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Re: [ARSCLIST] Slides and inconvenient media
Tom Fine wrote:
So Mike, how were you going to put these onto DVD? Please detail, either
on-list or off because like I said I have one all digitized but still
not positive how best to put it together (format, etc).
-- Tom Fine
While I did not qualify, I had managed to obtain a half dozen with the
idea of CD-ROM slide shows with recordings - not for distribution
since rights would be unobtainable, but as a demonstration.
Unfortunately, the filmstrips had been mishandled so badly that I
abandoned the project.
As I said, I abandoned the project. Also as I said, I was planning to
put each onto a CD-ROM, not a DVD; at the time I initiated the effort
and obtained the filmstrips, DVD capability was rare.
VCD was not an attractive choice since I wanted to pack a full opera
(typically, 2.5-3.5 hours) onto a single disc. PowerPoint was an option
as are several proprietary formats used by the publishers of CD
mastering software. Had I gone ahead, PowerPoint would have been most
likely (though I've not used it otherwise) to allow playback on other
Incidentally, one of the minor problems is that suitable scanners want
transparencies either in slide mounts or chunks of a few frames at a
time. I'd have had to have a device made to scan the filmstrips without