Anyone use DVDflick and able to solve these issues?

Anyone use DVDflick?

I'll post details if you do.

Thanks.
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nickg5Asked:
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MereteCommented:
Try this one
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/MultiMedia_Applications/Q_26953265.html?cid=1131#a35397905
This the clip you wish to burn?
I have a short video clip on my desktop. It is an mp4 video and came from YouTube. It is a clip from a "nationally televised" horse race.



1. To the menu settings and chose "simply white."
Why is this step needed?
And it gave the name of the author.
What does that mean?<<
when the DVD opens in your table top player this is the menue you click on to play.
You dont have to have a menue if you dont want then select None. It will just autoplay
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So, I choose white, and accept.<< or any others on offer will do too.
And then to project settings, and I changed the "un-named project" to "test."<<
if you name this test then that is what you see when you burn it.
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Either it was not burned properly, or all three are rejecting the disc because the media is DVD+r.<<Possibly.
DVD+RW must be formatted first.

On all 3 attempts to play, the disc would load, and on my TV, I saw the name of the project, "test" and a red arrow pointed to the right.
Nothing would happen, unless I pressed play, on the remotes.
Is this normal
? <<< yes.
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During the burning I noticed lead in times.
This test was one short clip of 3 minutes.
If I had two of these, how much time would be between the two clips?
<< multiply it by the first clip added, each clip takes about teh same time to author as the first if they are they same time.
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There was at least 2 dozen episodes of no video, no audio. Maybe 30 seconds on the ending was heard and seen normally.
I dont  know why your getting that, in the project settings did you change any settings in the playback area?
Is this from one 3 minute cllip?
Did you leave the computer alone when authoring was running?
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And when playing this on my TV, the TV volume was able to increase the sound louder than when played on WMP.
Either DVDflick adjust the volume, or....? << look in the Project Settings AUDIO> volume modeifications 100%
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So, maybe the burning went wrong....or
all three of these players require DVD-r....or (??)
<< possibly.
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Like I said, when the 2nd DVD player was tried (the Lasonic was tried 2nd though it is listed #3 above) the first minute gave me the impression that it was going to play normally but stopped about 1:05 into it.<< as you saw in your previous question I burned about 12 clips to DVD of various types, WMV/ mp4/ avi/ all burned just fine.

If the clips are not corrupted and not the ones you converted in the Fox Tab AVs converter then it's either the DVD+RW need to be formatted or a setting is not right in DVD Flick.
Or your DVD players do not support this DVD+RW correctly.
It's not possible for me to accurately diagnose yoru problem.
Until we can rule out one of them or test one using a DVD-R

Do they play ok on the DVD recorder, Cyberhome CH-DVR 1500 ??
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JeremySBrownCommented:
Yes, I used DVD Flick once.
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nickg5Author Commented:
Well, I've used it twice.
So, do you know more about how to use it than I do?
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JeremySBrownCommented:
Well, DVD Flick is a authoring tool. All it does is take video file(s) and it converts them to DVD-Video so you can play them on a DVD player. You can also create your own DVD Menu's and much much more.
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MereteCommented:
Which part is giving you problems nickg5,
Did you look at the manual?
Step one put your  un-used DVD+RW in teh rom drive and close out anything that opens it.
Then opne DVD Flick drop on your clip
then go to the top Project Settings
Give it a name in Title
Click on Video target format Pal
leave everything else as is
then  Burning> Tick Burn Project to Disc
speed x4
erase disc if rewritable
tick eject Disc when done at the bottom
ACCEPT
Then at the top go to menue settings
select a menue and then Accept it
And your done now
 go to Create DVD press ok and it will do the rest and eject the disc when done.
Walk away from the PC till it's done



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MereteCommented:
You can download any snaps I gave you before by left clicking on the image.
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nickg5Author Commented:
I'll post my progress tomorrow. It is late here.
I got to the part where I click on "Create DVD" and then got unknown results.
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MereteCommented:
ok :P
I'll be at work tomorrow Monday but as our times differ that shouldnt be  a problem.
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nickg5Author Commented:
This question was started because I got to a point where the insutructions here:
http://www.experts exchange.com/Software/MultiMedia_Applications/Q_26953265.html
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Gave me unknown results.
As it turned out, I had failed to completely execute step 4.

