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How do I convert Quicktime 4 (MOV) files to MPEG-1?

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What kind of program do I need for this, and is there a freeware or shareware version available? Thanks
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by:cheekycj
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You have to buy the full version of QuickTime 4.
Then you'll have under the "File" menu an "Export" item. I recomend that you choose : AVI, Cinepak, Best Quality, No key frame, No bitrate limit.
Once you've got the avi you can use TMPGEnc to encode it to MPEG-1...
http://www.jamsoft.com/tmpgenc/
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by:weed
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Just use QuickTime Pro to go straight from QT to MPEG-1.
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sturobinson17 earned 200 total points
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First convert the MOV file to a AVI, then to MPEG.

Read these links and try some of the shareware downloads...

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*http://vcdhelp.com/mov2avi.htm  *
*converting from MOV to AVI      *
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* converting Mov to MPG          *
* http://vcdhelp.com/movtompg.htm*
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You can get a trial version of Adobe Premier which will help.


http://download.cnet.com/downloads/0-10079-100-1815080.html?tag=st.dl.10000-103-1.lst-7-9.1815080

http://download.cnet.com/downloads/0-1896422-100-6625228.html?tag=st.dl.10000-103-1.lst-7-10.6625228

http://download.cnet.com/downloads/0-10072-100-3898101.html?tag=st.dl.10000-103-1.lst-7-2.3898101

regards...

Stu
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by:rperies
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Thanks mate, that was exactly what I was looking for =)
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by:cheekycj
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thats what I stated.. quicktime to avi to mpeg.

CJ
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by:wrsinclair
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I like a program called Cleaner for this type of work.
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by:Scott659
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But does cleaner really work on a windows 2003 server?

http://www.avidware.net/Co-Location-Los-Angeles.asp
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by:wrsinclair
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No, it's a desktop app.
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by:Scott659
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So it is not a service? It could be run on Windows 2003, but only on the workstation part of the Operating System.

regards,

Scott
http://www.avidware.net
Los Angeles computer service
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by:weed
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At what point did Cleaner have to run on a server?
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by:wrsinclair
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Correct.
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by:wrsinclair
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No point.  You could run it on Server 2003 even though the OS is not optimized for those types of apps.
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by:Scott659
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Does anyone know where I can find topics relating to the following?

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by:gavmiester
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You may want to have a look at www.videohelp.com as they are an excellent source of tools, especially for conversion and transcoding.  Lots of links to trial versions and free software, as well as tutorials.  procoder 2 and tmpgenc maybe worth a look for you?

cheers
Gav

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by:nikki_hill
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I use Adobe Premiere Pro to export movie file with different extensions. u can download a trial version at http://www.adobe.com/products/tryadobe/main.jsp#product=98
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