1am2.png

suomalainen
November 16th, 2008, 07:45 PM
Steve1961,

The link you sent me containing the instructions states the following:

"Keep in mind that after creating a DVD, k9copy will not remove the temporary files, so remember to remove them manually."

Do you know where these temporary files are located???

Thanks again.

Steve1961
November 16th, 2008, 07:51 PM
Steve1961,

The link you sent me containing the instructions states the following:

"Keep in mind that after creating a DVD, k9copy will not remove the temporary files, so remember to remove them manually."

Do you know where these temporary files are located???

Thanks again.

By default I think they're created in ~/k9copy but check in the options menu to make sure. Basically it creates a dvd folder that needs to be deleted once you've finished.

Efros
November 16th, 2008, 07:52 PM
I would mount the iso and then use dvdshrink under wine, works flawlessly.

Steve1961
November 16th, 2008, 07:56 PM
I would mount the iso and then use dvdshrink under wine, works flawlessly.

shouldn't need to mount the iso, and I've found that k9copy has now reached a stage of maturity where I would rate it as much better and more reliable than dvdshrink - which is no longer being developed. In fact, the reason I moved to k9copy about 6 months ago was because dvdshrink had issues the encryption of some DVDs

suomalainen
November 16th, 2008, 08:00 PM
Steve1961,

Sorry for this rather stupid question but I cannot find the file/folder where K9Copy is located.

Would you mind showing me.... Sorry.....

suomalainen
November 16th, 2008, 08:03 PM
P.S.

Steve1961,

Are we talking about "Output Directory" here???

If so, I created it on my desktop, for easy removal....

See attach.

Steve1961
November 16th, 2008, 10:16 PM
P.S.

Steve1961,

Are we talking about "Output Directory" here???

If so, I created it on my desktop, for easy removal....

See attach.


Yep, that's the one.

Efros
November 16th, 2008, 10:46 PM
Had a quick rifle through k9copy looks pretty good, dvdshrink would still have worked and as the query was about home videos encryption wouldn't have been an issue. Still next time I have an iso or a dvd to be copied I'll give k9copy a whirl.