Burned DVD doesn't play on Magnavox

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by astropaliphia, Apr 3, 2018.

  1. astropaliphia, Apr 3, 2018
    Last edited: Apr 3, 2018

    astropaliphia macrumors newbie

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    I used the app Burn to burn a DVD from a single .mp4 file (which Burn converted to .mpg) in the "video" section using a DVD-Video format. I did change the setting to NTSC for America and am burning onto a DVD-R. When finished, the DVD plays on my Mac and on a DVD/VHS combo machine I have, but it does not play on my Magnavox MWD200F DVD player. It accepts the disc but shows a "Playback feature may not be available on this disc" error on the screen.

    I have gotten other videos burned in a different way on the same DVD-R discs to work in the Magnavox player so I know it isn't the type of disc. I am trying to burn a 1.5 hour video onto a 4.7 GB disc (2 hour), so overwriting isn't the problem either.

    Any thoughts on why this is happening or how to burn a disc that will play in the Magnavox DVD player would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. astropaliphia thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I know the DVD needs to be in a different format for the player to read it, but I'm not sure what other format I should be using
     
  3. Dave Braine macrumors 68040

    Dave Braine

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    Are you commenting on something that you found in my link? You don't need to worry about the format, Burn takes care of it by converting to mpeg2.
     

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