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Burning DVD's To Watch On TV

Mon Dec 18, 2006 4:18 am

So I got a question. Say I were to download a movie on say morpheus and I want to burn it to a DVD to watch on my tv, which format should I use to convert it to? Well not that I would ever do this or anything (cough cough) but im just curious

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RE: Burning DVD's To Watch On TV

Mon Dec 18, 2006 4:50 am

Well, the answer is obvious: MPEG 2
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RE: Burning DVD's To Watch On TV

Mon Dec 18, 2006 4:56 am

Is there a special program i need to convert movies, or something that I may already have on my machine? Thanks again!

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RE: Burning DVD's To Watch On TV

Mon Dec 18, 2006 5:04 am

Yes, there is a whole lot of video conversion and DVD mastering software available, software supplied with the OS is not enough. The conversion software may depend on the you have the movie in, DVD mastering software is a must. Try to visit www.videohelp.com, under the section called "tools" you'll find all kinds of software.
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RE: Burning DVD's To Watch On TV

Mon Dec 18, 2006 5:58 am

All you need is ImgBurn it's free and does a great job, and there are dozens of applications who can do the same thing.
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RE: Burning DVD's To Watch On TV

Mon Dec 18, 2006 6:01 am

Well alright here comes another question....bet you saw this comin huh? lol Well im not the brightest when it comes to converting this stuff since Im new to it. I have an AVI movie I downloaded and one mpg movie i have that i would like to put on DVD to watch on TV. What program would I use? I been lookin at that site you gave me and it all just confuses me  Smile Thanks so much!

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RE: Burning DVD's To Watch On TV

Mon Dec 18, 2006 6:06 am

To convert you AVI file to MPEG use TMPGenc simply the best there is
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RE: Burning DVD's To Watch On TV

Mon Dec 18, 2006 6:16 am

I have some software called ConvertXToDVD. It reallly is as easy as selecting a video file (or multiple, pretty much any format), create a menu if you want to, then click "Convert & Burn", it just converts it and burns it straight to DVD.

I can't be bothered with anything more complicated, but this works a treat with a couple of clicks.

Beware though any program will take several hours to burn a movie to DVD, a 2 hour movie takes about 4 hours to burn.

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RE: Burning DVD's To Watch On TV

Mon Dec 18, 2006 6:23 am

Quoting Noelg (Reply 7):
Beware though any program will take several hours to burn a movie to DVD, a 2 hour movie takes about 4 hours to burn

Nero takes just under an hour...

Depends completely on your machine specs...
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RE: Burning DVD's To Watch On TV

Mon Dec 18, 2006 7:00 am

Get nero or sonic and when you go to burn select creat dvd and select the files you want to burn and the software should do the rest for you. I've always done it that way and never had an issue.
 
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RE: Burning DVD's To Watch On TV

Mon Dec 18, 2006 7:08 am

OR, you could just connect the S-video out from your laptop directly to the TV, and voila!
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RE: Burning DVD's To Watch On TV

Mon Dec 18, 2006 7:28 am

Quoting Kaddyuk (Reply 8):
Nero takes just under an hour...

Nero is good for one thing, making coasters!

If I were you, and were to hypothetically burn a DVD to watch on TV I would think that the hypothetical file would be in a .iso format. In which case, I would hypothetically use Deep Burner, a free program that burns a DVD of 4GB in about 20 minutes, I've never made a coaster with Deep Burner. Now all of this is just hypothetical of course.
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RE: Burning DVD's To Watch On TV

Mon Dec 18, 2006 7:45 am

How about burning TV's to watch on DVD?

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