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    Is there an ap out there to convert qucktime .mov video files to mpeg?

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    u might wanna look into mplayer. Though i guess u will need the codecs for the mov file, and also the codecs for what you are converting to.
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    err, i dont know about mencoder (mplayers encoder)

    just because you can play it doesnt mean you can encode to it.
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    Well, i haven;t had any problems encoding to DivX or XviD using mencoder. I think the codec packages come with codecs for encoding and decoding, so (usually, as far as i know) if u can play it, u can encode it) I haven't installed any particulay divx codecs specifically for encoding.
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    Why convert it to another proprietary format? Convert it to Ogg Theora.

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    i think xvid is an open format
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    Quote Originally Posted by benjamin20
    i think xvid is an open format
    Indeed it is. Hence i use it over DivX
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