Visual Hub encoding to .iso

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by gixxerfool, Jun 7, 2008.

  1. gixxerfool macrumors 65816


    Jun 7, 2008
    Hey guys, New to the forum and new to Macs of about two weeks ago.:apple:

    So I have a PAL disc that I have been trying to convert to NTSC, I tried the patch method through MydvdEdit and I can't seem to figure out the aspect ratio with the subpictures so any of the subtitles are off the screen.

    After way too many attempts with MydvdEdit I decided to try transcoding. I have Visualhub and tried just the one .vob file clicked the convert to dvd tab and hit author dvd. It made an .iso file which I burned to disc using Disk Utilty, Worked great!:D

    So I decided to do the rest of the dvd. I load in all of the .vob's and hit the same settings. It starts to read the video_TS.vob file and it sets and an Applescript message that it can't convert "" to a number (-1700). I click ok then it converts the rest of the files. After the conversion is complete I go to burn the .iso to the disc through disc utility again and the folder is empty and it says that the image failed to mount unknown file type .ISO. :mad:

    I don't know if I am doing something wrong or if I'm converting the wrong files.

    Any help to clear this up would be appreciated.

    Thanks in advance,
  2. MBHockey macrumors 68040


    Oct 4, 2003
    New York
    I'd head over to the Techspansion forums. The developer there is really good at fixing issues as long as you supply him with the logs.
  3. gixxerfool thread starter macrumors 65816


    Jun 7, 2008
    Thanks! I went ahead and registered and found similar issues with no fixes posted. So here's hoping.
  4. gmanterry macrumors regular


    May 31, 2008
    Phoenix, AZ
    Here is something that worked for me.

    I wanted a copy of a French film to play on my American DVD player. So I bought the movie on Amazon in France. I then ripped it on MacTheRipper. Be aware that you can only rip DVDs when the computer is set for the same Zone the DVD is for. I have several Macs so I have one set for region 2 and another set for region 4. I used the region 2 Mac to rip the DVD (which I bought on Amazon) and then used ffmpegX to convert the VOBs to DV. Digital video is what you get out of a video camera. The next two steps I used Final Cut Pro to concatenate the DV files and convert it to MP2. Then used DVD Studio Pro to create the DVD. The actual conversion was done (I believe) by ffmpegX. Not fast but not difficult either. That's my experience. Hope it helps.

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