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Is there a free program that I can use to compress a single layer 4.7gb blank dvd to a 8.5gb size?

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Just so I have it correctly as I think you may have it a bit backwards. You wouldn't have to compress a 4.7gb to be able to fit it all on a 8.5gb...(9.4gb) You may have to compress a DL disk to be able to fit all of the contents on a smaller 4.7gb disk. There is such a program out there that will do this. i.e. give you the ability to "backup" purchased copies of your dvd collection. The program that can do this is called DVD Shrink. I believe you can find this at www.download.com The program also allows you to re-author the disk to only include the movie and not all of the extras.

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