Make a VCD from an AVI Using Avidemux and K3b

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Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting capabilities.

K3b is a GUI frontend to the cd recording programs cdrdao and cdrecord. Its aim is to provide a very user friendly interface to all the tasks that come with cd recording.

from mp3, ogg vorbis, and wav files (on-the-fly or with images)
* cd-text support
* ID3-tag support
* little gimmick: hide the first track (so that you have to search back
from the beginning of the cd to find it)
* volume level normalization (only when writing with an image)

Install Avidemux and K3b in Ubuntu

First you need to check you have installed Avidemux and K3b packages if not use the following command to install

sudo avidemux K3b

This will complete the installation.

Make a VCD from an AVI Using Avidemux and K3b

In Avidemux, from the menu select Auto->VCD, then select a filename. It will create an mpg, saving to your Home directory by default.

In K3b, from the menu select File->New Project->New Video CD Project. Drag and drop the mpg you created in step 1. Click Burn.

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6 Responses

  1. guest says:

    sudo avidemux K3b

    Um, that installs nothing!

  2. Jake says:

    sudo apt-get install avidemux K3b

  3. Dion says:

    To k3b and avidemux you have to issue the command like this:

    sudo apt-get install avidemux K3b

  4. Daiji says:

    fyi, it should actually be

    sudo apt-get install avidemux k3b vcdimager

    Because K3b uses VCDImager to set up the VCD image.

  5. Alik says:

    What about subtitles?
    How do I make them appear on the (s)vcd?

  6. Nyi Htut says:

    i want my jpg file to make slideshow vcd with music
    which software can i used?

    thanks and regards

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