[Matroska-users] Re: [Matroska-devel] (no subject)

Christian HJ Wiesner chris at matroska.org
Tue Oct 11 07:15:24 CEST 2005


try DVD Santa 4.0 from http://www.dvdsanta.com . If the MKV file will 
play in Windows Mediaplayer, or any other DirectShow based player (like 
MPC, Zoomplayer, TCMP), DVD Santa will be able to open it directly and 
convert it into DVD or S-VCD. Please report back if it worked for you or 

matroska project admin

Erik Nguyen schrieb:

> My Reply
> _______________________________________________________________________________ 
> What i wanted to do is to convert it to a avi english format so I can 
> convert the avi to a dvd format so i can watch it on TV.
> if you have a alternative way can you please Notify me about it.
> Thank you
> _______________________________________________________________________________ 
>> From: Christian HJ Wiesner <chris at matroska.org>
>> Reply-To: chris at matroska.org
>> To: Discussion about the current and future development of Matroska 
>> <matroska-devel at lists.matroska.org>,  notorious_namer at hotmail.com
>> Subject: Re: [Matroska-devel] (no subject)
>> Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2005 20:40:57 +0200
>> Hi Erik,
>> thanks for your interest in our project, especially about converting 
>> MKV files into other, obviously preferred, formats. However, i am 
>> having a number of problems with your email :
>> 1. Could you please tell us what program you were using to 'convert' 
>> your MKV into a 3 GB AVI file ? Do you really think that we have the 
>> time to guess that ?
>> 2. May we know the purpose of your planned conversion into AVI ?
>> 3. AVI can hold up to 99 tracks in one file IIRC, makes 98 audio 
>> tracks if one video track is present. So why would you insist in 
>> getting separate AVIs for every language then ( see 2.) ?
>> 4. MKV is developed to overcome the numerous existing limitations of 
>> AVI. For this very reason, most MKV files are simply speaking not 
>> convertable into AVI, depending on the used codecs and if the file is 
>> VFR or not. What codecs are being used in your MKV file ? Is it VFR 
>> (Variable Framerate) ? and where did you get it from ?
>> Thanks for answering our questions, enabling us to help you with what 
>> you are trying to do (whatever it is)
>> Christian
>> matroska project admin
>> http://www.matroska.org
>> OpenDML AVI can
>> Erik Nguyen schrieb:
>>> My Name is Erik Nguyen
>>>          I am wondering if Your making a program that convert MKV to 
>>> a AVI format and
>>> also splits up the languages as well.  When i was converting a MKV 
>>> filr i realize that it
>>> had no sound and it decompress to a 3GB file.  I want a program 
>>> thats split them up
>>> separately.
>>> like
>>> one english avi
>>> one japanese avi
>>> etc.
>>> i realize that the converted file was not just one avi but more than 
>>> one.  And becasue of it i can't seem to make it play one langauge.  
>>> this lead me to think that the sound was not able to work because of 
>>> it.  if u have a program that convert it properply can u send me a link
>>> thank you
>>> PS  If you don't know any or have a program like that can  you 
>>> develop one as a project.
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