Help us keep the list up to date and submit new video software here.



Try DVDFab and remove iTunes protection, copy, convert or make Blu-rays and DVDs! Download free trial !

Software Home »


Tool

Description

Type
Rating
Reviews
VidToDisc

NEW VERSION 1.2

NO LONGER DEVELOPED
VidToDisc is a (home) video capture, editing and converting software -VidToDisc-. Its name gives its main goal: backup your videos into a DVD (up to two hours of video with optimum quality, with chapters for easy navigation). It does this either in DVD video format for TV or Matroska/XVid/AC3 format for computer viewing. Based on free software.

Freeware
OS: Win
File size: 29MB
Old versions
Version history
5/10
1 vote
Rate it




Screenshots

VidToDisc screenshot
Click to enlarge screenshot
Latest version

1.2 (January 22, 2010)



Download


Download VidToDisc 1.2  29MB




Download old versions


Download VidToDisc old versions



Software License

Freeware (Free download!)



Supported operating systems

WinWindows




Complete Version history / Release notes / Changelog


UPDATE: 2010/01/22 I FOUND A BUG WITH THE FILE CAPTURE!


Happy New Year 2010! VidToDisc 1.2 "Deshake" release !

I am finally releasing a new version 1.2 of VidToDisc. This version has the three following main focuses:

* improving and correcting the capture and the process workflows (non modal capture, final audio synchro, file merging speed, conversion tools improvements...)
* adding a new software video deshaking feature! To summarize, it will give a near pro look to your hand-held videos!
* ensuring Windows Seven compatibility (tested on a 64 bits version).


VidToDisc stays ascending compatible, that is, you can still open older projects with the new version.

Deshaking

The deshaking was implemented using the Deshaker filter from Gunnar Thalin. It was included in the process at a very early stage, within the Capture process, and not as a later Effect filter. The reasons are the following:

* this filter takes care of every details of each particular source type (SD/HD, DV, PAL, NTSC,...even the "Rolling Shutter" effect of CMOS sensors),
* it deshakes at the full source definition limiting the details loss (in the HD case, you loose field of view due to filter zoom, but hardly details, as the final video is produced into a HD Ready 720p format),
* at last, it performs internally the necessary post-processing, i.e. the de-interlacing, the frame doubling and the resizing.

Note that if you use a Canon camcorder from the HV series (HV10, HV20, HV30 and HV40), you are in luck as I did a special init script for them (file "hv30_init.avs"). I input there the levels and gamma corrections according to this post on HV20.com (answer #215 from RedSandro) and I input in the deshaking parameters, the "Rolling Shutter" amount I computed (79%).

There is now a new column in the Edit grid for the clip Deshaking state (column "Deshake", possible states: "ON" or "OFF"). In the "Settings..." box, a new check button "Deshaking" tells the software to compute the deshaking during the Capture session. If not checked, the captured clips are made with their "Deshake" state to "OFF", leading to the usual behavior (no deshaking). You can then set this value to "ON" if you want to deshake a particular clip afterward.

All the new information about deshaking was gathered in the Deshaking article.

Windows 7

With the new Microsoft OS, Windows Seven, I had to make some modifications and corrections in order the software to work:

* the user's folders must be in the user's space (in the "My Documents" folder). Allowing the user to write into a "Program Files" folder was not a good idea anyway. These folders are: temp, tools, user and the default "capture" and the default "video" folders.
* the OS memory management changed and I need to upgrade to AviSynth 2.5.8. To help you in this (straigthforward) upgrade, use the button "2.1) Install AviSynth", in the VidToDisc Post Install Setup utility program.

As always, you can read the Changelog and take the software from the Download article. Remember to upgrade to AviSynth 2.5.8 during the install!

Hoping this new version will please you again!


VidToDisc version 1.1 release
Friday, 06 February 2009 10:42

Still here? Here are some news at last. I struggled for months with VidToDisc to get it as stable as I could and to add new capabilities. Indeed I made two quite important additions to VidToDisc so I decided to increment its minor version: VidToDisc is now in version 1.1! These two features are the following:

* the software gets now a new "camera files capture" capability. Its first goal is to allow the input of video files from digital cameras.
* the software gets an help boxes mechanism, with preview, for all filters (Replace, Effect, and Transition). This is a "plugins" system ; for instance, if the plugin library (dll) for a given Effect filter is present, you will get an help box when double-clicking in a the "Arguments" column cell in the Effects grid for a clip. I think it greatly helps the filters use and may encourage their development (see the article How to develop a filter help box).


New VidToDisc release ( 2009/01/16)

What changes in this release:

+ Edit grid: adding the missing Effect column tooltip.

- Effect column: a text without a trailing comma (effect with no argument) issued an exception. Corrected.

