SVCD burning issues

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by Wutaku, Feb 24, 2004.

  1. Wutaku macrumors newbie

    Feb 24, 2004
    I am currently trying to take my .avi movies and burn them onto an SVCD. the movies all seem to be coded in Divx format, becuase QT is not playing it, but Mplayer and VLC are.

    I've taken my movies through ffmpegx, and i use the quick preset of SVCD. I wind up with three different files, one of the mpeg itself, one with only audio, and one with video and audio.

    I then go to my Toast 6 and drag the mpeg file into it, select the Video tab and SVCD and burn.

    But...when i put it into my DVD player or onto any other computer, i get nothing.

    Plz help.
  2. SpaceMagic macrumors 68000


    Oct 26, 2003
    Cardiff, Wales
    same here, toast SVCDs or VCDs never work in my DVDs players nor on os x dvd player.. in fact not even in VCD... really odd
  3. CmdrLaForge macrumors 601


    Feb 26, 2003
    around the world

    I use iMovie and Toast 6 to create SVCDs. No problem with them at all. But I can't really help you unless you better specify what exact hardware and apps you are using.
  4. Wutaku thread starter macrumors newbie

    Feb 24, 2004
    I am pretty new to Macs, so excuse my ignorance, I've been a PC user for the past 15 years.

    But, I have a Mac dual g5, Mac OS x 10.3.

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