How to fit more video onto a DVD?

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by yma, Sep 12, 2008.

  1. yma macrumors newbie

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    #1
    hi

    I'm trying to burn a series of shows onto DVD. I'm using iDVD, but can only get 2 shows on one DVD. The shows are 45 min long each and in mp4 format. Is there a way to get more shows onto the DVD??
     
  2. LethalWolfe macrumors G3

    LethalWolfe

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    #2
    IIRC iDVD has a limit of 2hrs. You might have better luck w/toast though.


    Lethal
     
  3. highjumppudding macrumors 6502

    highjumppudding

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    try the different encoding settings in idvd to get more hours... best performance/quality options should do the trick to fitting more hours on a dvd. toast would be a better solution though. you can squeeze more hours of video using their auto compression. you can even create a dual layer dvd project in toast and compress that to burn to a standard single layer dvd. toast is your best bet.
     
  4. NeoMayhem macrumors 6502a

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    You can also use an app like VisualHub to convert the files to a dvd and pick your own bitrate.
     

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