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Pegasys offers competitive upgrade for authoring suite

Written by Rich Fiscus (Google+) @ 16 Mar 2009 23:57 User comments (6)

Pegasys offers competitive upgrade for authoring suite Pegasys, the company that sells the popular TMPGEnc line of products, is offering a discount on their latest authoring suite. TMPGEnc Authoring Works 4 features DVD, Blu-ray, DivX and DivX Ultra authoring.
If you already own a competitor's DVD or Blu-Ray authoring software you may be eligible to receive a $20 Amazon.com gift card with a purchase of the full version of TMPGEnc Authoring Works 4 from the Pegasys online store.

The offer is only good for owners of box products. If you downloaded the competitor's software it's not eligible for this competitive upgrade offer.

See the Pegasys website for more details.

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6 user comments

117.3.2009 11:55

Sounds like a very cool software program. However, I would like to know why it is that despite using those DL standard definition discs I have only been able to fit about 2 and a half hours max of content on them, while commercial DVD's seem to be able to fit much more than that on theirs. Their the same size cause I'm able to copy movies to them but for some reason the DVD's I mkae from downloaded video end up with much less content than I would like. Is it simply a matter of file size that is my problem. I use the Uled Movie Factory. I know some programs like Roxio's DVD Creator has the "fit to disc" feature which adjusts the quality of the files you import in order to the fit them on your disc. I'd rather not have to go that route in order to pile on more content. Any ideas?

217.3.2009 13:44
varnull
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you can only get so much water in a bucket.. dvdauthor does more than this program and it's free.

317.3.2009 15:21

Originally posted by varnull:
you can only get so much water in a bucket.. dvdauthor does more than this program and it's free.
Get a bigger bucket.

417.3.2009 19:00


517.3.2009 23:51

Originally posted by 5fdpfan:
Sounds like a very cool software program. However, I would like to know why it is that despite using those DL standard definition discs I have only been able to fit about 2 and a half hours max of content on them, while commercial DVD's seem to be able to fit much more than that on theirs. Their the same size cause I'm able to copy movies to them but for some reason the DVD's I mkae from downloaded video end up with much less content than I would like. Is it simply a matter of file size that is my problem. I use the Uled Movie Factory. I know some programs like Roxio's DVD Creator has the "fit to disc" feature which adjusts the quality of the files you import in order to the fit them on your disc. I'd rather not have to go that route in order to pile on more content. Any ideas?
You are only going to get so much data onto a disc before you start hammering its qaulity, you have to resize videos into proper SD or HD format that alone should even out space issues.

Commercial discs are generally DL discs thus why they have more content...LOL

Anyway compare the content from a whole dvd copy and a complied disc of riped data that's re encoded from DVD to AVI back to DVD.

Its not so much a size issue as various qaulity AVIs or higher than SD stranded AVIs make it more tricky to fit onto the same disc type.

If you want max qaulity/data your going to have to re encode the AVIs to a more standard resolution and bit rate.

618.3.2009 1:19

Originally posted by ZippyDSM:
You are only going to get so much data onto a disc before you start hammering its qaulity, you have to resize videos into proper SD or HD format that alone should even out space issues.

Commercial discs are generally DL discs thus why they have more content...LOL

Anyway compare the content from a whole dvd copy and a complied disc of riped data that's re encoded from DVD to AVI back to DVD.

Its not so much a size issue as various qaulity AVIs or higher than SD stranded AVIs make it more tricky to fit onto the same disc type.

If you want max qaulity/data your going to have to re encode the AVIs to a more standard resolution and bit rate.
Well said. also mind what you going to be playing it on a standard TV 20-27in. would look good at about (320x480 NTSC)(310x576 PAL/SECAM). anything bigger would be good at about (580x480 NTSC) (570x576 PAL/SECAM).

also to take note on a Standard TV x480 is always NTSC and 576 is always PAL/SECAM.

all DVD's are in a 720x format.

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