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    Burning a DVD with Toast

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    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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    Burning a DVD with Toast
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    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.

    http://www.danslagle.com/mac/iMovie/...cks/6017.shtml

    See if any of this helps.

    Here is another URL from Apple.

    http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=50156

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    Burning a DVD with Toast

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

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    Burning a DVD with Toast
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    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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