how much space does a movie take

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Jul 25, 2007

how much space does a movie take by luck11 at 3:38 AM (1,057 Views / 0 Likes) 9 replies

  1. luck11
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    Hi. My son has an m3 simply and we are going on a trip. Wondering how much space a converted movie would take on his 2 gb micro sd card. Any thoughts for your average movie?
     
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    The only movie I have in DPG format is Predator, and it's 289 megabytes. Half hour episodes of cartoons (22 minutes without the commercials) are about 50 megs each.
     
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    In medium quality, I got a 22 minute show int 51MB. I guess you could estimate using the length of the movie.
     
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    I converted 1 chapter of Naruto (179mb) and in .dpg its 40-50mb (good quality).
     
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    OK thx. I am using the m3 movie converter (ver 1.20) to convert an .avi file and it is converting to .gbs file. I see you are using .dpg ? Which is correct, and if it is .dpg, how do I convert to .dpg?

    Thx.
     
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    Check out this M3 Wiki article. It should explain in very good detail everything you need to do.


    Hope this helps!

    ~Beta
     
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    Thanks for the help. This is much better than the m3 converter.
     
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    If you are using BatchDPG, the lower tha quality, the bigger the file is. Files converted with "Ultra" are the smallest. It's about 220mb per movie, and 40-60 for a half hour show. 160-190 for a 1 hour show

    www.gbatmw.com has links to many movies, but you need to register (takes all of 15 seconds)
     
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    www.gbatmw.com is not a legit site its a search engine thing... Is there a listing for .dpg movies ??
     
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