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    Dec 01, 2006
    copying DVDs
    Im burning 30 dvds by tuesday, and I realized now that it takes up to 3 hours to burn one dvd, which is not enough time to get all 30 dvds done.
    is there a way (on either iDvd, or any other thing) that I can get these 30 DVDs done by Tuesday ? Maybe By copying them ?
    (I have an iMac, btw)

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    baggss's Avatar
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    Oct 10, 2004
    You are burning 30 DVDs from what? An image file? Another DVD?

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    Dec 01, 2006
    From a dvd ive made on my computer on iDVD

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    XMARLTONX's Avatar
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    Mar 14, 2007
    Marlton, NJ
    What kind of files are on the DVD? AVIs?

    Thats about right for copying a dvd with avis, that takes awhile.

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    Dec 01, 2006
    Hm well Ive edited and made a movie in iMovie, and then jsut sent it too idvd. But I also have menus, movie clips and 650 pictures in slideshows So Im burning one copy now, and checking if I can copy it

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    Dec 24, 2002
    Los Angeles, California
    You should be able to save your movie from iDVD as a disk image. From there you should be able to just burn copies of the DVD image.

    Right now it sounds like you are re-encoding the movie every time you make a copy of the movie. Which accounts for the three hours.
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    Jul 23, 2004
    North NJ
    yes to back up what rman said, you dont need to re-encode every time! set it to burn 30 copies. and then from there it will only need to encode once. subsequent copies will only take from 8-30 minutes depending on your drive
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    shahvikram123's Avatar
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    Nov 16, 2006
    UK, London
    instead of using idvd to keep on burning the dvd,'s, just make identical copies using toast or burn, this would be faster..
    also if your using toast then you can turn of the verifaction - this speeds it up quite a bit

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