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Can't get DVD to play

I have a Mac and I loaded a DVD but it is not playing. I see the DVD player in applications but I can't access as it is grey and when I click on it nothing happens. What do I do?
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Burning DVD+R DL backup on OS X 10.8 via Disk Utility, .ISO too large?

I have a DVD dual layer backup ISO file that, when uncompressing turned out to be 8.74 GB and has an associated .dvd file. I am a bit confused as as the DVD+R DL files I have only have a capacity of ...
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iMac 20inch (Mid 2007) SL DVD Boot Prohibitory Sign

iMac 20inch (Mid 2007 Build) with Ubuntu 12.0.4 How I got in this situation I had a perfectly healthy Intel iMac running Snow Leopard several months ago. Then I got the dreaded spinning gear and ...
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Causes of a Mac's SuperDrive refusing to accept blank DVDs

My iMac (quad-core i7 2.93 GHz, 27") frequently refuses to accept blank DVDs when I insert them for burning. What could be the cause of this? The machine is just over two years old now; does dust ...
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auto-create symlink to currently inserted DVD

Is it possible to use applescript or a shell script to automatically create a reference to the currently inserted DVD? If I pop out Midsomer Murders DVD and insert Star Trek, the Wrath of Khan, the ...
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iDVD Burning Discs - Freezes & Ejects at last step

When I'm in iDVD and go to burn a disc it goes through all the steps and at the last step where it asks if you continue and burn it freezes and won't allow you to push the okay/yes button and ejects ...
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Is it possible to repair iso images incorrectly made with dd in OSX Snow Leopard?

About a year ago, I made rips of a bunch of my CD/DVD games and packed the originals away. The problem is that now I'm trying to use WinXP Pro on VirtualBox on OSX Snow Leopard to play these iso ...
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Mount directory as virtual dvd/cd (not disk)

I would like to emulate mounting as a virtual cd or dvd, so Mac OS X Lion thinks it is a real cd / dvd. I have already tried ToastMount, however it hasn't been compiled for Intel processors and I ...
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Rip an homemade DVD-Video without re-encoding on Mac OSX Lion

I have an home-made DVD-Video (without any copy protection whatsoever) and I'd like to import its content to iDVD on my Mac OSX Lion system to make new menus and cut some of the video sequences to ...
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Can not share DVD drive from one Macbook Pro to another

I don't know the specifics of CD/DVD drive sharing on OS X, but my understanding is the following: I have two Macbook Pros, one late-2007 with a damaged DVD drive and one early-2011 with a fully ...
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How do I backup DVDs and Blu-rays to my Mac?

I have begun to backup my DVDs and Blu-rays to my Mac using a combination of MakeMKV and Handbrake. I've noticed that this doesn't actually make a backup of the discs, but just creates an mkv file for ...
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Add files to playable DVD Mac

I have a DVD that was created in iDVD, I don't have the source, just the DVD with the VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS folders. When I stick it in my DVD player, I get a nice menu and can play one of 4 home ...
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Burn AVI with embedded subtitles to DVD on a Mac?

I have an AVI file that has subtitles within the file itself (no .srt) that I need to burn to DVD on a Mac for a presentation at work. How do I accomplish this?
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How can I create an ISO image from a dvd with my Mac?

I can only create an cdr image, but not iso. Is it possible to create an iso image using mac standard software (disk utility)? Regards Christian
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create image of Mac OS X install DVD so that the installation is possible without DVD driver

I have an old MacBook with Mac OS X Tiger 10.4.11 and I want to upgrade (actually to new install) it to Snow Leopard. The problem is that my DVD drive is broken and I have no external one as well. I ...
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1answer
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What is the quickest way to merge multiple MPEG-4 files to a single DVD?

I am using Mac OS X 10.5 I have 30 MPEG-4 files, and I wish to burn these to a DVD that can be played in a standard DVD player (i.e. on a TV) What is the best way to burn these all to a DVD so that ...
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What options are there for ripping and storing DVD movies in a playable format?

What options do I have for ripping and storing DVD movies in a playable format? I have several hundred DVDs and would like to back them up, but I also would like to be able to watch them. I have ...
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Why does DVD Player in OS X 10.5 “Leopard” exit full-screen mode during playback?

When playing a full screen movie with the built-in DVD Player in OS X 10.5 "Leopard", not with Front Row, the movie will occasionally exit fullscreen mode automatically. No message box has popped up, ...
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862 views

Why is Ripping a DVD on OS X so Slow?

I need to rip a few dozen DVDs. However, it takes about 45 minutes or so per DVD. Anyone know why there seems to be a limit to ripping speed? Running Macbook Pro, 4GB Ram, Intel CPU, OS X 10.6.4. ...
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1answer
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What is a good alternative to the iDVD OneStep DVD feature for copying video from a camcorder to DVD (on Mac OS X)?

I can't use the iDVD "OneStep DVD" button to copy video from my camcorder to a DVD—see "Why does nothing happen after I press OK after selecting OneStep DVD in iDVD (with my Canon HV20 connected)?". ...
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How can I split the 5.1 audio channels from an AC3 file into individuals streams (preferably on a Mac)?

