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I've been recording the Raccoons and by accident I left the Recorder on XP mode for a couple of episodes. I'm putting 5 to a disc with Ulead DVD Workshop 2 and am having trouble fitting them on a disc. What is the best way to encode them down to an SP file size?
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something like tmpgenc xpress or some other converter.
or possibly encode it to the bloated size, then use dvd shrink to fit onto a dvd.
for cartoons, either should be okay.
but then again, i'm not expert enough to give a definitive answer.
other than to say, i've used both methods and i have no complains!
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I suggest using MainConcept 1.4 or higher for the best quality conversion. It's the best one out there right now, and it's what I use when I do something like this.

DVD Shrink will lose a lot of quality, especially on homemade discs. Stick to true encoders, and use the better ones.


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