The goal is to convert captured DV tape avi files to DVD compatible mpg files.
for %%i in ("C:\Users\Clint\Documents\TapeI"*.avi); do ffmpeg -i "%%i" -target dvd "D:\_DVrenders\%%~ni.mpg"
windows bat file to copy an avi file to mpg using ffmpeg, https://ffmpeg.org/ run from the same folder as ffmpeg binary, the bin folder, or add the binary to the environment path to run from anywhere
command can be run from the command line instead of running a bat file by changing the %% to just %
%%i == full file name in the path
%%~ni == file name without the path or extension