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Question about Tv Show DVD's

Jan 15, 2007
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I have downloaded a bunch of TV shows and I want to be able to burn onto a DVD. The video files are just avi's that I have been watching in quicktime but when I try to burn them, I use Toast 7, they are way to big to fit onto a dvd and to burn a season's worth, say 13 or so episodes, I would have to use 5 or so DVD's. I have also tried iDVD, and obvisouly again, its the same thing.

Is there any software out there that could compress these AVI's, or is there any other options out there?

Any help is awesome! Thanks guys

Dec 3, 2006
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Irvine, CA
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Black Macbook C2D 2GHz 3GB RAM 250GB HD iPhone 4 iPad 3G
If Toast is spanning the files across 5 DVDs, that's because it's turning them into proper DVDs that you should be able to pop into any DVD player. If that's what you actually want, then no amount of compression is going to cut down that number by a significant amount.

Now, if you just want to burn the files to a DVD as avi files for backup purposes, then use the Data DVD option. All the episodes should fit onto a single DVD, two at most if you go over the 4.7GB limit

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