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Dvd burning my windows media centre wont burn a video dvd it says unsupported file type. its an avi file and it has burned them before. windows movie maker will begin to burn it but stops bout ten mins into it. it will burn music cds though. I also have a laptop and it wont burn them either. help!!!!! also my laptop will play a movie file but sound only. please help

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Make sure you are trying to burn the right type DVD
There are several, but most common are DVD+R and DVD-R
Look on Tray of drive to see
Also, some cheap high-speed CDROM are ****. 40-52x not really ;-)
Buy good CDRoms

If still no joy...
Could also be that a new device or proggie grabbed the DVD drive IRQ
Reinstall last Service Pack again
Reboot
Retry

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Tips: How to burn AVI files (torrent/digital Camera videos) to DVD on Windows 7


Do you like to shot videos with your favorite digital camera to capture and keep every happy moment in your life? And do you never miss any movies which can be free downloaded from torrent sites, such as Pirate Bay, Vuze, etc. to fully enjoy digital life? That's wonderful digital experience, but to keep these movies and life memory forever is suffering, isn't it? 'Cause either your digital camera's memory or your PC hardware has a limit, so many digital lovers keep asking how to burn digital Camera/torrent files to DVD:

Q1: My torrent downloads are always in the .avi format. I would like to play these movies in a regular DVD player, but I don't know how to burn the DVD on my computer (running on Windows 7).
Q2: I've shot the movie myself using a camera, it is a two hour long .avi file. All I want is to be able to shove it in the DVD player (in the living room) and for it to automatically play.

A: That's true, most videos shot by digital camera, and most free downloaded movies from torrent are in AVI formats. A good and easy way to keep these videos and movies forever is to burn AVI files to DVD which makes easier for you to watch these videos on your DVD player without any hitch. That's easy to finish the whole task, first of all, let's look at all the things you will need to burn AVI movies to a DVD.

1. Things You'll Need to burn AVI files to DVD AVI to DVD Burner software
A black DVD disc
A PC running on Windows OS (including the latest Windows7)
A PC with DVD Burner

2. How to find a good AVI to DVD Burner?
Actually, there are a lot of AVI to DVD conversion software, please never get a one without free trying first. Before making a purchase decision, you can get recommendations from professionals, friends, etc. And the most import thing is to get a free trail by yourself. In fact, I have tried a lot of such software, but for the sake of simplicity and stability, I will present you such a conversion tool which works well to convert AVI format to DVD on windows 7.

3. Steps to burn AVI files to a DVD on windows 7

Step 1: Free download AVI to DVD Burner
Please free download this Windows 7 AVI to DVD Burner, install and run it. And insert a DVD disc to your PC.

Step 2: Add AVI files
Add AVI videos or movies by clicking "Add Video" button.

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Step 3:Set DVD menu
Select your AVI files, then hit "Burn DVD" button at the bottom of the interface, and then check "Next", you can select DVD menu from built-in "Menu Template", and you can set background music and picture for your DVD menu by checking the related option to customize your DVD menu. Here I set the background picture by adding a picture from your PC. If you want to preview your DVD movies, you can click "Play" to make a preview.

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Step 4: Start to burn AVI files to DVD
After everything is done, you can click "Next" to select your DVD burner from "Burn to" option. Then, you can hit "Start" to burn AVI files to DVD.

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Here below is the explanation of TV Standard:
"NTSC" is 30 fps, which is used in USA, Canada and Japan;
"PAL" is 25fps, which is used in Europe and Asia.

That's all, after the conversion is done, you can watch your torrent movies or digital camera videos on your DVD player.

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How to burn iTunes music to CD, Burn iTunes videos movies to DVD?


You have a large collection of film movie Video TV Shows files purshased from iTunes library and want to burn part of your iTunes TV episodes movie to DVD disc in order to backup, share with your friends or watching them on either on computer , a DVD player or large screen tv. here is a quick tutorial about how to burn iTunes movie TV Shows to DVD.

