|Apr 25, 2013, 11:24 AM||#1|
Please help! DVD Burning...
I am completely new to burning DVDs. I am trying to burn a powerpoint project to play on a standalone DVD player. I am using Burn and have successfully burned the file to a DVD-R. However, when I try to play it on a DVD player (I've tried 2 different ones) it says that it is unreadable. What am I doing wrong????
I have the newest version of the MacBook Pro.
|Apr 25, 2013, 11:29 AM||#2|
What exact steps did you take to get the presentation out of PowerPoint and into Burn, and what method/settings did you use in Burn?
A .ppt file is not a video file and even when burnt, it does not become a video file, it is still a data file.
You need to export the presentation as video from PowerPoint and then use that video file in Burn to burn a Video DVD (not a data DVD).
|Apr 25, 2013, 12:00 PM||#3|
Ok here's what I did:
1. The file was saved in Microsoft Powerpoint as a .ppt.
2. I then saved it as a .mov file.
3. I opened Burn and uploaded the .mov file which was then converted to a .mpg file.
4. I changed PALS to NTSC in Burn...not sure if that's important or not.
Burn settings: Video, DVD-Video, DVD theme...What other info do you need?
Thanks for the help!!!!
|Apr 25, 2013, 12:41 PM||#4|
When the finished DVD (the one you burnt) is inside your Mac's optical disk drive (ODD), can you access it via Finder and see a VIDEO_TS folder with VOB, IFO and BUP files in it? Can you play that DVD via VLC Player or even DVD Player?
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