VOB to a playable DVD

Patrick May patrick at pmmay.sytes.net
Tue Dec 6 16:53:26 UTC 2005

On Tue, Dec 06, 2005 at 04:36:31PM +0000, Paul Smith wrote:
> On 12/6/05, Patrick May <patrick at pmmay.sytes.net> wrote:
> > > I have a VOB file to record as a video DVD. I have tried dvdstyler,
> > > qdvdauthor and varsha, but always with no success. With varsha, I do
> > > get a playable DVD, but it does not stop at the end of the disk, when
> > > played with Kaffeine. Could someone please suggest me a different
> > > program to try?
> >
> > Have you tried dvdauthor directly? I think most, if not all of the above are
> > just GUI frontends. You'll need to manually create the XML for dvdauthor as
> > well as the menu(s), if you want them.
> >
> > Is there a setting in Kaffeine that's looping the video? Though you can make a
> > DVD set up to just continually loop.
> Thanks, Patrick. Actually, I am not wanting to insert menus, but, even
> so, I am not able to create the XML file for dvdauthor. (Too
> complicated to me!) Kaffeine is not set to continuously loop.
> Paul

    <vmgm />
                <vob file="video.mpg" />

There's the XML file that you need. Replace "video.mpg" with your VOB. That's
a whopping 10 lines. ;)


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