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How to change .mov files to .avi or .mpg files.

by Sharif / November 30, 2003 4:54 AM PST

Hello
Is there a way to change the .mov files to other format like .avi or .mpg ?? Is there a software for doing that??
Any help will be highly appreciated.
Many thanks

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Re:How to change .mov files to .avi or .mpg files.
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 30, 2003 6:33 AM PST

Sharif,

I don't use the programs, but there are plenty of selections by doing a "Google" search. Remember that .mov files are Quicktime files and can be viewed by using that viewer. But to "convert" them to other file types, check at the options at the link below:

Google Search for "convert .mov files to .avi or .mpg "

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Two methods.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 30, 2003 7:08 AM PST

1. Buy the full version of Quicktime from Apple.
2. I can't justify that, so I was happy when Ulead's DVD Moviefactory would covert it to MPG along the way to making a VCD or DVD.

I know of no free tools that can do this. Let alone do it so easily.

Bob

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Re: How to change .mov files to .avi or .mpg files.
by marshur / October 12, 2004 11:21 PM PDT

Has anyone found a good free program that will do this yet?

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Free if you WORK AT IT!!!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 12, 2004 11:29 PM PDT
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Re: How to change .mov files to .avi or .mpg files.
by marshur / October 13, 2004 1:07 AM PDT

Can .mov files be recorded, or burned onto a CD to be viewed on TV,(DVD Player). If so, what kind of CD needs to be used?

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Mov to VCD... Lots of work...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 13, 2004 1:32 AM PDT
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How to change .mov files to .avi or .mpg files.
by hoonercat / March 6, 2013 12:34 PM PST
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Enough Responses To This Old Thread...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / March 6, 2013 11:59 PM PST

...have occurred and should be sufficient.. Locking it now.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Re: How to change .mov files to .avi or .mpg files.
by joe90t / November 4, 2004 11:55 PM PST

Yes there is you can use "mainconcept MPEG Encoder" which lets your change any format ie avi to svcd, avi to vcd etc. If you change your avi's to svcd's you burn them start off with nero6 on to cd

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Just for kicks. Did you noticethe date
by Ray Harinec / November 5, 2004 12:03 AM PST

of the original post????

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