[ale] DVD -> ipod video

Pete Hardie pete.hardie at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 17:40:50 EST 2009

On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 16:42, Brian Pitts <brian at polibyte.com> wrote:
> Pete Hardie wrote:
>> Happy New Year, all!
>> I have been trying to find the correct set of options to take DVD
>> video and convert it to a format an iPod will play.  The one video
>> that I
>> have on the iPod now has a suffix of m4v, but that has not appeared to
>> be definitive enough to help me.  If anyone has pointers
>> to a set of tools for doing this under Fedora 8, I would be very appreciative
> Handbrake has a preset for ipods.
> "HandBrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded
> video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows."
> http://handbrake.fr
> http://trac.handbrake.fr/wiki/BuiltInPresets#ipodlow-rez

Looks interesting. but it plain don't build in Fedora - their
instructions to "just run make"
fails with messages referencing 'jam', which they say should not be used....

Pete Hardie
Better Living Through Bitmaps

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