February 10th, 2007 by Keith

DVD Flick – DVD Authoring Tool

Posted in Audio, Fun Stuff, Site News, Utilities, Video, Windows

DVD Flick

Generally, it is not cheap when you want to get hold of a DVD Authoring Tool, as most of them are paid. For others that exist as freewares, they generally have limited functionalities. However, DVD Flick probably provides one of the most well-equipped utility that you need from a DVD Authoring Tool.

This application is a rather simple yet powerful utility. It has the capability to handle a large number of video files that are stored on your computer and convert them into a DVD that will play back on your popular DVD player, Media Center or Home Cinema Set. In addition, there is option for users to include customised audio tracks as well as subtitles to the DVD. Some of the supported formats are:

Supported File Contained Formats

  • - AVI,
  • - MPG,
  • - MOV,
  • - WMV,
  • - ASF,
  • - FLV,
  • - Matroska,
  • - MP4

The following are supported codec amongst others:

Supported Codeces

  • - MPEG-1\2\4 (XVid, DivX, etc.),
  • - Windows Media Audio\Video,
  • - MP3,
  • - OGG Vorbis,
  • - H264,
  • - On2 VP5\6

A full list of supported container, audio and video formats are available here.

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.

System Requirement

  • * A Pentium or AMD K-6 processor. Pentium 3 or later recommended, the faster the better.
  • * 64 MB of free physical RAM, 128 MB or more is recommended.
  • * Windows 2000 Professional or Windows XP (Professional or Home). Windows Vista has not been tested.

Both the binaries for Windows platform and source codes are available for download. The source code is released under the GPL. Thus, 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.

Download Link
DVD Flick
DVD Flick (Source code)

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