Problems whilst converting AVI to MPEG

By atherton1989
Sep 3, 2006
  1. Hi im not sure if this is the right forum to place this on but so be it:

    i have a video file that is .avi i have used a program that has converted it to a .Mpeg format as i want to burn it to make a VCD, but the problem i now have is the file is 800MB, and the CD i wish to burn it to is 700MB, is there a way, with or without another program that can compress the video down to 700MB but it still be playable as an VCD on a DVD player?
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    You could always purchase some 800MB cd-r`s, this would save you the problem of trying to compress the file.

    Just a thought.

    Regards Howard :)
  3. stevenazari

    stevenazari TS Rookie Posts: 44

    you need a compressor that can take out frames, I use cucusoft avi to mpeg as its pretty good at this sort of thing go to and have a look at the ratings at the software, my knowledge on this sort of thing is a bit dated but I know you can drop the extra 100mb
  4. atherton1989

    atherton1989 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 19

    thanks for your help guys...has anyone got any other ideas please?
  5. F1N3ST

    F1N3ST TS Rookie Posts: 596

    Make the resolution smaller, google it for programs...
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