Convert DVD Movie to Nero Digital

This guide show's how to use Nero Recode 2 to convert a DVD movie to Nero Digital. The Nero Digital codec is based on MPEG-4, therefore it produces higher quality video at lower birates, allowing you to store entire DVD movies in files small enough to fit on CD-Rs. This guide converts just the main movie quickly to Nero Digital.

Introduction & Requirements

Nero Recode 2 - Get it from the Nero Digital site, either a trial or purchase a full version.

You need to have enough disk space to store the encoded files, which in this guide will be 1.4GB (to fit on 2 CD-Rs). Nero Recode 2 cannot handle copy protected DVDs, for this reason if you have a copy protected DVD, you will need to find a way to bypass the copy protection to make a backup to Nero Digital. Read this guide here for more details.

What we want to do

Ok the fist thing you will see when you run Nero Recode is a choice between two different things to do. For this guide you need to select the second option, which is Recode Main Movie to Nero Digital.

This guide is opening a DVD folder (VIDEO_TS) that has been stored on the Hard Disk after being ripped from DVD.

Table of Contents

  1. 1. Introduction & Requirements
  2. 2. DVD Video, Audio and Subtitles settings
  3. 3. Quality Settings
  4. 4. Output Settings
Written by: James Delahunty