I was wondering how to convert, PAL to NTSC. I own Thunderbirds dvd and would like to convert it to NTSC. I have hamster video converter but not sure how to use it. Any help would be appreciated. I own Nero but it does not have recode.
Sorry I can't answer your question directly but I can offer some opinions. I don't think it's a very easy thing to do without dealing with menu problems, ghosting and jaggies. I'm not sure how good the converted copy will turn out, if you're not picky it might be OK then. There are several guides on the net using various apps.
If you're in the market for a new DVD player, get one that supports PAL playback. Or if your current DVD player plays other formats such as DivX or MPG files, convert your DVDs to those, which is easy.
I don't know of any software-based PAL:NTSC DVD converters (begin with PAL disc, end up with perfect NTSC clone disc) so some intermediate steps will at least give you the programming either in files kept on your hard drive or in ISO form for burning to a DVD with your own set of menus. An added benefit of doing it that way is freedom from evil region code craziness.
I know it's only fooling the dvd player into thinking it's a NTSC dvd, but it's worth a try to see if it works. If it works on your dvd player great, if not, well the dvd disc's are relatively cheap these days.
I've played the disc's I've used ifoedit on in a 20 dollar no name dvd player, a tv with a built in dvd player, my sony 5 disc dvd changer and my new sony BDP-CX960 400 disc blu-ray megachanger with no problem.
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