avi.NET will allow you to load in both MPEG-1 (VCD) and MPEG-2 (SVCD/DVD/HDTV) movie files and convert them to an AVI. Whether it be a DivX AVI, or XviD AVI, the resulting video file will be 100% standalone player compatible. It should play in your home dvd avi player just fine. avi.NET is FREE and all external programs and/or filters are included in package.
* Fixed permission errors.
* Changed the locations of log, list, and temporary files.
* Couple of GUI/Dialog changes.
* index.NET updated to reflect similar changes.
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