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Thread: .avi to iPhone the right way
05-14-2008, 12:47 PM #1.avi to iPhone the right way
I just ordered an Apple Composite AV Cable so I can watch movies on my TV from my iPhone. I am using Total Video Converter to convert from avi to iPhone, but the problem is the file size exceeds the one of the original... I tried different settings and same result, the only time I get a smaller file size is when I reduce the video size.
The settings I used: picked iPod Mpeg-4 and set everything to use the original of the avi file
Original file size: 0.7 GB
After conversion: 1.3 GB
Am I doing anything wrong? I currently connect my PC to the TV when I want to watch a movie and would like to use the iPhone for that, but also get the same quality. What I need to know is if it is possible (and if yes, how) to convert the avi to a format iPhone supports (I need subtitles too), while keeping the same quality/size and preferably the same file size or at least close to the original.
05-14-2008, 12:51 PM #2
Are you on Win,or Mac?
05-14-2008, 01:26 PM #3
05-14-2008, 01:51 PM #4
From my experience, mpeg4 files usually are bigger than avi, I'm on a mac and I use VisualHub for video conversions.
05-14-2008, 02:24 PM #5
05-14-2008, 07:20 PM #6
I use videora ipod nano video converter. Have had no probs and its got a decent sorta UI
Hope this helps.
05-14-2008, 10:51 PM #7
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