Can Only Fit 1 Hour Of Video On 120 Min. Dvd-r
Posted 20 March 2006 - 08:42 PM
Posted 20 March 2006 - 09:05 PM
Instead of burning to a DVD you burn to an image file, ie. unchcek "Burn to Disc" and check 'save to image'. Under "advanced options" select "best" quality. You will get a message warning you that your video will not fit on the DVD, ignore the message and continue. After your ISO file is created, use Disc Copier to burn that image file to a DVD. Disc Copier will transcode the ISO file to fit on the DVD. I find that the DVD video quality produced using the ISO method is much better then using "fit to disc" or using the medium or low quality settings.
I don't understand what you mean by "I copied a DVD from the library - which was about 90 minutes long - it fit fine with no problems. Why would that work, but burning mpeg files won't?)"
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Posted 21 March 2006 - 07:35 AM
If you simply copied a DVD with Disk Copier, then you get an identical copy of the uncopyprotected DVD.
The amount of video that you can fit on the DVD depends on the type of encoding that the program uses to 'fit' the video onto the DVD. Obviously, the more compressed the encoding, the greater the risk that you'll lose quality.
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