However, when repeating the entire process to completion, and the burned disc was ejected, I still have questions and issues.

1. To the menu settings and chose "simply white."
Why is this step needed?
And it gave the name of the author.
What does that mean?

So, I choose white, and accept.
And then to project settings, and I changed the "un-named project" to "test."

I tried the disc on 3 different DVD players:
1. Maganavox DV220MW9
The 3 minute video took 9 minutes to play. There was at least 2 dozen episodes of no video, no audio. Maybe 30 seconds on the ending was heard and seen normally.
This player had no digital display. There was video just not moving. As if the frames were not connected, etc.
2. Sony HDMI model DVP-NS75H
same results here, the disc would not play properly.
3. Lasonic DVD 1100
This time it loaded and played fine for about a minute. Then the timer, or the digital display, got to around 1:05 and then the video started the same thing.
It re-loaded itself 2 times and would get to the same point, about 1:05 into the video and stop. The first try it played the entire first minute normally. On the 2nd try the first minute had some interuptions in sound and video. Not no video, just video with no movement.

Either it was not burned properly, or all three are rejecting the disc because the media is DVD+r.

On all 3 attempts to play, the disc would load, and on my TV, I saw the name of the project, "test" and a red arrow pointed to the right.
Nothing would happen, unless I pressed play, on the remotes.
Is this normal?

During the burning I noticed lead in times.
This test was one short clip of 3 minutes.
If I had two of these, how much time would be between the two clips?

The original had a rather low volume. Louder than normal coversation, but not as hight as desired. I did notice, that when it was played on WMP 11, and VLC, and Nero Essentials, all three played the sound higher in volume. However, as with a previous volume test, WMP came in third place. It's maximum volume had limits, whereas VLC and Nero allowed the audio volume to be alot higher.

During the attempts to play the disc on the DVD players, I did notice the quality of the sound and video was very good (when it did have audio and moving video)

And when playing this on my TV, the TV volume was able to increase the sound louder than when played on WMP.

Either DVDflick adjust the volume, or....?

I do remember asking a question about Nero 7 and volume, and someone said if I had 5 different clips and all had varying levels of volume, that Nero would adjust these to be uniform.
Is that true and does DVDflick do that?

The file was mp4 when played on WMP, VLC, and Nero, to do another volume test.
The file was then burned using DVDflick, and then tried on 3 different DVD players.
These DVD players are fairly old. The Magnavox is the newest one from maybe early 2009. The Sony was bought before that. And the Lasonic is very old, but plays DVD's fine.

So, maybe the burning went wrong....or
all three of these players require DVD-r....or (??)

Like I said, when the 2nd DVD player was tried (the Lasonic was tried 2nd though it is listed #3 above) the first minute gave me the impression that it was going to play normally but stopped about 1:05 into it.

Thanks.

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nickg5Author Commented:
Try this one
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/MultiMedia_Applications/Q_26953265.html?cid=1131#a35397905
This the clip you wish to burn?
...........no...........a new clip that is mp4.
It plays on all my media players so I did not convert it to AVI before using DVDflick.


1. To the menu settings and it gave the name of the author of DVDflick.
What does that mean?

(3)
Either it was not burned properly, or all three are rejecting the disc because the media is DVD+r.<<Possibly.
DVD+RW must be formatted first.
................oh no....not more complications, why can there not be a "standard?"
................my media is 5-6 years old and is new, but it is DVD + R (not RW) and made by Khypermedia. The 10 pack came with the Cyberhome.


During the burning I noticed lead in times.
This test was one short clip of 3 minutes.
If I had two of these, how much time would be between the two clips? << multiply it by the first clip added, each clip takes about teh same time to author as the first if they are they same time.
..........I mean, if I have two clips or multiple clips, how many seconds will DVDflick have between clips so they are not shown as running into each other during playback?

