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How to create a VCD from MP4 files on Windows XP?

I've got a Flip video recorder and want to put the videos from it onto CD so that they can be played in a standard DVD player. (I can't make DVDs, as I only have a CD burner.) I've exported the videos ...
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Nero Alternative? Or Soultion to my problem

When I was on XP I used Nero 6. It worked fine never had problems. I am now on windows 7 and I am using Nero BurnLite 10 and it does not work. I have DVD burner and a dvd player that plays divx ...
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Erasing a disk that can't be erased or mounted

I had an unmountable floppy image (.img) that contained an operating system I had made and I used disk utility to burn it to a CD. It said that the burn was successful. I tried to boot it from ...
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How do I burn a DVD in Windows 7?

I want to burn two DVDs: On the first one I want to burn a .iso file to the DVD. It's a Windows 7 .iso file. On the second one I want to burn two files. How do I burn these two different DVDs? ...
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Do you need a special dvd burner to burn dual layer dvds?

I have a DVD that I want to burn, but it's one of those huge dual layer ones. I'm wondering, before I attempt the burn process, if I need a special DVD burner in my PC to make this work properly. ...
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Burning mutiple discs at the same time

I'm trying to "mass produce" a DVD so I thought that by hooking up multiple burners to my computer and running multiple instances of Imgburn I would be able to reduce the amount of time I spent ...
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How to burn a set of AVI files with corresponding subs to DVD

I have a movie splitted in 3 .avi files with corresponding subtitles (.srt) to each of them. Is there any program (preferably for Linux) which can burn the complete movie to a DVD?
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How to write/make bootable Dvd? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Create Bootable CD from ISO How to make bootable Dvd?? I have copied files of my Windows DVD in my Pc and DVD is not working now I just write its DVD but its not ...
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Is there any open source DVD duplication software like Nero?

Nero Essentials isn't working right and I wondered if there was anything open source that I could use. I need to duplicate a DVD that I have authored - not a data disc a "real" dvd (with vob files, ...
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Burn a DVD to play video on standalone player and include autorun program for PC

Can you burn a DVD film that will play on a standard DVD player but also include on the disk some pc readable files that would auto launch on a PC? I want to create a dvd disk that essentailly has 2 ...
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Recover not properly burned DVD from camcoder

Can anybody suggest to me any good, and preferably free, software - working on Vista / 7 - for recovering content from DVD disks? A few DVD-R VOB files cannot be read from disk by Windows. Probably ...
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How can I burn mts files to DVD?

I just bought a new Canon Vixia HF10 which saves video file in .MTS. Yesterday I had a family party and recorded it. I would like to burn the recorded files to DVD to send my family. I have tried to ...
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Blank CD less space than there actually is (mac)

I just bought a TDK HC-R90 Recordable blank CD that's supposedly 800 MB, but when I put it in my Macbook, Finder says there's only 100 MB available. WTF? I'm trying to burn the 575.8 MB Anonym.OS ...
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Virtual DVD writer

my laptop does not have a DVD driver at all. But I'd like to convert my video to a DVD format (e.g. Video_TS and Audio_TS). Is there a Virtual DVD writer out there that can pretend to be a DVD+R or ...
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CD/DVD burn error in ImgBurn and Nero

I am getting the errors shown below when I try to burn a CD/DVD on my DVD writer. I am seeing this error for every CD/DVD I try to burn. I am not able to write any CDs or DVDs using ImgBurn. The burn ...
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How to burn DMGs on a Windows PC?

how can I burn .dmgs on Windows 7? I would like to do it free :)
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Burn 24/96 flac files to play on standalone player

I have vinyl record rip in 24/96 flac format. Each track is almost 200 MB big, so the album won't fit on CD. How to burn these files on a DVD to play with the same quality on standalone DVD player? ...
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Cannot write DVDs anymore, but can read them and write CDs

I'm stumped. I used to be able to write to DVDs and now I can't. I've tried different media (Memorex and Imations) I've tried different drives (internal and external) and even different OS's (Windows ...
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How can I confirm that burn process was completed successfully?

Just now I tried to make a duplicate copy of my Windows XP Pro SP3 CD. I had set 32X speed while the max speed allowed is 48X. And checked "Verify the Data after burning". I didn't observe how much % ...
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How can I watch iTunes tv shows/video on a DVD?

Is it currently possible for me to buy a tv show season or movie on iTunes and then burn it to a DVD and watch it from a DVD player?
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CD and DVD burning very slow with LG DVD Burner

I have an HP m7560in Desktop which came with an LG DVD burner. As far back as I can remember, it has been having problems in burning discs. It used to take about one and a half hour to burn 4 GB of ...
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How to burn rEfit .cdr or .dmg in Ubuntu or Windows?

I don't have Mac OS X installed on my MacBook Pro, but I have Ubuntu and Windows. I was following this website's instructions to boot faster into Ubuntu without a 30 second delay. However I can't ...
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No Option to Burn ISO on Windows 7

From what I hear, Windows 7 is able to burn ISO files natively. I should be able to right-click on a given ISO and choose "Burn disk image", but I do not have that option on any ISO I try. I am ...
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Verify burned CD image

Is there a way to verify a CD image (.iso) after it has been burned (and either the CD burning software does not have a "verify" option, or it was not used at the time of burning)? I tried ripping ...
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Create Bootable CD from ISO [closed]

I need to create a Bootable CD from a ISO. is there a free software available? I am using Windows 7
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software for ubuntu that can emulate cd burning

I don't want to waste my blank dvd's for a burning software that does not work. Do you know of any software that can emulate cd burning? Maybe emulate it by burning the data into a flash drive which ...
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How to burn .dvdmedia files to DVD on Mac OS X?

