Burning DVDs

By RedBones
Jun 7, 2007
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  1. My 1st time doing slideshows to DVD.....I have burned a a photo story 3 slideshow to DVD. I converted it to avi in order to burn it..I used power2go to burnit.....the DVD looks great except random flashing pixels in about 10% of the slides....( look like tiny flashing Christmas lights)..It's not the pic's ..I took the pics that were effected and made a tiny dvd with them and they werefine in th etest DVD..don't know what to try next..any suggestions
  2. dustin_ds3000

    dustin_ds3000 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,128

    are you trying to use the dvd on a dvd player or just use the dvd as storage
  3. RedBones

    RedBones Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    I am making a slide show to show my family
  4. zipperman

    zipperman Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,423   +7

    Why an avi

    This gets off to a confuseing start,
    Quote : I converted it to avi in order to burn it.You can burn any data.jpg or avi etc.
    What did you convert and what with ?
    ? Do you mean for a home DVD player ?
    Just put the pictures on the DVD disk.If the DVD player reads
    this format usually .jpg then it's a slide show,
    or are you trying to make a movie with comments between pictures ?
    An avi is a movie,and an unnecessary conversion.:rolleyes:
    What is the total size of your pictures ?
    If you don't mean a home DVD then you can use XP's Slideshow
    screensaver.
    Give more details as asked above.Home or PC player has to be answered.
  5. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,273   +258

    Sounds to me like he is making a DVD slideshow for people to play in a set top DVD player - the reason it's a movie is for transitions and audio to be added in. Perhaps the recipients don't have a PC or he just wants to make something a bit more elegant for his family.
  6. zipperman

    zipperman Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,423   +7

    I agree

    Thats the way i see it.But first you create and test it on your PC,
    Then you burn it to disc for compatible set top DVD players.
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