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Consider the scenario where one has 10Gb of pictures they want to backup to DVD. Obviously, this will not fit on one DVD. However, 3 DVDs would do the trick just fine.

Is there software that will help automate the process of queuing or splitting up the files and then burning to multiple DVDs?

I know I can go in and copy/paste into 3 directories, and then manually split the files into them, but wasn't sure if there was something out there to help automate this process - particularly since it is something I want to do fairly regularly as part of my backup process.

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I doubt this will be a problem very long because of all the hype surrounding Blu-Ray, Amazon's S3, External HDs, etc. this won't be a problem very long. –  digitxp Sep 15 '10 at 19:56
    
@digitxp That's great, in this mythical future. But I'm in the here and now. And one of the reasons for DVD's is I can pass the pictures to family easily (which makes the backup an offsite backup, which is awesome) –  Matt Sep 15 '10 at 20:02

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Most 3rd party burning softwares support disc spanning when queuing up large amounts of files for burning to disc.

Nero Roxio to mention a couple.

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Yeah, what Moab said. That's the basic idea of pretty much ALL backup software as far as I know -- regardless of the target media. –  Uninspired Sep 15 '10 at 22:20

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