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Where do the files go after encoding.

Last post 02-08-2008, 8:39 PM by retexan599. 3 replies.
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  •  11-19-2006, 11:09 AM 5

    Where do the files go after encoding.

    I encoded and burned the DVD and then it gave me an option to burn another. I did not choose that option but would like to have know where that file went incase I need to burn another. Do I have to go thru the entire encoding process again. Or where are the VOB files that I assume it created to burn the DVD with. On a 2 gig AMD 3000 it took almsot 2 hours to encode I should hope I don't have to do that again.



  •  01-01-2007, 1:19 PM 18 in reply to 5

    Re: Where do the files go after encoding.


    I have notice that the files are created in the user temp folder.

    explore that folder %homepath%\AppData\Local\Temp.

  •  02-08-2008, 5:50 AM 746 in reply to 18

    Re: Where do the files go after encoding.

    The files seem to be held in the AuthorScript.tmp folder. That folder is automatically deleted when one closes the DVD Maker window which inquires if another disk is to be created. But if one were to copy the sub-folders in AuthorScript.tmp somewhere else (to prevent them from being deleted) how does one instruct DVD Maker to use them to burn another disk later?

  •  02-08-2008, 8:39 PM 749 in reply to 746

    Re: Where do the files go after encoding.

    I would like to know the answer to the question myself.  If you click Options on the main DVD Maker screen, the 'Temporary file location' can be changed to a location of your choosing.  I just today changed mine to something I can find instead of <default>.   I did a partial encoding for a burn, and now can see the AuthorScript folder in there along with a 'movie clip' file which has a .mpg extension and another file which has an .ac3 extension (probably for audio).  DVD maker does delete those files when it is closed.  So I copied the files to another folder and have retained them for more study.  I will see if I can do anything with the copied files when I get some time.  As the OP said, it would be nice to be able to burn them independently without have to re-encode from scratch...

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