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  1. #1

    Member Since
    May 24, 2007
    Burning a DVD with Toast
    hi all, I just burned PLANET EARTH to a dvd using Toast. The file I have is 2.13 gb, and its in .avi format.

    When I put the disc in my player, it says "Disc Error" and tells me that the disc is "Not NTSC". any advice on what to do/what this means? thanks.

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    dtravis7's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 04, 2005
    Modesto, Ca.
    iMac 2010 27" QuadI7 OS10.13 iMac 2008 OSX10.11, MBP Late2011OS10.13 , iPad Pro 10.5", iPhone 5s,
    This is a bit old but it should help. I use iMovie to convert from PAL to NTSC. What that message is saying is your movie is in European PAL format. You need to convert to NTSC.

    See if any of this helps.

    Here is another URL from Apple.

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    Member Since
    May 24, 2007
    ok thanks, I'll try that out. does it really make the movie jerky/of lesser quality?

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    Levi's Avatar
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    Jul 06, 2007
    MBP : 2.4GHz : 2GB RAM : 256MB VRAM : 160GB HDD
    I can't speak for the software, but from TV guys point of view, you shouldn't see any quality loss going from PAL to NTSC. The movie will speed up slightly though, and the resolution be slightly lower (but it's only what you'll be used to).

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