DVD Flick 1.3.0.7

Posted: July 5, 2009 in Reviews, Softwares
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Convert various PC video formats to a DVD that can be played on pretty much any standalone DVD player.

DVD Flick aims to be a simple but at the same time powerful DVD Authoring tool. It can take a number of video files stored on your computer and turn them into a DVD that will play back on your DVD player, Media Center or Home Cinema Set. You can add additional custom audio tracks, subtitles as well as a menu for easier navigation.

DVD Flick is Open Source, meaning that anyone can download and view or modify the program’s source code. It also means that it is absolutely free of charge. Several external programs are used by DVD Flick to do the dirty work like encoding and combining of video material. All of these programs are free, some are Open Source too.

DVD Flick can read and use the following file formats out-of-the-box:

* AVI type 1 and 2 files (.avi)
* MPEG files (.mpg)
* MPEG audio files (.mp2\.mp3)
* MPEG-4 files (.mp4)
* Matroska files (.mkv\.mka)
* Vorbis files (.ogm\.ogg)

And any other format as long as the appropriate DirectShow filters are installed for it.

Features:

* Burn near any video file to DVD
* Support for over 45 file formats
* Support for over 60 video codecs
* Support for over 40 audio codecs
* Easily add a menu
* Add your own subtitles
* Easy to use interface
* Burn your project to disc after encoding
* Completely free without any adware, spyware or limitation

What’s New:

Version 1.3.0.7

* Added: buttonSubtitleMenuX and buttonAudioMenuX button types that jump to a title’s audio or button menu directly.
* Changed: Removed “High” encoding priority setting. It is not useful anyway (no speed gain, only chokes other processes).
* Changed: Updated FFmpeg to revision 19276.
* Changed: Updated ImgBurn to version 2.4.4.0.
* Changed: Removed “Enable menu” checkbox and replaced it by a “None” menu option.
* Fixed: Overflow error when loading large files.
* Fixed: Negative audio delays were not corrected.

DVD Flick has the following system requirements:

  • Processor: A Pentium MMX or compatible AMD processor, or better. A Pentium IV or later is recommended, the faster the better. Multithreading is supported.
  • Memory: At least 256 MB of free physical RAM, 512 MB or more is recommended. When using Windows Vista, at least 512 MB is required.
  • Operating system: Windows 2000 Professional, or any edition of Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7.

Source code

The source code of DVD Flick is released under the GPL. You can download it, use it, redistribute it, modify it and copy and paste from it as you see fit, as long as the license is left intact and credit is put where credit is due, though that is more The Right Thing to do, but not required by the license.

Most of DVD Flick’s code is written in Visual Basic 6. You will need MinGW and GCC if you want to compile DVD Flick’s support library and TCMPlex. The supporting programs are not included. And must be copied from a regular DVD Flick installation.

Download DVD Flick source code – 2 MB

Latest version:
1.3.0.7 – 13 MB
View the changelog to find out what’s new.

Click here to begin download

Features

Supported video codecs

All of the following video codecs are supported by DVD Flick. The ones highlighted in green are common video codecs.

4X Video American Laser Games Apple Animation Apple Graphics
Apple MJPEG-B Apple QuickDraw Apple Video Asus v1 and v2
ATI VCR1 ATI VCR2 Autodesk Animator Studio AVID DNxHD
AVS Video Bethsoft VID C93 Video CamStudio
Cin Video Cinepak Cirrus Logic AccuPak Creative YUV
Duck TrueMotion v1, v2 DV DXA Video Flash Screen Video
FLIC video Flash Video Fraps FPS1 H.261
H.264 HuffYUV IBM Ultimotion Id Cinematic
Microsoft Video-1 Miro VideoXL MJPEG MPEG-1 and 2
MPEG-4 (DivX\XVid) Id RoQ Intel Indeo 3 Interplay Video
JPEG-LS KMVC LOCO Lossless MJPEG
Microsoft RLE MSMPEG4 v1, v2, v3 MSZH On2 VP5, VP6
Planar RGB QPEG RealVideo Renderware TXD
RTjpeg Smacker Video Sony Playstation MDEC Sorenson Video 1, 3
Sunplus MJPEG TechSmith Camtasia THP Tiertex Seq Video
VC1 VMD Video VMware Video Westwood VQA
Winnov WNV1 Windows Media ** Xan/WC3 ZMBV
MPL \ TrueHD Motion Pixel Video EA CMV \ TGV EA XA

* RealVideo 3 or 4 support is not yet perfect
** Windows Media 9 is still experimental

Supported audio codecs

All of the following audio codecs are supported by DVD Flick. The ones highlighted in green are common audio codecs.

4X IMA ADPCM AAC AC3 \ E-AC3 AMR NB and WB
Apple lossless Apple MACE 3, 6 ATRAC 3 CD-ROM XA ADPCM
Cin Creative ADPCM CRI ADX ADPCM DSP Group TrueSpeech
DTS Duck DK3,4 IMA ADPCM DV EA ADPCM
FLAC lossless G.726 ADPCM Id DPCM Intel Music Coder
Interplay DPCM Microsoft ADPCM MPEG layer 1, 2, 3 (MP3) MS IMA ADPCM
Musepack * QT IMA ADPCM RA144 RA288
RADnet Real COOK ** Shorten lossless Sierra Online DPCM
Smacker SMJPEG IMA ADPCM THP ADPCM True Audio (TTA)
Vorbis WavPack Westwood Studios IMA ADPCM Windows Media 1, 2
Xan DPCM Nellymoser

* Only SV7 is supported
** 5.1 surround version is not supported

Supported container formats

All of the following container formats are supported by DVD Flick. The ones highlighted in green are common formats.

4xm ADTS AAC audio American Laser Games ASF (WMV)
AVI AVS Bethsoft VID C93
CIN Creative VOC CRYO APC DV
DXA EA Multimedia FLIC format SWF *
GXF Id Cinematic Id RoQ Interplay MVE
Macromedia Flash Matroska MPEG audio MPEG-1 systems
MPEG-2 PS, TS MPEG-4 MXF Nullsoft Video (NSV)
NUT Playstation STR QuickTime Raw AC3
Raw CRI ADX audio Raw MJPEG Raw MPEG video Raw MPEG4 video
Raw PCM ** Raw Shorten audio Real Media Sega FILM/CPK
SEQ Sierra Online Sierra VMD Smacker
SUN AU format THP WAV WC3 Movie
Westwood Studios VQA/AUD TechnoTrend PVA LMLM4 MVI
EA XA

* Only embedded audio is decoded
** 8\16 bits mulaw/alaw

Supported subtitle formats

MicroDVD SubRip (SRT)
Substation Alpha (SSA\ASS) * SubView

* Only text is read, no markup or colors

AviSynth

DVD Flick can also read AviSynth scripts, which allow you to do advanced postprocessing of images using a powerful scripting language. You will need to have AviSynth installed in order to use it’s functionality in DVD Flick. AviSynth’s homepage is at http://avisynth.org/.

FFMPEG

DVD Flick relies on the very powerful FFMPEG project to decode the many file formats and codecs it supports. FFMPEG is also used to provide audio and video encoding functionality in order to produce the final DVD.

FFMPEG’s homepage can be found at http://ffmpeg.mplayerhq.hu/.

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    Is it possible to burn files to DVD from a saved project?
    It doesn’t look like that feature exists in DVD Flick.

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