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willyphishin
2009-10-03, 11:07 AM
So I downloaded the Hampton 11-20-98 video torrent which I thought I knew how to use. the Red Rocks was a cinch. However its is a totally different format which I cant figure out how to convert to a usable file.

The file is phish.11.20.98.snp.aud.NTSC.torrent

I know I have to get it to a dvd format so I can watch it on my pc. I know I have to shrink it to put it onto a disk.

How do I convert a torrent file to a DVD file I can use in DVD shrink?

I admit. I never shoulve taken this task on but the red rocks dvds were so easy.

AAR.oner
2009-10-03, 11:15 AM
its all in the FAQ...sounds like you need to read up on how bit torrent works, and get yerself a bt client:
http://www.thetradersden.org/forums/faq.php?faq=new_faq_item#faq_bittorrent

willyphishin
2009-10-03, 11:39 AM
its all in the FAQ...sounds like you need to read up on how bit torrent works, and get yerself a bt client:
http://www.thetradersden.org/forums/faq.php?faq=new_faq_item#faq_bittorrent
After reading the FAQ's i am even more confused.
I am using Bittorrent to dl the link. This IS a Bt client. Is it not?
I have the file downloaded.
I need to get it to the proper usable file to watch/burn DVDS.

Am I missing a step?

DanielG
2009-10-03, 11:50 AM
I have the file downloaded.

How many files were included in the torrent?
How may files were actually downloaded?
Can you see any files with a .VOB extension?
How long did it take you to download the DVD?


I need to get it to the proper usable file to watch/burn DVDS.

I'm assuming you downloaded this torrent: http://www.thetradersden.org/forums/showthread.php?t=35176

This is already in the proper DVD format. You do not need to convert anything. Just burn it to disc (3 discs actually) using your regular DVD burning software.

willyphishin
2009-10-03, 11:59 AM
How many files were included in the torrent?
How may files were actually downloaded?
Can you see any files with a .VOB extension?
How long did it take you to download the DVD?


I'm assuming you downloaded this torrent: http://www.thetradersden.org/forums/showthread.php?t=35176

This is already in the proper DVD format. You do not need to convert anything. Just burn it to disc (3 discs actually) using your regular DVD burning software.

Yes i clicked on the link at the bottom of the page of the abopve stated forum. it is the same link that is located in the file folder I assgned it to.
The is nothing there except for the torrent file which is titled
Phish.11.20.98.snp.aud.NTSC
This is Torrent File of 113kb. There are no other files with it. I cannot see ANY other files. It took 5 days to get it.

willyphishin
2009-10-03, 12:02 PM
I am currently seeding the file and have 1 peer. Does this make a difference?

DanielG
2009-10-03, 12:06 PM
Ok, it sounds like you've fully downloaded the DVD (since it took you 5 days to download and the fact you're seeding). You're just not looking in the correct folder on your hard drive.

Do you know how to search for files located on your computer?
Do a search for the following files:
Phish.11.20.98.snp.aud.txt
or
VTS_01_1.VOB

Once you find where these files are located, you'll know where the DVD is stored.

AAR.oner
2009-10-03, 12:07 PM
your files obviously d/led to a location on yer comp different from where the .torrent file is...either check the defautl d/l location in yer bt client's preferences, or search yer comp for "Phish.11.20.98.snp.aud.NTSC"


edit: doh! ya beat me to it Daniel :lol: :wave:

daddyray
2009-10-03, 12:08 PM
yep you have it you just gotta find it and be able to play it.



VLC.org for a player

DanielG
2009-10-03, 12:17 PM
Here's another way to find where you have downloaded the DVD...

In your BitTorrent client, "right click" on the Phish torrent and then select "Open Containing Folder..."

You will then be taken to where the DVD is located..

Here's a screen shot...
http://i34.tinypic.com/2lbz18m.jpg

willyphishin
2009-10-03, 12:21 PM
Ok, it sounds like you've fully downloaded the DVD (since it took you 5 days to download and the fact you're seeding). You're just not looking in the correct folder on your hard drive.

Do you know how to search for files located on your computer?
Do a search for the following files:
Phish.11.20.98.snp.aud.txt
or
VTS_01_1.VOB

Once you find where these files are located, you'll know where the DVD is stored.

your files obviously d/led to a location on yer comp different from where the .torrent file is...either check the defautl d/l location in yer bt client's preferences, or search yer comp for "Phish.11.20.98.snp.aud.NTSC"


edit: doh! ya beat me to it Daniel :lol: :wave:

yep you have it you just gotta find it and be able to play it.



VLC.org for a player

Here's another way to find where you have downloaded the DVD...

In your BitTorrent client, "right click" on the Phish torrent and then select "Open Containing Folder..."

You will then be taken to where the DVD is located..

Here's a screen shot...
http://i34.tinypic.com/2lbz18m.jpg

YES! YES! YES! YES! I found it. Thanks so effin much for all the help. I knew I wasn't completely retarded. Gracias muy mucho!

DanielG
2009-10-03, 12:33 PM
Good work :thumbsup

GRC
2009-10-03, 03:55 PM
I love a happy ending.

Zeppfan69
2009-10-03, 05:48 PM
Here's another way to find where you have downloaded the DVD...

In your BitTorrent client, "right click" on the Phish torrent and then select "Open Containing Folder..."

You will then be taken to where the DVD is located..

Here's a screen shot...
http://i34.tinypic.com/2lbz18m.jpg


How did you save the screen shot??? Thanx...

mooncusser
2009-10-03, 07:50 PM
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/tips/screenshot.mspx

:google:

Zeppfan69
2009-10-03, 08:26 PM
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/tips/screenshot.mspx

:google:

Thanx so much. I've often seen screen shots but never knew how to do it. Thanx again... :clap: