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Why Can't I Burn 120 Min Video Dvds?


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When I load video media into Toast 6 it maxes out at about 70 minutes. DVDs are supposed ot hold 120 minutes of video. It's not ym DVDs because it happens before I've put a DVD in and when I am just creating a disc image. Any ideas on what the problem is?

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Just Toast 7. It's minimum system requirement is OS 10.3.9 or later and QuickTime 7. If you don't have that then you need Jam 6 to add the AC-3 capability to Toast 6.

Toast 7 requires a G4 or better machine. If you have a G3, then only Toast 6 works.

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When I load video media into Toast 6 it maxes out at about 70 minutes. DVDs are supposed ot hold 120 minutes of video. It's not ym DVDs because it happens before I've put a DVD in and when I am just creating a disc image. Any ideas on what the problem is?

Toast 6 can encode up to 90 minutes of video to fit a Video DVD. The reason it isn't more is that the audio is uncompressed PCM which takes up a lot of space. iDVD can fit 2 hours of video with PCM audio by compressing the video to a lower bit rate setting, which loses picture quality.

 

You can get Toast 6 to put 2 hours on a single-layer DVD by also getting Jam 6. This enables the AC-3 audio encoding in Toast 6, allowing more space for video. However, a better deal is to buy Toast 7 that has a better video encoder as well as AC-3 audio. It can fit more than 3 hours to a single-layer DVD.

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Toast 6 can encode up to 90 minutes of video to fit a Video DVD. The reason it isn't more is that the audio is uncompressed PCM which takes up a lot of space. iDVD can fit 2 hours of video with PCM audio by compressing the video to a lower bit rate setting, which loses picture quality.

 

You can get Toast 6 to put 2 hours on a single-layer DVD by also getting Jam 6. This enables the AC-3 audio encoding in Toast 6, allowing more space for video. However, a better deal is to buy Toast 7 that has a better video encoder as well as AC-3 audio. It can fit more than 3 hours to a single-layer DVD.

 

Thanks for the explanation.

 

Do I need Toast 7 and Jam or jsut toast 7?

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Thanks for the explanation.

 

Do I need Toast 7 and Jam or jsut toast 7?

Just Toast 7. It's minimum system requirement is OS 10.3.9 or later and QuickTime 7. If you don't have that then you need Jam 6 to add the AC-3 capability to Toast 6.

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