- Replace, Effect and Transition boxes: the unknown filters were discarded and replaced by a default one. Corrected: the filter is added to the list.

- Transition box: Erasing the current filter, will now default to "Dissolve" filter, like expected.

- Boxes with grid(s): Last edited row was discarded when clicking on the "OK" button. The line is now correctly saved.

- The filters list available in filters boxes were cleaned and completed.

- Effect function VID_Pixellate: correction of a bug when tile size value leads to a bad resize.

- Effect functions VID_BlackAndWhite and VID_Sepia: correction with a color matrix problem.

+ Effect function VID_SteadyNightSky: new filter that freezes crawling dots when the gain is high.

+ Effect function VID_CorrectColors: new filter that corrects a wrong white balance.

- Vid2Disc: its "Setting" box now closes with an "OK" button (instead of "Quit").

- The french title of the edit group box has a missing acute accent (!)


New VidToDisc release! (2008/12/28)

I got few hours to work on VidToDisc so I was able to correct some problems people at doom9 found:

* Problem after installation with VirtualDub (allow to see clips when hitting the "Play" button): the default executable name was wrong (I left there "VirtualDubMod.exe" as default, a VirtualDub fork I previously used). It is now "VirtualDub.exe" as expected. I also tested installation at a non-default directory and it worked well.
* Misleading "Quit" button labels: on various boxes the "Quit" button is changed into "OK", otherwise the user could think he is closing the application using the button.
* Application crash corrected when Playing/Viewing script on the "empty" clip row (before any capture occured).
Hide changelog




Sections/Browse similar tools






Guides and How to's




Acronyms / Also Known As

Vid2Disc




Share software

Facebook    Twitter    Reddit    LinkedIn    Pinterest    Google+    Email




Notify me when software updated or report software

Email me when it has been updated    Report this software (dead link/new version)  




0 reviews, Showing 0 to 0 reviews
0 reviews, Showing 0 to 0 reviews

1 tool hits, Showing 1 to 1 tools
   



Explanation:
NEW SOFTWARE= New tool since your last visit
NEW VERSION= New version since your last visit
NEW REVIEW= New review since your last visit
NEW VERSION= New version

Latest version
Version number / Beta version number / Update version number and when it whas released.

Type and download
NO MORE UPDATES? = The software hasn't been updated in over 2 years.
NO LONGER DEVELOPED = The software hasn't been updated in over 5 years.
RECENTLY UPDATED = The software has been updated the last 31 days.
Freeware = Download Free software.
Freeware Trialware = Download Free software but some parts are trial/shareware.
Free software = Download Free software and also open source code also known as FOSS (Free and Open Source Software).
Free software Trialware = Download Free software and also open source code but some parts are trial/shareware.
Freeware Ads = Download Free software but supported by advertising, usually with a included browser toolbar. It may be disabled when installing or after installation.
Free software Ads = Free Download software and open source code but supported by advertising, usually with a included browser toolbar. It may be disabled when installing or after installation.
Trialware = Also called shareware or demo. Free Trial version available for download and testing with usually a time limit or limited functions.
Payware = No demo or trial available.
Portable version = A portable/standalone version is available. No installation is required.
v1.0.1 = Latest version available.
Download beta = It could be a Beta, RC(Release Candidate) or an Alpha / Nightly / Unstable version of the software.
Download 15MB = A direct link to the software download.
Win = Windows download version. It works on 32-bit and 64-bit Windows.
Win64 = Windows 64-bit download version. It works only on 64-bit Windows.
Mac = Mac download version. It works on 32-bit and 64-bit Mac OS.
Mac64 = Mac OS download version. It works only on 64-bit Mac OS.
Linux = Linux download version.
Portable = Portable version. No installation is required.
Ad-Supported = The software is bundled with advertising. Be careful when you install the software and disable addons that you don't want!
Visit developers site = A link to the software developer site.
Download (mirror link) = A mirror link to the software download. It may not contain the latest versions.
Download old versions = Free downloads of previous versions of the program.
Download 64-bit version = If you have a 64bit operating system you can download this version.
Download portable version = Portable/Standalone version meaning that no installation is required, just extract the files to a folder and run directly.
Portable version available = Download the portable version and you can just extract the files and run the program without installation.
Old versions available = Download old versions of the program.
Version history available = Complete changelog on our site.
Windows = Windows version available.
Mac OS = Mac OS version available.
Linux = Linux version available.
Our hosted tools are virus and malware scanned with several antivirus programs using www.virustotal.com.


Rating
Rating from 0-10.



Browse software by sections



Search   Contact us   Privacy Policy   About   Advertise   Forum   RSS Feeds   Statistics   Software   

Site layout: Default Classic Blue

Affiliates: free-codecs.com

©1999-2019 videohelp.com