Recording DVD's...

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by VoiceMan, Oct 20, 2006.

  1. VoiceMan macrumors newbie

    VoiceMan

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    Which type of dvd should I use to burn for IMovie or IDVD...DVD-R...DVD+R...etc? I have a 17 inch iMac with the 8x Superdrive.
    Thanks!!
     
  2. Macmadant macrumors 6502a

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    Either will do but i would go for DVD-R as it's more commonly recognised by DVD players Ect.
     
  3. rowdy268 macrumors member

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    Dvd-r

    I typically have better results with -R. A guy in our office "prefers" +R for some reason and he is always having trouble with them...
     
  4. MacNut macrumors Core

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    All new players will read both so it really doesn't matter.
     
  5. rowdy268 macrumors member

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    depends on the end user

    Assuming that you are producing a DVD just for yourself, that thought works. But when you produce it for others, you want it to be highly compatible with older machines too. DVD-R sticks out as the most compatible between the two...
     

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