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Best tutorial site for newbie

can anybody suggest a good one to learn all this stuff?
TIA any responses

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RE stuff

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Thanks for the links, I'm comfortable with CD burning but not with the complexities of DVD. Want to learn as much as I can but right now having probs finding nfo on small things, like: Have a lot of vids I want to burn as VCDs on DVDs & play thru my DVD/TV system. I understand that AVIs need to be converted to MPEGs and then burned as VCDs to do this, but what about MPEGs..are they automatically converted to VCD in the burn process or is this another step I have to do? and what about other formats, WMV, RM etc.
OR, can I use DVDs as storage for JPEGs same as I would a CD and maintain same quality, etc.? all I find about JPEG/DVD is nfo about slide shows with motion and music, etc.
I have WinDVD Creator and Nero6 to burn with and Boilsoft AVI converter. Have both DVD+R and regular DVD to burn to.
Seem like elementary questions but can't seem to find the answers.
Any help would be REALLY appreciated.

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DVD is really not that difficult if you'll just get decent software. VCDs have no advantage over VHS tape except for space -- and the video quality is usually inferior and storage space much, much less.

My advice is to get good software that will do the editing, converting, and DVD authoring for you, like Ulead's Video Studio. (That works great for me.) There are others, too... I'm just not familiar with them.

Also, you'll need a DVD writer/burner and good discs.

And you will need patience. Despite what ads say, no one can "sit down and create a polished DVD with just a few clicks."

If you want good results you need good tools and patience to work with them.

Please read about my own methods:

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