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DVD BURNING I have downloaded a movie that runs for 2hrs 38mins. I burnt it on a double layer blank dvd 8.5gb but it won't play on my dvd player. Other movies (under 2hrs long) I have burnt on a 4.7gb dvd work ok. Is there anyway I can fit a 2hr38min movie onto a 4.7gb dvd?

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Yes there is, there is plenty of software that will actually make any size move fit on a regular 4.7gb dvd, my definate favorite is CloneDvd2, also nero will, hope this helps and anything else i can help you with i am happy to help, also the most likely reason your dvd wont play the dual layer disc is that it doesn't support dual layer.

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