Burning a DVD HELP PLEASE

Sweener88

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Ok im really new to macs and the mac os x. i have a video file ( a 2gb video of my trip to europe). i want to make a dvd with it but when i try and us something like idvd it only has wierd themes and stuff which i dont want, i just want my video file on a dvd i can put into a dvd player and watch. how do i do this?! thank you!
 

blodwyn

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Jul 28, 2004
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Sweener88 said:
Ok im really new to macs and the mac os x. i have a video file ( a 2gb video of my trip to europe). i want to make a dvd with it but when i try and us something like idvd it only has wierd themes and stuff which i dont want, i just want my video file on a dvd i can put into a dvd player and watch. how do i do this?! thank you!
The best thing would be to use Roxio Toast. It costs some money but it makes doing this kind of thing pretty easy.
 

funkychunkz

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Jun 1, 2005
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Actually popcorn is better for this.... expensive though

Without cranking out the dough, or downloading additional software, there is no easy way at all to do this.

However, a shareware program called ffmpegX will convert your video file (no matter the file type) into a DVD video file. Take the Video_TS folder into disk utility (or disk copy for 10.2.8 and prior) and make a disk image file out of it.

Go to Image-> New image from folder (select it), and go down to CD/DVD master. Use disk utility (that burns using the correct format, UDF).

Hope this works! (Never tried myself)
 

disconap

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Oct 29, 2005
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Report back if it does; I've always used Toast on Mac and Nero on PC, even from VOB files, so I'd be curious to see if it works (but too lazy to test it myself ;) ).