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Help Me, Burning & Compressing

Apr 5, 2007
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Hello, I just bought a mac after using a PC. On the PC I used dvd shrink to burn & compress movies onto a blank disc. What program/software is there that will do the same thing as dvd shrink on a mac.
I want a program that will burn & compress.
Any suggestions would be great.
Oct 10, 2004
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Your Mac's Specs
3.4 Ghz i7 MacBook Pro (2015), iPad Pro (2014), iPhone Xs Max. Apple TV 4K
You want to get TOAST ($99). TOAST 8 allows you to compress videos to fit on 4.7Gb DVDs for burning. To get a movie off of another DVD though, you want to get MacTheRipper (Free).

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