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how can i convert vob(dvd mini cam corder) files into mpeg

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Hello, I just recently purchase a Panasonic mini DVD camcorder. I ma having trouble in trying to edit my movie . I think it's because the format on the mini DVD is in VOB, and AVI . How can I convert these files into mpeg so I may edit them with u-lead 8.

Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Dustin replied 11 years ago.
Search Google for AVI Conversion software or application :,GGLD:2003-52,GGLD:en&q=avi+conversion+application+free

You can get a 20 day free trial on some:

I'm sure there is a totally free one out there, but it usually takes some time to find it.
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Dustin's Post: I tried this already and the problem is that due to the fact that it's trial it doesn't convert all the files and therefore i really don't know if it will work. Unless I purchase it.
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Expert:  Paul replied 11 years ago.
So does you DVD camcorder record in AVI or VOB?

Customer: replied 11 years ago.
I found out that u-lead also has a program which is probably best especially if im going to use u-lead to edit my movie.
Expert:  Paul replied 11 years ago.

And this programs name is?

Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Paul's Post: vob with bup and ifo files too
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Paul's Post: ulead tool box.
The ripper you mentioned i tried yesterday and that takes way to long to convert files.
Expert:  Paul replied 11 years ago.

No offence mate, but it will probably take a while, depending on file size, CPU speed, RAM, HDD speed, DVD speed.

Ulead may be slightly quicker though.

It has taken me 30mins for me before to rip a 20minute MPEG file into another format named DivX

Customer: replied 11 years ago.
thanks but some has answered free of charge.
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Paul's Post: thanks for the tip
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Actually, I ended up buying a advc 110 from Canopus to convert my old vhs tapes and this came witha converter software called " lets convert " thanks for the tip , the previous person had the same idea as yours.
Expert:  Paul replied 11 years ago.

Didn't you consider a TV card? Never mind.

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