The application is portable, which means it doesn’t have to be installed.
On the contrary, you can simply keep it on your local disc or a memory device and run it whenever it is necessary.
The Windows registry will not be modified and no files will be left on your system after you remove the program.
AVI files can be imported to DVdate using either the file browser or the drag and drop method. Imported file can be processed individually or in batches. By selecting a file, the video will be played automatically. There is an option allowing you to load all AVI files from your computer (CTRL+F7).
Besides displaying the video, DVdate also offers extensive information about each AVI file: codec, frames per second, image size, video duration, and others. In the case of DV files, additional information is displayed (type I or II and TV standard PAL or NTSC). Furthermore, you can display the RIFF header of an AVI file, in a similar manner that riffwalk.exe used to do.
The main features of DVdate are:
converting DV files from type I to type II and the other way around; converting non DV files to DV files; changing the TV standard of a DV files; exporting text files with the list of scenes from a DV video; fixing the framerate of an AVI file; renaming AVI files by adding their datecode or timecode; changing the FourCC of a codec and many others.
Although it has not been updated for a while, DVdate is recommended to experienced users looking for a reliable tool for managing and editing DV files.
DVdate is recommended to users who are familiar with video editing.