HDTV2DVD is a new freeware tool to simply convert your HDTV material to
DVD. HDTV captures are MPEG-2 Transport Streams at either 1280 x 720p or 1920 x
1080i resolution yet DVD is typically MPEG-2 Program Streams at 720 x 480 (for
NTSC). This means that to play HD material on a "normal" DVD player you
have to convert the source. This is what HDTV2DVD does in a simple, user
Load up your HDTV file (.ts or .tp), start the processing and HDTV2DVD will
produce a VIDEO_TS DVD folder ready for you to burn!
HDTV to DVD made simple.
View demo movie for usage:
about it on videohelp.com for tips (joining, editing
& dealing with problematic Transport Streams), discussion and feature
HDTV2DVD v0.4 (2 MB) (requires .Net Framework
This software is a _very_ cut down version of
SVCD2DVD (which does the same but does avi/mpeg and
also has menus, subtitles, burning etc), however I wish to release this to make
an easy method for those who want to convert HDTV to DVD quickly, with minimal
fuss. Please bare this in mind: it will never be the perfect solution for the
purist but hopefully won’t be far off! Yet it will allow many more people to
put HDTV material onto DVDR.
Build 0.4 - 03 11 2005
+ Improved aspect ratio logic: now supports 4:3 as well as 16:9 source material.
+ Added clearer progress bar.
Build 0.3 - 27 09 2005
+ Added high bitrate matrices to improve encoding quality
Build 0.2 - 23 09 2005
Initial public release