Step 3: Converting .VOB Files

When you backup the DVD files with DVDshrink, it will divide the file if it's larger than 1 GB. So a 4 GB .VOB file will be divided into four sections. If this is the case with your files, you will need to re-combined them with SUPER and VirtualDub. If your file is alright and in one segment, you can skip this step and the next one too.

Open SUPER and import the .VOB files by dragging them to the bottom section.

At the top, there's a drop-down box that says "Select the Output Container." Click it and select the AVI (not the Pocket PC option) option.

In the next section, underneath, Select the "FFmpeg" encoder.

Set the Frame/Sec option to 25. I thought 25 FPS was the default but it changed on me a couple times and I got a laggy movie.

In the video options, Set the Video Scale Size to "320:240." This is the size of your Zune screen and by converting it to 320:240 it is faster, smaller in size and better quality.

Note: I think the Slim Zune Models require the video to be set at 320:180. If that's your Zune Model, try setting it to that Scale Size. You can do this by clicking the "More" check box at the top of the Video Scale Options. Click it twice and it gives you the option to enter a custom Size. Set it to 320 width:180 height.

Then click the "Encode (Acitve Files)" icon at the bottom. A message will pop-up and ask which DiVx option to choose, just click the first option.

This will export your video files to the .AVI video format so it is compatible with Virtual Dub.
Black and white movies???!!!!
helo when i try to import the video to vdub, it says that it couldnt locate the decompressor for format &quot;divx&quot; (divx4+)<br /> halp plox!
hello i'm having the same problem, the same error message comes up. Did you find out a way to solve it?
I think you're missing a codec needed to run divx. I would suggest installing <a href="http://www.erightsoft.com/SUPER.html">Super</a>. This should have the codecs you need. When it's done installing, restart the computer and try again.<br>
I have SUPER and the other 2 programs that you said but the error message says vituralDub couldnt locate decompressor for format 'DIVX' (Divx4+) <br> <br>what does this mean how can i fix it?? i already has SUPER but i tried restarting it as you suggested but that did nothing. <br>how can i fix this? do i need to download another program, a more up to date one? please help
That Super site is a maze!<br />
&nbsp;Here's your solution...right click and click add media files
You can try Cucusoft <a rel="nofollow" href="http://freedvdripper.org/dvdvideoconverter/cucusoft-zune-video-converter-suite.html">Zune Video Converter</a> Suite, this software can rip protected DVD movie and convert all popular video formats to Zune. I always use it to put my videos on Zune, very easy to use and works great for me.<br/>
There is such an easier method... You can change a setting in preferences in DVD Shrink so that it doesn't cut it into 1 gig chunks, just untick the box. that says like 2-3 steps then rename the vob file from SAMPLE.VOB to SAMPLE.MPG. the zune plays MPG's right? if the file is too big just adjust it in DVD Shrink that pretty much what it was designed to do.
can a zune go out to a tv threw the 1/8th jack
Yes, there are special zune cable packs you can buy for it; or you may use a normal camera cable but rearrange the cables. I believe, but am not positive that with a normal camera the red is the video and the other two audio. This should work, someone correct me if i'm wrong.
This looks like a good method. You can also look into DVDFab (free) to rip and Handbrake (free) to encode to mulitiple formats. They stopped development on DVDShrink years ago, so it is not up on the latest copy protections.
DVD decoder takes care of protection
will dvdshrink save chapter titles when you rip the movie
i use hand break
You can try Cucusoft Zune Video Converter Suite, this software can rip protected DVD movie and convert all popular video formats to Zune. I always use it to put my videos on Zune, very easy to use and works great for me. You can download this software free from here:<br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.topsreviews.com/zune-converter-suite/zune-converter-suite-cucusoft.html">http://www.topsreviews.com/zune-converter-suite/zune-converter-suite-cucusoft.html</a><br/>Here is a step by step guide about converting DVD, Videos, and Youtube videos to Zune video:<br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://dvd-video-converters.com/dvdvideoguide/cucuzune-dvdvideo-suite-guide-convert-dvd-avi-mpg-divx-xvid-rm-mov-to-zune.html">http://dvd-video-converters.com/dvdvideoguide/cucuzune-dvdvideo-suite-guide-convert-dvd-avi-mpg-divx-xvid-rm-mov-to-zune.html</a><br/>
does this program have any problems with the audio lagging?
I drag my .VOB files over, but its like it doesn't recognise them. I don't get any errors, it just sits there. Any ideas? I tried the site, but that place is a mess!
Where it says "Drop a valid multimedia file here..." (underneath the output stats) there will usually be a progress bar that shows the status of the conversions. After you press "Encode Active Files," for the first few minutes it may say "Parsing File" or something like that. After that it should start showing a ###,### kb or ### mb to show the size of the converting file. Depending on a few things it should stop at around 200+ MBs for each individual file. Does that help?
I didn't notice it at first, but now I see some grayed out text. It says "an error has occurred. Click here to find out more". But when I click it, it wont bring any thing up. I'm Using Vista, so I'm betting that could be the proboblem. Any way, I found a simular program and got every thing else to work, so I didnt manage to get a DVD on zune so THANKS!
When there is an error, that will turn from grey to red and you can press it for information.
Hey, I have that first program, it works great, for ANYTHING get my drift?

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