Tool to convert a video DVD for YouTube uploading

Paul Smith phhs80 at
Thu Dec 26 23:11:02 UTC 2013

On Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 7:38 PM, Tim <ignored_mailbox at> wrote:
> Allegedly, on or about 26 December 2013, Paul Smith sent:
>> I have a video DVD with the following structure:
>> $ dir
>> $
>> I would like to upload the video into YouTube. However, it seems that
>> I have first to convert the video DVD to one of the formats accepted
>> by YouTube. Could someone please direct me about how to achieve that
>> in Fedora?
> Well, I've not done it for a while, but I've been able to just upload
> the VOB files to YouTube, and it handled them by itself.  However,
> YouTube has a nasty habit of badly stuffing up sound to picture
> synchronisation.
> Giving it a different file format to deal with my change that issue,
> though.  And, presuming you have a long video, it would sidestep the
> issue of DVD video being spread across more than one VOB file.

Thanks, Tim. By uploading the VOB files, the quality of the image is
better compared to the AVI counterparts.


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