There was at least 2 dozen episodes of no video, no audio. Maybe 30 seconds on the ending was heard and seen normally.
I dont  know why your getting that, in the project settings did you change any settings in the playback area?
Is this from one 3 minute cllip?
Did you leave the computer alone when authoring was running?
..............did not change any settings, 3 minute clip, watched every milli second to see what was going on.

And when playing this on my TV, the TV volume was able to increase the sound louder than when played on WMP.
Either DVDflick adjust the volume, or....? << look in the Project Settings AUDIO> volume modeifications 100%
.........ok, but just mentioning that with 3 different file formats and 3 different volume test, WMP 11.0 has the "lowest maximum volume" (for unknown reasons)
Nero and VLC all have much higher maximum volumes on playback.

So, maybe the burning went wrong....or
all three of these players require DVD-r....or (??) << possibly.

Like I said, when the 2nd DVD player was tried (the Lasonic was tried 2nd though it is listed #3 above) the first minute gave me the impression that it was going to play normally but stopped about 1:05 into it.<< as you saw in your previous question I burned about 12 clips to DVD of various types, WMV/ mp4/ avi/ all burned just fine.
............my single clip of 3 minutes does not play properly on 3 DVD players.
...........should I buy a pack of DVD-r....?

If the clips are not corrupted and not the ones you converted in the Fox Tab AVs converter then it's either the DVD+RW need to be formatted or a setting is not right in DVD Flick.
...............I do not have DVD + RW. Mine is DVD+r.

Or your DVD players do not support this DVD+RW correctly.
.............I have the manual for the Magnavox. I can look in there. However, the Magnavox was the DVD player with the "worst" playback, not the best.


Until we can rule out one of them or test one using a DVD-R
................ok.........

Do they play ok on the DVD recorder, Cyberhome CH-DVR 1500 ??
............it is a recorder, not a player.
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nickg5Author Commented:
AFTER the previous attempts to burn last night, today, my computer had a malware issue. I used Malwarebytes, etc.

After that cleanup, DVDflick would not open up. It said I had the wrong license or no license, so I un-installed it and re-installed from some download page.

I started over. When I get to the window where I choose "simple white" it shows the author as D. Meuwissen. He is the publisher of DVDflick.
Are you seeing that too?

So, I proceed, and I change NO settings. I change the name to "test 2."
I did choose: eject tray after burning.

After the buffer reaches 0%, then the img burn window opens.
In it's final stage, where the word "finalizing" is seen, it goes from 0% to 8% etc, but when it gets to 99% it stops and does not complete for well over a minute.
Is this happening with you?

I tried twice. The first time it appeared to finish and opened the tray to eject the disc, but in a split second it closed the tray. It wanted to start the burning again, but it can not because the media is not RW.

I closed it all up, opened to the tray, and tried a new disc.
The same thing happens.
It closed the tray before the disc can be removed.

So, I am down to 4 blank DVD+r.
So, I'll stop, pending the problem on why the tray does not stay open, like "last night."

The Maganavox DVD player has all these as playable media:
DVD-video, DVD-rw, DVD-r, DVD+rw, DVD+r, so it should play the disc.
I'll assume for the time being, that the burning is the issue.

The only thing I can think of is:
1. the media is 5-6 years old, though still new in the package.
2. Or DVDflick has a conflict with the video clip, which is mp4.
3. Or the burning should be done with no Outlook Express and no IE browsers open.
4. All other programs closed?
5. Should my Microsoft Security Essentials be disabled, during burning?
6. 99% finalizing takes well over a minute before going to 100%.

I'm not sure why the tray is not staying open. It closes and tried to burn again. This did not happen last night.

I'll try one more time and tell you the message I get when the tray ejects and closes quickly.
I tried a 3rd and 4th time. On the last try, I held the tray open to remove the disc.

On the img burn window, I get this:
"cycling tray before verify....."
In the bottom window I get:
 "! (in a yellow triangle) waiting for device 2 become ready."
And in the top window, "device not ready, medium not present).

I'm down to 3 DVD + r for testing, and I will wait for help on this "new" issue of the tray not ejecting and staying open and "ending" the burning of the project."
It thinks I am starting over, or something.
I did not encounter this last night on the disc that burned fine, supposedly, but then when tried on the 3 DVD players, would not play properly.

