DVD Burning Software

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Macnificant, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. Macnificant macrumors 6502a

    Feb 26, 2008
    I have been using Toast to burn DVDs. I try to fit 3-5 episodes on each DVD disk. They are avi files at about 350mb each.

    My problem is it takes about the same time to watch each episode as it takes to burn them. 3 1 hours espisodes take 3 hours to burn.

    Is there any faster programs out there
  2. And1ss macrumors 6502a


    Oct 20, 2009
    Your issue might not be a software related constraint, maybe the dvd burner is just slow. If you are using the mac notebook superdrive, to me, those drives are slow. I prefer an external one, much faster imo.
  3. B Gallagher macrumors regular

    Oct 19, 2008
    New Zealand
    Two points - which model Mac are you using? The superdrive speeds can vary a bit.

    Also, all burning software I know of gives an option to burn at a maximum speed. If this was set to 1x, that could explain why it's taking so long.
  4. And1ss macrumors 6502a


    Oct 20, 2009
    early 2008 mbp. I burned mainly data dvds and I have found my external sony burner burns faster than the superdrive using Toast.
  5. Michaelgtrusa macrumors 604

    Oct 13, 2008

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