PS3 Video Converter Software

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  1. Indiana Jones

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    Anyone got any recommendations?

    Also, I know you can copy files from a USB stick to the PS3 HDD but can you also copy files off a dvd-r or dvd-rw to the HDD?
     
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    i use hdtv to mpeg for .ts files http://www-personal.umich.edu/~balazer/HDTVtoMPEG2/index.html

    ps3 video converter for others (divx etc) http://www.mp4converter.net/ps3-video-converter-win.html
    there is also a dvd to ps3 converter on the above link

    you could also try the redkawa ps3video9 converter http://www.redkawa.com/videoconverters/ps3video9/

    also get the redkawa file server http://www.redkawa.com/fileserver/
    then you can transfer files directly from your pc using the ps3 web browser, handy for biug files but not as good for copying lots of files as you cant copy multiple files at once.

    i haven't tried copying from dvdr as i have been using the file server and my original 20gb drive (upgraded to 120gb) to move files
     
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    Yes i use a program called video9 converser and its free :)

    And you can read files from dvdv aswell :)

    www.pspvideo9.com
     
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    http://www.videohelp.com/guides

    not sure if you have heard of it but i find the above website very helpful for finding tools for converting videos, you just search for the conversions you want to do and it brings up different guides for each one, so as long as you know what formats your dealing with its great,
     
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    Does any of the above work for .mkv files? I don't see the file type listed?
     
  6. Dave2

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    .mkv is just a shell that hold video ... mainly h.264/x.264 720p stuff ;)
     
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    it's x.264, would this need converting still?
     
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    yes, unless you have linux up and a codec to go with it :) or the ps3 supports h.264 :)
     
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    Ok sorry for the questions, I got the file I want to convert which approx 3.25GB .x264 (1hr45min), I'm using the PS3 video 9 software, unsure what profile to use and at what bitrate?

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    I know quite abit about music formats and bitrates but I'm lost when it comes to video formats, do I need to select a bitrate which best suits the original files bitrate and how do find this out? Any advice or suggestions will be much appreciated.

    :rolleyes:
     
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    Thanks for the help guys, went for PS3Video9 in the end and it works a treat, takes only 7 minutes to convert an episode of the Simpsons and I now have the first 9 episodes of Season 18 stored on the PS3's HDD.
     

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