And through this whole process, the tabs marked new project, open project, and save project are NOT used. (save shows the pic of a floppy)
I'm just using:
add title, menu > simple white > accept > change name > highlight burning > say YES to the question of "do you want to delete the existing destination folder" > then the encoding, etc. > then the img burn windows open. As far as the "finalising" sticking on 99% for 1-2 minutes, that happened last night.
What did not happen last night is the tray issue.

I have been inserting the media when it warns me to make sure there is a blank media installed. Should I leave the media out and let the img burn stage, find out on it's own, that there is no media in the tray?

Also, when I insert the media, Windows pops up a window asking me what I want to do. Burn data, etc.
I do not choose anything and just close the window.
It is recognizing the disc in the tray, as it does not know it is not a playable DVD, when in fact, it is not, it is blank and meant for DVDflick.

I'm in USA, are there more than one version?

Thanks.




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nickg5Author Commented:
I guess the previous two comments by me, can be glanced, at after this on, if you wish.

1. After choosing "simple white," why does the name of the publisher of DVDflick
(his specific name) show, as the author of the project?

2. If my project is 4, three minute clips, how many seconds will DVDflick allow between one clip and the next?

3. I was able to get the 3rd test, today, "test 3" out of the tray with a little force.
The disc plays perfect on the Lasonic and Magnavox players. The Sony is not loading the disc. I have the manual somewhere, and will look into that. The remote appears not to work, because "test 3 >>>" never appears on the TV screen.

4. On both DVD players, there is a -:-- top right of the screen, and lower middle-right is SP and a counter that appears to start at 35:00 and counts down until the clip is over.
Do you see that on all your DVD playbacks?
Is DVDflick putting that on the videos?

5. So, it seems the media (DVD+r) and 2 of the 3 DVD players are compatible, the burn process is working, but DVDflick is trying to close the tray immediately after the tray ejects the burned disc. (as if it thinks a new burning is eminent)

6. So, should I say yes, when it always ask me if I want to change the destination folder?

7. When I get more clips, and suppose I have 10, and I add all 10 of them, then DVDflick will put all 10 on a blank media.
What setting do I use to save that project, in case I want to burn the exact same project again?

8. Can the project be saved to a file (folder) on my desktop, and by clicking on that, with DVDflick closed, my default media player should open it up, and play all 10 clips consecutively?

9. So, my DVD+r is fine.
But, is your advice that I should switch to DVD-r for future compilation of my library of clips?
Do you recommend DVD-r or DVD-r/rw and why?

10. I have not tried to transfer a VHS tape to DVD using the Cyberhome DVD recorder. This recorder only records to DVD+r/rw.
So, if I want to use DVD-r or DVD-r/rw, I would need to get a new DVD recorder? Because, if DVD-r will play on any DVD player, and DVD+r might not, then I should switch to DVD-r and get a new DVD recorder?

Thanks.
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MereteCommented:
1.  Yes.... when choosing Simple white I see the authors name on the right, he's just promoting himself and doesnt effect your menues.

2,
Normally it continues directly to the next clip just like when you play professional DVD Video there is no gaps. But you can create chapters or markers for selective clicks on the main menue.

4, no I have never seen a counter /s when playing back my DVD Video from DVD Flick on my tabletop DVD player
I cant imagine why it's doing that.
No I dont think  DVD Flick put that there either.
This is a finalised disc and your DVD player is doing this.
full guide
http://www.dvdflick.net/guide/guide_new.pdf
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Dont know why your DVD roms closes after ejecting. Maybe another program on your system is interfering with it.
DVD Flick must be formatting the disc before it writes to it.
Because your using DVD+RW that's DVD rewritable
Each time you use one of these regardless if it's never been used/ or used it must formatted first.
I dont see that on my system. Once finalised it ejects Done and stays open.
(6)
When is it asking if you to change destination folder?
At new project?
That is because it detects another already there.
 DVD Flick will put the encoded DVD files, as well as log files of the encoding process in a folder named DVD in My Documents..
 The DVD folder created by DVD Flick will be over written everytime you start a new project unless you rename it to  DVD_old or select a new destination.
then it automatically creates a new DVD folder.
(7) Just click in Save project at the top.It saves it as a DVD Flick project file.
When you want reuse it load that.
(8)
Can the project be saved to a file (folder) on my desktop< Yes.
Just select the destination folder on your desktop and save project.

