using disk utility

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  1. macrumors 6502

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    okay, i have a question...i took some video, and using the work around on iDVD i saved it as a DVD image [.dmg] file...how would i use disk utility to burn this onto a DVD [with my external burner] and have the menus et al show up? I.ve never really used disc utility before, and when I tried to do it with an audio CD it didn.t work...any suggestions for me?

    thanks,
    Christien.
     
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    Darwin

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    Now I'm just taking a guess but in Disk Utility don't you press the burn button, it brings up the open panel and you then select the image?

    Is that what you have tried?
     
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    Horrortaxi

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    #3
    You select the image, then click burn. If the image isn't already in the Disk Utility Window you have to drag it there.
     
  4. thread starter macrumors 6502

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    well the reason i asked is i did the obvious thing [clicking burn] and it gave me a junk disc [audio CD]...and i didn't want to waste any of my dvd-r's...but if that IS how your supposed to do it...i.ll go ahead and give it a shot.

    Thanks,
    Christien.
     
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    Horrortaxi

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    If there's something wrong with your image then you'll get a junk disk. Garbage in, garbage out. Mount your image and try to play it with DVD Player. If it plays then there's no reason Disk Utility shouldn't make a working copy.
     

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