Originally Posted by btc9800
This info is great. It would be interesting to learn more about converting "my DVD movies (another topic) to XVID/DIVX".......care to share. Or point me in the right direction ?
As far as figuring how to auto your tv input........
You will................'cuz your a whiz kid !!!!!!!!!!!
It would be more than a few paragraphs to explain how I do it, but there are numerous well written articles written on the subject. However I will just mention what I use in which order, than you can use Google to read more details into it.
If I'm doing a straight DVD to .AVI (DIVX/XVID) conversion I just use "FairUse" about 2.5-3 Hours (depending on movie length) on my 1.8Ghz Laptop.
If I want to edit out Credits (and more) as an example. I use "DVDShrink" than output the result to an .ISO File. Than I use "FairUse" to convert that .ISO into .AVI (DVIX/XVID) takes about same amount of time.
"FairUse" has a drop down option to convert for "Stand Alone Player" which works great with both of my Pioneers DV-400V and DV-410V.
This is great because I no longer have to worry about the chance of Damaging my Original DVD's in any manor. Dont ask me how, but I forgot to remove a DVD already in the tray and put another one ontop and the results were not pretty.