9, I prefer DVD-R  it is the standard for video DVD, no need to format it prior writes once.
It is cheaper and it's the main format I use for movies.
I have had 100% success with them so if it's not broken I wont change. New DVD players support all formats anyway so if I encounter an older player I have not wasted a DVD disc.
Only in the case of my dad's viewing docos from my cable TV  do I use DVD-RW not DVD+RW
They play fine in his modern Sony DVD player with his little TV.
The Sony DVD player was very cheap too.

10. I beg to differ,>>This recorder only records to DVD+r/rw.
just as our DVD burner on our PC will burn DVD so can it play them.
My DVR Panasonic PVR burns records and plays DVD. DVD-R DVD+R DVD-RW DVD+RW

What you have is not a straight out  DVD Player  but a DVD /VHS recorder right?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DVD_recorder#Standalone_DVD_recorders

There is just DVD Players which donot record and then there DVD /VHS recorders/players.
 and then there is DVR digital Video recorders which act as set top box for digital TV has an inbuilt tuner and hard drive with recording and burn options. Which I have.

To record VHS in one of these the VCR is connected to the AVS in on TV and the TV avs out to DVR.

If you just want a DVD player for playing DVD they come very cheap and support most DVD formats.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DVD_player

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nickg5Author Commented:
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Normally it continues directly to the next clip just like when you play professional DVD Video there is no gaps. But you can create chapters or markers for selective clicks on the main menue.
................yes, I'd like a couple second pause, maybe, between clips, just like you would want some space between songs, tracks, on a CD.

4.
no I have never seen a counter/s when playing back my DVD Video from DVD Flick on my tabletop DVD player. No I dont think  DVD Flick put that there either.
This is a finalised disc and your DVD player is doing this.
full guide
http://www.dvdflick.net/guide/guide_new.pdf
................I see the same thing on the TV with both the Magnavox and Lasonic DVD players, so it must be the disc is encoded, or it is the TV.
However when playing store bought DVD's the counter is not there, so that seems to eliminate the TV.
It starts at 35:00 (35 minutes), as if the disc burned can hold 35 minutes of video. And with the video clip being 3 minutes, it counts down to the end, around 32:00.
Not sure.

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Dont know why your DVD roms closes after ejecting. Maybe another program on your system is interfering with it.
................I'll try again but I won't make the choice to have the disc automatically ejected. Then, maybe, it will say the burning is complete and I can manually open the tray.
But, if it starts to burn again, then there is still some issue. That is what it is doing, it finishes, ejects the tray, and immediately tries to close the tray and burn again.

So, when in the process do I insert the blank media?
Can I do that before even going to the project settings?

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DVD Flick must be formatting the disc before it writes to it.
Because your using DVD+RW that's DVD rewritable.
............no, all my media are DVD + r (not RW)

9.
I prefer DVD-R it is the standard for video DVD, no need to format it prior.
...............I have 3 more DVD+r and my next supply will be DVD-r.

10.
I beg to differ >>This recorder only records to DVD+r/rw.
just as our DVD burner on our PC will burn DVD so can it play them.
My DVR Panasonic PVR burns records and plays DVD. DVD-R DVD+R DVD-RW DVD+RW
...........in the manual for my Cyberhome Digital Video Recorder model CH-DVR-1500
it says the disc suitable for "recording and playback" are only DVD+r and +rw.
it says the disc suitable for "playback" only, are DVD, DVD+r/rw or DVD-r/rw.
So, it can play a DVD-r but can not record on blank DVD-r/rw.
Unless you see something I do not.
Since DVD+r is the only type disc it will let me transfer my VHS to, then I'll have to hope my VHS on DVD+r play on my DVD players and my computer.
If they will not, I'll have to buy a new DVD recorder that can record my VHS on DVD-r/rw so they will play.
Are you seeing this as correct?

