Splitting MPEG-2 Files into Several

Discussion in 'Amateur Video Production' started by Jeff L, Jan 7, 2004.

  1. Jeff L

    Jeff L Guest

    I have a 10-GB MPEG-2 file that I recorded using a capture card. Is
    it possible to use TMPGEnc to split this file into 4GB segments? If
    so, is it possible to tell it where exactly to break the files and
    start the following one?

    I know that the program can be used to join several smaller files into
    one larger one, but am wondering if it will work inversely (as
    mentioned above)?

    Jeff L, Jan 7, 2004
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  2. Jeff L

    Nomen Nescio Guest

    In theory, yes. In usage, I've found it to be very slow and unreliable
    when it comes to cutting MPEG files, especially VBR MPEG-2 ones.

    I would suggest you look into Womble's MPEG2VCR
    <http://www.womble.com/vcr-text.htm>. I believe they have a downloadable
    trial version on their website, so you can test for yourself if it works
    well for you before you shell out your hard earned cash.

    Mediaware's M2-Edit Pro works well also, but costs a ton more. Mediaware
    also sells a lower-end product called MyFlix XE that may do what you wish.

    More info can be found here: <http://www.dvdrhelp.com/edit#18>.
    Nomen Nescio, Jan 7, 2004
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    luminos Guest

    DVD X Maker and Nero Xpress Vision now cut sections quite reliably and
    luminos, Jan 7, 2004
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