I have a file that I've pulled from a DVD that is apparently in AC3 5.1 format. The extension is .AC3 and it opens an plays in QuickTime, VLC etc. What I want is each individual channel in a separate ...
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940 views

Mac Disk-Utility input/output error

a couple of other people have posted about this but my specific problem has not been addressed. For months I have been backing up DVDs and home movies with no problem then all of a sudden I get an ...
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Subtitle program for DVD on Mac

I like the looks of Belle Nuit Subtitler, even though the price is a bit high. Does anyone know any other program like it that can add subtitles to a video stream while watching the stream itself? ...
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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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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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Disabling the Driver Region on a Mac

So, this is the first time I try to watch a DVD disc on my (new) Mac and I wonder if I can keep it as fresh-new by not choosing any region and just play discs from anywhere. I understand the media ...
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Automate ripping TV show DVDs

RipIt & Handbrake do a really good job of ripping and compressing. For normal "single main feature" DVDs I have a good workflow, and for the most part handbrake does a good job of figuring out ...
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Can I create a DVD from a video-ts folder

I have a VIDEO-TS folder with some BUP, IFO and VOB files. Is it possible to create a DVD from this folder? What programs could I use. Both Mac and Windows are OK.
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Does Mac OS X store the names of DVDs that have been played?

I would like to see what DVDs have been played on my Mac OS X Tiger laptop. Can you tell me how to view the file that contains this information?
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Best way to burn OS to Disc on Mac?

How to burn an OS like Windows 7 onto a DVD for Mac? What software should be used? Is Toast good enough and if so, how do I make the DVD bootable?
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How to turn off verification after DVD burning on OS X?

I use the built in DVD burner from OS X. Whenever I burn a disk, it is verified after burning. Nice, but I am usually quicker in verifying myself with a bit more human, maybe more error prone ...
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New Dvds with 99 Title tracks, which one is the correct track?

I have embarked on the task of backing up my DVD collection. I have noticed that some of the newer movies I am attempting to rip contain 99 Title tracks all with approximately equal overall run ...
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2answers
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Multi-core DVD ripping/encoding on the Mac

A friend of mine likes ripping DVDs to his Mac. He’s currently on an ancient machine, and is about to upgrade to either a MacBook Pro or an iMac. Just wondering if any of the Mac DVD ripping software ...
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How can I make photo CDs from iPhoto?

I have a new MacBook. I don't know the OS, but just got it; it's the cheaper model. I saved a lot of photos on iPhoto and can't figure out how to burn a CD. I tried the "share" function and when I ...
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709 views

Mac OS X CD ripping speed

I am using vobcopy (installed via macports) to rip DVDs on a mac. I have been doing this for a while on linux with no problems. On the mac however, it is VERY slow. I am guessing that somehow the DVD ...
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1answer
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Can I watch DVDs from different regions on a Mac mini using multiple drives?

I would like to watch DVDs from two different regions on a Mac mini. Can I do this by connecting an external DVD drive and using the internal drive for one region and the external for the other? Are ...
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How can I burn Mac OSX compatible DVDs using Windows XP? [closed]

What is a good DVD burning application for Windows XP that can create an disk that is mountable on Mac OSX? Of course, free would be nice.
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1answer
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How can I make my iMac search for a Remote Discs (as though it were a MacBook Air)?

How do you enable "DVD or CD Sharing" remote discs on a Mac with a built-in optical drive? I don't mean offering discs (which is done via the System Preferences GUI), I mean, discovering them.
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How to copy a DVD on Mac

Is there any software (preferred free) which allows me to copy a DVD (Disk to Disk copy)? I have installed Burn, but it does not seem to let me do what I need. Thank you.
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Mac OS X Program to Sort Files Into Folders for Burning?

So I have 90 GB of photos from an event that I'm going to make contact sheets for and put onto DVD. It's sorted by photographer and by subject. Normally what I do is make folders for each disc, then ...
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How can I boot Mac OS X install DVD through GRUB on a Mac Mini

I have a Mac Mini with Ubuntu Fiesty on it - but need to re-Mac it. My problem is that I can get it to recognise the install DVD. I've tried using the memdisk.bin / sbootmgr.dsk combo but can't seem ...
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Ripping software for Mac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best Mac OS X DVD Ripper So handbrake will rip dvds and encode them, but what if they are protected? Is there any application out there which will remove any digital ...
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Alternative to DVD Player on Mac OS X [closed]

DVD Player is probably the program I use that crashes the most. Are there any alternatives?
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Best Mac OS X DVD Ripper [closed]

I want to rip a DVD on OS X, but don't know what software to use. Is there free open source software? What is the best software for ripping on OS X?
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550 views

Mac OS DVD Burning Software

There is a question I see popping on and on at forums but with no "good" answer. I've copied a DVD to my hard drive and it is about 6.6 GB. Is there any software that will help me to burn it into a ...
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How can I force my Mac Mini to eject a DVD

Today I put a movie DVD into my Mac Mini, but the Finder doesn't show it => the Mac doesn't seem to know it is there. How can I force an eject? Note: Booting with all kinds of keys CMD, ALT, Apple ...
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3answers
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How can you rip a DVD using VLC media player on Mac OSX?

I want to be able to rip DVD's on my Mac using VLC media player.
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Looking for free Mac software to produce DVD's with subtitles [closed]

I have a movie in .avi format and I created the subtitles, now I would like to create a DVD that can be reproduced on a "regular" dvd player. Any idea?