11.
What you have is not a straight out DVD Player, but a DVD /VHS recorder right?
.................yes, Cyberhome CH-DVR-1500 but it only records to DVD+r/rw and that is the why the box included a 10 pack of DVD+r.

12. There are just DVD Players which do not record and then there DVD /VHS recorders/players.
..............I have 3 DVD players. Then I have the never used DVD recorder with VHS built in, so VHS tapes can be recorded to DVD >>>> + <<<< media only.
I have a VCR that I use to put TV programs on VHS tapes.

Do you watch the multimedia applications and digital living zones?
..............I may post questions there from time to time............

It seems my only unresolved issues are:
1. Why does the tray eject the disc and then immediately try to close.
2. Since my DVD recorder can not record onto DVD-r/rw, I might need a new DVD recorder if my VHS tapes on DVD+r, won't play.
3. Why is this counter on the playback of the burned DVD's, and it is there on two different DVD players, and it not there when playing a store bought DVD.
The -:-- that is on the top right of the screen, might cover the singers face for a few seconds, seems to not change, it just stays -:--.

Thanks.

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MereteCommented:
DVD Flick is probably formatting the disc first ejects it and finalises the disc>1. Why does the tray eject the disc and then immediately try to close.

I don't have the answers for the other two.
With VCR to DVD only way to know is do it. Remember you can format the DVD rewritable. The DVD+R once written cannot be written again.

As to the symbols over the face I have never seen this.
Could be something inside the sclip since it's a live race recording off the internet and you downloaded it.
Sorry Nick I just don't know on that.
Does it do the same when you pla thios DVD in VLC?
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nickg5Author Commented:
No, the on screen things are not on the original video clips which are from YouTube. And not on VLC or store bought DVD's.
Since it is there when using two different DVD players, then.......(?)

I'll take a photo using my digital camera, and post the photo so you can see. OK?

I know DVD+r can not be used but once.
DVDflick is closing the tray immediately, as if it wants to do the burn process again.
I can try to change the setting so the tray does not open when the burn process is over, and see what happens.
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nickg5Author Commented:
Should I be using DVdflick with all other programs, browsers closed?
I assume so.....

Thanks.
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nickg5Author Commented:
Here you can see, what I see, on my TV screen even though:
1. it is there, no matter which DVD player I use.
2. it is NOT there for store bought DVDS, or VHS tapes.

Also, I thought the counter you can see bottom right started at 35:00 and counts down until the video is over. It starts below 35:00 and ends around 31:43 when the clip is over.

Also, I played the video again to get this photo.
For some reason, about 2 minutes into the clip, it stopped and struggled to finish.
I'll try to DVD (-r) and see if that helps.

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nickg5Author Commented:
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nickg5Author Commented:
you can see the:
 -:-- top right
and of course bottom right.
SP - 0:34:00

The SP only reminds me of this from VCR's.
SP (Standard Play) is the fastest and the best quality. Whatever the recording time stamped on the cassette is what you will get.
But, no VCR involved here on the DVD.
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MereteCommented:
nickg5
clears it all up straight away.
whatever is on the TV screen is displaying these regardless what you play?.
Then you have pushed a button on your TV remote control.
 The bottom progress bar thingy
That's your VCR  playing the video on the TV screen and you have set it to show the amount of time remaining.
 Look on the VCR remote control to take that out.
This thingy>   -:-- is on your TV screen <<~> it's coming from the TV remote control.
That tab makes single digitals to 2.
Normally any buttons with your TV remote control once you press it will dissappear after 5 secs but there is another button that will keep that info on the screen.
It maybe called Display.
Somewhere on your TV remote control is a button that keeps that info on the screen.
So you need to check the VCR remote control and the TV remote control.
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nickg5Author Commented:
Well, this VCR and TV have no remote.

The 3 DVD players do.

I'll unhook everything and try again on another TV.

Should DVDflick be used with all other programs closed?

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nickg5Author Commented:
thanks....watch for more of my questions...
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nickg5Author Commented:
Should DVDflick be used with all other programs closed?

