[Matroska-users] MKV to video DVD

Ivan Kowalenko ivan.kowalenko at gmail.com
Mon Nov 27 17:08:45 CET 2006


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On Nov 12, 2006, at 11.46, Steve Lhomme wrote:

> xavierdurant at free.fr wrote:
>>     Hi matroska team,
>> How can i do a video DVD (for Lounge player) with an .MKV file  
>> under Mac OS X ?
>
> I don't think there's a fancy tool to do that. But you might be  
> able to transcode your matroska file to MPEG audio and video with  
> VLC. Then you can hopefully import that in iDVD.

Sorry for the late reply, but GMail was giving me some trouble.

An easier way to do this is to use ffmpegX to transcode the video  
into a DVD-ready folder (VIDEO_TS) with properly formatted and  
configured VOB files, then use Toast Titanium to burn the VIDEO_TS  
folder into a playable disc. The result will be non-region coded, so  
it'll play anywhere, and far less annoying than dealing with iDVD  
(which only deals with DV video, by the way. It doesn't like anything  
compressed, or in any other containers, this includes DV data in an  
AVI file. And it especially hates MPEG-2 inputs)


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