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Need a good OGM to WMV converter.

Local H JayLocal H Jay Registered User regular
edited August 2007 in Games and Technology
I have quite a few video converters on my computer, but none support .OGM, which is what I now need to convert.
ANyone know of a good program?
I've tried trial versions of some, but it lists the file as unplayable, but I can open it in VLC player easily.
Also, some videos have multiple audio tracks, is there a way to choose just one?

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    Recoil42Recoil42 Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    if VLC can open it, it can convert it, too.

    Open VLC --> File --> Wizard

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    Local H JayLocal H Jay Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Recoil42 wrote: »
    if VLC can open it, it can convert it, too.

    Open VLC --> File --> Wizard
    Oh...fuck.
    Thanks...

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    Local H JayLocal H Jay Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Maybe I'm retarded, but after I run the wizard, it doesn't output a file.

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    Recoil42Recoil42 Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Maybe I'm retarded, but after I run the wizard, it doesn't output a file.

    You selected "transcode/save to file" as the selection in the first window, and NOT "stream to network", right?

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    Local H JayLocal H Jay Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Recoil42 wrote: »
    Maybe I'm retarded, but after I run the wizard, it doesn't output a file.

    You selected "transcode/save to file" as the selection in the first window, and NOT "stream to network", right?

    Yeah.
    When I go through it, I select WMV 1 as the output and then when I click finish the video disappears but the VLC program remains, I go to check the output folder and its not there.

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    PikaPuffPikaPuff Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    I just did it, I see the timer moving quickly, denoting that it's currently converting it.

    edit- this is pretty useful, I wish it could change resolution too.

    edit 2- it's only doing the audio, not the video. :|

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    ihdihd Registered User regular
    edited August 2007
    Do it the hard way!

    Demux the audio/video/subtitle streams out of the OGM, select what you want and use Windows Media Encoder for the rest.
    Wait, only I'd be stupid enough to try something like that.

    Demuxing tools:
    http://cyrius.bunkus.org/ogmtools.html
    Looks like there's something there you can use to demux the video into an .avi container, the audio into an .ogg and so forth.

    Once you've done that, use some .ogg tools to convert the audio to .wav. OggdropXPd should do the job, iirc.

    Incidentally, what're you converting to WMV for? A Zune or something? In that case you'll probably want to resize the video to 320x240 (4:3) / 320x180 (16:9) - actually, check the Zune website for video specifications lest the Zune software convert your videos again. Word of warning if you're using Windows Media Encoder - it's faster to use an AviSynth script to handle the resizing rather than use WME's built-in resizing support.

    Video conversion tools usually aren't expensive, but you don't really need to buy anything. It depends on how much you value your time.

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