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  1. #1

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    Jul 23, 2009
    iDVD won't burn?
    I've been trying to burn some movies that I have on my computer, to DVD so they'll play in any DVD player. I don't know what format plays in every DVD player so I wanna be able to use a program that does everything for me. I've used DVD flick on a PC. You basically just upload the movie, put a DVD in and it converts it and put it on a DVD all for you.

    I did some research online and found out that iDVD was easiest. I was looking for a free program to use.

    So I use the 1 step thing in iDVD. I find the movie I wanna put on DVD and it starts encoding and whatever else it does.

    So it says there's 1 minute left and it ejects the DVD. it keeps saying there's 1 minute left.

    I put it back in to see if the DVD actually works and nothing comes up until I cancel the encoding or whatever. When I cancel it something comes up saying I've inserted a blank DVD.

    Why is this happening/how can I fix it?

    Is there an easier free way to burn to a DVD?

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    Sep 07, 2009
    I use Toast
    Macbook Pro & Snow.......

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Jul 23, 2009
    Quote Originally Posted by Cube1 View Post
    I use Toast
    I don't wanna have to pay for toast because it's pretty expensive.

    My friend lent me her copy of toast and I tried it but I had a problem with it.

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    Please read the forum Guidelines.

    Quoted in part:

    Respect copyrights and the law.

    Don’t discuss or conduct content theft or any other illegal activity. Period. We follow U.S. law on the forums, so just because something might be legal in your country doesn’t mean it will be allowed here. If you’re ever in doubt, contact one of the moderators before you post.

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