As the movie bought from iTunes has apple digital rights management (DRM) license protection which don't allow users to burn iTunes Video Movie TV Shows files to DVD with DVD burning software directly. Commonly, we will need a DRM Removal software to strip iTunes DRM and convert itunes video to mpeg 2(DVD format) first, then burn converted itunes Video to DVD, now, the whole operation will go easy and convenient, the tool we use in this article can remove DRM from itunes, burn iTunes to DVD with only a few steps.

What we need is Daniusoft Media Converter Ultimate - the flagship product of Daniusoft DRM removal software series integrated full function of DRM removal, DVD Ripper, Media Converter, DVD Creator, Media Transfer, etc.

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Easily install and start DMC ultimate, click 'add' button to load iTunes media, usually they are stored in *:\My Documents\My music\iTunes\iTunes Music, including movie and TV show folder. With all settings are finished, click button 'start' to begin the conversion.
Now is coming to the main part to burn iTunes Movie to DVD. With steps above all are finished, we have actually removed DRM protection of iTunes Video. Click button 'burn-dvd.jpg' on right of DMC ultimate, open the burn option conversion. Add files and folder you want to burn.

DMC ultimate contains several DVD menu templates, or you can even customize title, background, font, etc. click 'next' DMC ultimate will automatically estimate result file volume. You can decide whether to keep files or not according to the estimate result.

Then next step is to start burning process. Within several minutes if you see pop up message saying 'DVD successfully burned' then congratulate to you for your effort success of burning and DVD will automatically pop up.

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1. Above are the whole processes to burn or store iTunes Video files to DVD to play on home DVD or TV sets.
2. Windows Media files contain also DRM protection system. This process can also to be used to burn Windows Media WMA/WMV files to DVD.

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Im a bit clueless but i have a downloaded movie on my pc and want to be able to put it on a disc, i have a compaq 6720s , does it have a burner inside it? what do i need to buy or install to be able to use...


I'm going to assume you are using a Windows operating system if you are using Windows media player. Windows media player does not come with the ability to burn or rip dvds. If your computer came with a dvd burner installed it should have also come with the burning software. You need to look for software labeled "Nero" or "Roxio" or another name that alludes to the fact that it will burn your dvds for you. Most of the software is pretty user friendly and if you need help using it you can just Google the software name and what your problem is and you can usually find an answer.

Now the tricky part is getting the video to a format that will allow you to burn it to dvd AND be played through a standard dvd player.

In order for your video file to be played in a standard DVD player it will need to be encoded in the MPEG-2 format. You will need software to do this for you. An excellent program would be "DVD Flick"

LifeHacker has put out an excellent tutorial explaining how to use DVD Flick here:

http://lifehacker.com/232322/hack-attack-burn-almost-any-video-file-to-a-playable-dvd

I hope this helps! If this did help you, please give a thumbs up!

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How to burn a dvd from an acer laptop


The laptop should have come with CD/DVD burning software preloaded. Acer's specs page for your model says it comes with NTI Media Maker. The program will have help information available to guide you through, and you can find more help online. If you just want to write data files onto a DVD, the process typically is not much more than dragging files to a layout window and telling the program to burn the disc. This gives you a way to back up data, or to store movies in formats you can view on a computer (AVI, MPG, etc.).

On the other hand, if you're asking how to make a video DVD that will play in a regular DVD player like a commercial movie, maybe with features like menus or scene selection and such, the process for making that kind of DVD is more involved. You need some DVD authoring software. NTI may offer that capability, but I'll admit I have never looked.

In most cases, the software that comes preloaded on computers is a limited version of some commercial product. The computer manufacturers get paid to include the program, and the software company hopes you'll buy the full version when you discover the limitations. If you don't want to pay for software, there are free, more full-featured programs available for downloading.

For general CD and DVD burning, I use CDBurnerXP. To make video DVDs, I use a program called DVDStyler. Both are open-source, meaning they are 100% free to download and use, and they both offer a lot of features.

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