I have a .dvdmedia file that I got from RipIt on Mac OS 10.6. How can I burn it back into a DVD or at least into an ISO file?
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How to get rid of Untitled DVD in Mac OS X's Finder navigation bar?

I tried to burn a DVD in Mac OS X. It failed, and I was left with an Untitled DVD item in the navigation bar of Finder. It looks like this: How do I get rid of it?
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Burning Xvid and Dvix Files problems

I am using windows 7 ultimate 64 bit edition and Nero 8. Recently I noticed that every time I go to nero and burn a dvix/xvid file as a data DVD and try to play it in a dvd player that supports these ...
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how to know if a video file can be played on a dvd player

Is there an application that can emulate a dvd player? I've converted a .mp4 video using allok video converter. And choose the output format to be xVid(.avi)<--that is exactly what is written on ...
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What software supports full multisession CD burning on windows?

I know, that beating Nero in this field is very difficult. I have looked through best software listed in wiki, also checked the related posts here and here: most of the software either allows you to ...
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iTunes: Burn an MP3 CD when I only have AAC files?

Is there a way to burn an MP3 CD when iTunes only contains (unprotected) AAC files purchased from the iTunes store? There isn't an option directly in iTunes to convert AAC -> MP3 like there is for ...
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DVD drive doesn't recognize blank dvds only!

My dvd-rom works fine because I can play dvds on it, however when the dvd is a blank one the drive refuses to recognize it. So I can't burn dvds anymore because the drive shows up as empty in my disk ...
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Creating Acer Recovery DVD to ISO - No Optical Drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Virtual CDR driver I have an acer travelmate laptop that i'm trying to create the recovery dvd(s) for. I am stuck at this screen: This machine doesn't have an optical ...
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How can I archive a 30 GB file?

I have a 30 GB zip file containing an archive of digital materials available in the school library that I want to burn to DVD. Of course, 30 Gb is far too large for a single DVD and the content is ...
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Permission denied when trying to execute a binary burned to a CD-R

On an Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) machine, I burned a CD from the command prompt using: cdrecord -v speed=16 dev=0,1,0 /FPS.iso The CD now contains an executable and some files. I tested the CD by ...
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How to create iso dvd image for use with Mac OS X's “Disk Utility”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mac OS DVD Burning Software This seemed way easier on my PC. I would just pop a blank dvd in the drive, it asked what I wanted to do with it, to which I would respond, ...
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windows dvd maker encoding

My Windows DVD Maker stops/freezes the encoding process on some movies that I have converted to AVI files. Is there an answer to this using Windows DVD Maker? Or is there another software product that ...
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High level command line program for burning CDs and DVDs?

I'm sick of screwing around trying to script a clean solution to burn multiple files and folders to CDs and DVDs with wodim, growisofs and genisoimage. I'm looking for a high level command line ...
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Problem Burning a DVD with Windows 7

When I burn my files to a DVD using the Windows 7 drag and drop I can't actually see my files. Windows doesn't seem to finsih the DVD, even though I have followed the steps to do this. When I put ...
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Easiest way to burn single audio file to CD with track points in Windows

Do I really need to split the single file into multiple files first? Shouldn't there be a one-step utility that lets you burn a CD and define track points at the same time?
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burn a iso image to a DVD+R and not DVD-R

I have a iso image of a movie, which was ripped from a DVD-R. I wana try to burn those images to a DVD+R but if fails. What free software, or which is the best non-free software which can burn a ...
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High-end CD/DVD burners?

Do such things exist? I wouldn't mind paying $100 to $200 for one, but it must: Have a very fast spin-up to ready time (less than one second) Have an even faster dismount time (say, half second) ...
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Write a DVD from the Windows Command Line

Does anyone know an easy way to write files to a DVD from the command line. I've found a program that does it for CDs, and another that writes .ISO images to DVD. I want to use it to write files to a ...
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Is there an easy way to copy an audio CD in Mac OS X?

(not a commercial CD). I did some recordings of a band years ago and ran into one of the band members who asked me if I could make copies. I assumed that this would be easy. I know that I can rip the ...
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Aspect Ratio on Nero 9 for burning DVD

I am currently attempting to burn a screen capture file to DVD. I will admit that I know very little about the process, the terminology, and am at a loss of how to find this information. I am using ...
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create iso from windows xp 64 setup files

hi i have the following windows xp 64 bit files(starting with uppercase letter are folders): Amd64, Docs,I386,Support,autorun,readme,setup,... how can i create the iso from these files? it keeps ...
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Unable to mount DVDs on Gentoo

I'm unable to mount any dvd on my HP 6735s laptop running Gentoo (with combined stable (+) and testing (~) ebuilds). Here's everything that I can come up with: $uname -a Linux aiur 2.6.32.6-aiur-r5 ...
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Free Software to Burn FLV to DVD

I am looking for a free software to convert FLV videos to playable DVDs. I have tried several of the different tools from Google, but I do not want a watermark or time limit on my content.
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How do I configure or extend iTunes (on Mac OS X) to send a Growl notification when it's finished burning a CD?

Is it possible to get a iTunes to send a (Mac OS X) Growl notification when it's finished burning a CD? (GrowlTunes doesn't do that.) How? Update: Can an AppleScript query iTunes on whether it's ...