Burning shows/movies into DVD

By master_mood
Jan 20, 2007
  1. hi..

    i was wondering how i am able to burn more shows onto a DVD..

    i recently burnt three 350mb shows into a DVD which will be playable on a DVD player.. however, each show amounts to 1GB+ when burnt into the DVD and i'm only able to burn 3 of it into a DVD..
    seems to be a waste of space..

    i've seen that one DVD can hold up to 8 episodes.. how do i burn it that way?
  2. N3051M

    N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115

    Its called compression. And the type you choose is determined on if your dvd player can play it.

    Other methods is to chop up the video, which i don't think you'll want..
  3. jandarian

    jandarian TS Rookie Posts: 17

    are your dvd's 4.7 gigs? if so, you should be able to fit 4 at that size. As poster above already said, its about compression.

    Also, consider possibly dvd-rw's if you can burn them. Thats what we use here, we use the same ones every week, and they play well.
  4. peepnklown

    peepnklown TS Rookie Posts: 126

    I found the greatest piece of software for this type of task: VSO ConvertXtoDVD!
    If you want to add multiple episodes to a DVD all you need to do is add each file into the same project and it will do all the work for you and burn it on DVD.
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