Help! - I need to cut video files (1 Viewer)

vitoria_Ally

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Jul 14, 2002
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Can anyone help me with such thing?

I need to cut video files, but I would like to get sth simple to use.
Like: I mark the place I want to cut, choose option: delete after this mark, save the rest - and the end of work. It's possible with mp3 files, is is possible with video files?

I used Virtual Dub, but this is weird thing :(
I wanted only cut too long file, but I had to record sth, then I needed sth to compress files :confused: and as final result I got 2,5 GB file from 600 MB.

Any easy way to cut files?? Please? :)
 

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Signor

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Jul 13, 2002
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what's wrong with Virtual Dub, I am using it and it's working perfectly for me.

tell me what do you want to do exactly, may be i can help you !!
 
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vitoria_Ally

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  • Thread Starter #4
    So:
    I have on huge video, it's 800 MB big, and I want to burn it on CD.
    And the end of video is unnecessary for me, so I want to cut off about 100-120 MB, the end part.
    So after such cut the video should have about 700 MB.

    How to do that?
     

    gray

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    Apr 22, 2003
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    Yes, VirtualDub is a very good program. Perhaps you should encode the video using the DivX plugin

    Go to Video --> Compression and click on the DivX 5.0.3 Codec , keep the default settings and save the file

    To get it, go to http://www.divx.com

    If that doesn't work, tell me exactly what u wanna do and i can help a bit more. Good luck :thumb:
     

    Signor

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    open the Video file using Virtual Dub, then move the Video slider to where the unnecessary part starts, then from the Edit menu pick----> set selection start, then again Move the video slider till the end of the unnecessary part , and from the edit menu pick ----> set selection end, then press the delete button on your keyboard.

    If you want to keep the Stream as it is without any compression, then from the Video menu pick ------> Direct stream copy. or else use the compression option on the Video menu too.

    then you have to save the file, Press F7 to do that.

    I hope I was of any help to you :)
     
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    vitoria_Ally

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  • Thread Starter #8
    OMG I did it!! :extatic:
    Guys thank you soooooo much for your kind help, you both were helpful! :kiss:
    And Dark, thanks for "step by step" lesson :cheesy:
     
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    vitoria_Ally

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  • Thread Starter #15
    Guys, I've got one more question about video files :)

    I've got some video in rm. format, for Real Player.
    But I would like to change it to .avi format.

    I couldnt open it with VirualDub.

    So what other program should I use to change .rm to .avi?
     
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    vitoria_Ally

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  • Thread Starter #17
    Thank you Dark :)

    It works, I converted it :cheesy:
    However the new avi video is much bigger. From 3 MB I got 14 MB, I hope I didnt make any mistake...
     

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