Converting and playing dvds

Ive got a film in .Dat format. I used WinAvi Converter to change it to an avi file. This would play in my dvd player that i bought to play avi files. However, my other dvd player does not play avi files. I was told normal dvd players play mpeg files so i converted my avi files to mpeg2 files.

I tried to play the dvd in my player but it still says “Unknown Disc”. Why? Is it the actual dvd that it doesn’t play… or the movie format? Help please!

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