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When trying to encode a DVD the progress bar gets to 99% encoded then stops with a dialog box stating there has been a MacOS error. Result = -111. This happens if I try to burn to DVD or create a .dmg. 

I still have Toast 15 installed but am reluctant to uninstall it in case I can't reinstall it and end up without any burning software.

Cheers Neil H.

Mac Mini (2018), Mojave 10.14., 3.2GHz i7, 32GB RAM.

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I'm getting the same message, but only for one particular file. I've run tests with other video clips (MP4 files straight off the GoPro without any editing) and they've worked perfectly well.

I can't find anything wrong with the file that won't burn, so any ideas would be most welcome.

iMac (late 2015), Mojave 10.14.2

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Yes, have tested it and found the same. I have a support ticket with Roxio open so I'll see if I can send them a copy of a failing movie to them for analysis.

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I had the same -111 error trying to burn some files to blue ray. New iMac with latest software. Movie files from iMovie set to Best quality. I could burn movies less than ten minutes. 20 minute ones give me the error. The shorter ones were made from same photo and head cam video as the longer ones used. I could add three short movies to one blu Ray disc. One work around I didn’t try was to split the longer movies and just set the encoder to auto play them in series. I may try that yet. I didn’t have the time to keep wasting so I just bought leawo’s Software and it worked first try and I didn’t have to split anything.  hopefully Roxio fixes their product. I will say of the movies I got to encode using both Leawo and Roxio, I definitely prefer the video quality produced by Roxio. Smoother video and more accurate reproduction of the original file.

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So as a follow up to my last post... I figured I’d go ahead and try splitting the larger movie files and burning. After all the 100 bucks I spent on toast 17 pro included Splice which is supposed to be able to split movies. Well.. first, the only option is ‘auto splice’ which doesn’t seem to have options. Ie how many files, size, minutes etc. so I went ahead and hit the auto split button... it ran for a few minutes and then crashed. 

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Hmmm, that doesn't sound great. It's kind of weird as I've run another test with a fairly long file that was recorded recently and it worked perfectly well. Run time was about 40 minutes.

The file giving me trouble was recorded by someone else about 12 months ago on a different camera, an older GoPro model. I've burned DVDs of the material previously using basic burner software (Burn, free software that was quite capable) but had to upgrade to Toast as older software is gradually stopping working, presumably because of the switch to 64-bit only on the Mac. It's frustrating but the problem does seem to be related to one particular file. I'll try splitting it and see what happens as it has a long runtime of well over an hour.

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I'm having the same problem! I opened a support ticket with Roxio on the Feb 5...no response as of yet. I can burn shorter files just fine, but I have a couple of files 1:28, and 1:32 long. They both fail after encode prior to multiplexing. IDK if the encode fails to complete or the multiplexing fails to start. I am using Toast Titanium 17.3 on a Macbook Pro with macOS Mojave 10.14.3. I can burn the same files with my iMac OSX High Sierra using Toast 12. What's changed? 

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I've tried several files, even down to 30 minutes that fail. Others that are longer burn ok. I have a support ticket open, they replied that they have not heard from there engineers as of yet. They did ask if I can burn a DVD via MyDVD Pro (which also fails). Maybe these problems are related?

As soon as I hear back from them I'll update here.

 

h2oflyer,

Toast 17 is now 64 bit. Apart from that I see no difference though I haven't used it because of the ongoing problem. 

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Yes, I am also having the same problem. 2012 Mac Pro Mac OS 10.12.6 64GB Ram, 5 TB HD. I question my Sierra (32 bit) and do I have to go up to High Sierra (64) ? Suggestions are welcome. Thanks

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7 minutes ago, MT-Mike said:

Yes, I am also having the same problem. 2012 Mac Pro Mac OS 10.12.6 64GB Ram, 5 TB HD. I question my Sierra (32 bit) and do I have to go up to High Sierra (64) ? Suggestions are welcome. Thanks

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If you keep on doing what you are doing... You will keep on getting what you got. Something has to change.

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I am also receiving the same error code when I try to burn the DVD.   My file encodes completely, but then will not burn.  I was trying to burn it in High Definition.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks!

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I have used TOAST for many years and have never had such an annoying problem when trying to encode/burn a DVD. Successful encoding results in an OS error -111. File size makes no difference, iMac, laptop, two different burners - same error message. Looks like a lot of people need help here.

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