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Is there any free (as in beer, and if it's possible as in bird) tool to convert a dvd in the format DVC-PRO HD 1080 to a normal/standard dvd format so that I can play it on a normal DVD player?


EDIT:
I changed the wording a bit. We've a video in DVC-PRO HD 1080 but as far as I know it is a proprietary format. We'd like to create a standard dvd out of it. I'm not really in video encoding and dvd conversion. I thought I need to be more precise. VLC currently doesn't support DVC-PRO HD 1080.

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more info on dvc-pro: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DV#DVCPRO_HD .. appears to be a professional format, descended from DV, somewhat along the lines of avc-hd, never made it in the consumer market. your chances of finding a free tool is slim-to-none. –  quack quixote Nov 30 '09 at 11:53

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Quick Media Converter is i have used for HD to DVD

You can find your best tools over here

http://www.videohelp.com/tools/sections/all-in-one-dvd-converters

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VLC?

I don't have any DVCPro HD footage to check, but VLC might be able to play and transcode the footage.

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ffmpeg is the swiss army knife of AV conversion, but it is a command line tool. Avanti is a GUI frontend. If the standard ffmpeg build doesn't work, try ffmbc.

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You should try at least once Freemake Video converter. It supports many formats and also has the ability to convert the audio.

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