Also, possibly related to the quick open and close of the disc tray after the
img/burn process, when I insert the blank media, Windows thinks I am trying to play a DVD or CD. Because a window pops up asking me what I want to do.
I've been just closing it.
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MereteCommented:
Yes preferrably Nickq5
Just close your everyday stuff, like dont open web pages and check emails and stuff.

Yes this normal>Because a window pops up asking me what I want to do.
I've been just closing it<< that's why you put the disc in first, before you start DVD Flick then close out whatever pops up.
The start DVD Flick.
This way when it's ready to burn to disc you dont need to insert a disc it just continues.
Cheers
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nickg5Author Commented:
I have never put the disc in before opening DVDflick.
But, I will try that.
I had been putting it in, at the stage where it says "make sure you have a disc inserted."
So, I had been waiting to that screen.
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nickg5Author Commented:
Is there anything you could add here:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Virus_and_Spyware/Anti-Virus/Q_26987756.html

I visited one site and followed the instructions and all it found was Yahoo Messenger.
I visited another site from a link provided and it let me to Spy Doctor which was subscription only.

MSE and Malwarebytes are not finding anything.
Does this mean that my system is clean of the Vista Anti-virus 2011 fake program
and all of it's leftovers?

Not getting an answer on that.
I can ask on other forums I guess.

Warning to all EE members....never list your question with over 250 points until the end. If you start with 500 you'll get abandonment at some point, but it will then be too late to lower the points. And though they have a grade of C, I'm told you can get suspended for giving a grade C. (??)
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MereteCommented:
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I dont know what you're asking about here nickq
If you're commenting on my absense I do work outside of EE.
I'll go over to your other question then.
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nickg5Author Commented:
100% no, not you at all....

I was referring to other threads. I've asked questions and assigned 500 points, then get one answer and they never come back for followups. Then I'm stick giving 500 points to a wrong answer or a bad answer.
So, I like to start low on points. As people jump in, I add points.

You are the best one on EE.........!........well, not to offend others, let me change that to: you are tied for #1.
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nickg5Author Commented:
The VCR stuff on the video was on the original clip, so DVDflick just burned what it saw. I never noticed that. My error.

So, even though DVDflick will convert a video to the required format, is there a file type that is "best" when heading to DVDflick?

Is AVI best, or FLV, or mp4...etc?
I know it can handle all of them, but surely there has to be a best or a "most compatible"

Thanks.

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MereteCommented:
To coin your phraze "best format for DVD Flick
In my experience the best  playback results in a DVD
 is how big the video scale is in the video clip as
DVD Flick will support just about all the formats we use and convert it to DVD

If you take a flash and drop that onto DVD Flick it will author it to DVD but the playback maybe a little distorted becuase the video scale in a flash is small.
If you dont understand what video scale is, basically that is the size of the screen dimensions when it is played back at it;s natural size. When played at full screen it alters the frames.

Any type of video that has a video scale of say 320 x 240 when authored to DVD 720x480 display size
some will play reasonably good others will have pixelation because of the original frame rates.

So the best most popular format for excellent to good  results I'd suggest  mpeg4 /mp4 / and avi /
I wouldn't use  WMV or flash /flv authored to DVD
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MereteCommented:
Nickq5  in refs to>Then I'm stick giving 500 points to a wrong answer or a bad answer.<< no never do that just either delete the question or paq it. Or accept your own comment.
You know how it works don't you?
Experts Exchange is about providing solutions that have been solved, folks look up the accepted answers for solutions. That's the Exchange part of Experts.
If they look up accepted answers for solutions and find that were given accepted for contributing not  real solution defeats the purpose don't ya think?
And wastes their time.
cheers mate I'm off for the week end now.




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nickg5Author Commented:
I did one final test on this video clip.
The only program open was DVDflick.
I removed the check mark, so that DVDflick would not eject the disc tray.
The disc was burned, and removed manually.
It played fine, this time, on all 3 DVD players, all of which are at least 3-10 years old.
Next up will be the transfer of VHS to DVD, using my DVD recorder.
If I have further questions about DVDflick, I'll put DVDflick in the title of the new question.
Maybe you'll see them. Thanks.
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MereteCommented:
That's very good to see nickg5
you finally have success.
It's simple now you know how
cheers
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