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  dpaanlka (Profile)
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Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2007 10:47 pm
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Creating such a QuickTime movie (for example, with Hand Brake) is perfectly possible, but it will be absolutely enormous file sizes (several hundreds of megabytes, or a gigabyte or more).
  
  Bandit (Profile)
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Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2007 2:07 pm
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Size of the resulting QuickTime compatible MOV file if one were to attempt to convert a DVD VIDEO_TS folder's contents to one would depend entirely on the level of compression, codecs employed, and resolution desired.

One can compress any video to an absolutely tiny file, and considering the resolution of a PowerBook 1400 Series is what 800x600? Even a fairly low resolution video will look pretty good.

That said, one could not use say MPEG4 or H.264 because the requisite versions of QuickTime Player would be to new for any version of Classic Mac OS.

As Always,

The Bandit
  
  dpaanlka (Profile)
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Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2007 4:07 pm
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Bandit wrote:

One can compress any video to an absolutely tiny file, and considering the resolution of a PowerBook 1400 Series is what 800x600? Even a fairly low resolution video will look pretty good.


The problem is that the 1400 will not scale up video to full screen and play smoothly. Unless he doesn't want to do that.
  
  Old Mac Geezer (Profile)
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Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2007 8:29 pm
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Does system 7.6.1 on a 1400 still suffer from the 2gb file size limitation? A ripped DVD movie may not even be possible if the ripped file exceeds the size limitation of the file system.
  
  dpaanlka (Profile)
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Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2007 8:37 pm
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I believe all systems through 9.something had this limit.
  
  wove (Profile)
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Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2007 8:39 pm
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sierraredd wrote:

Okay, Clarification is in order. What version of quicktime would be best to use to place a dvd movie on the 1400 for those wonderful travel adventures through the desert of southern new mexico and arizona?


I am just guessing that you are talking more of personal travel adventures than of big feature films. The 1400 comes with no way to import video. Any of the AV Macs, including the Q840, 6100, 8600 etc have AV inputs. These can be used to capture video from VCRs, TV tuners and DVD players. This can be done using the Apple Video Player which is included with the System Software. There are options available to convert this captured video to a QT movie, which then could be played on the 1400.

Mac Addict in the late 90s distributed a version of Strata VideoShop, which can still be found floating around. This can convert to QT by itself and offers editing features, titles, and effects. Your 1400 with its G3 upgrade would make a good platform for doing editing and converting/compressing. The limitation is that you could not capture the video directly to the 1400.

bill
  
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