What file formats can the DVD burner burn?

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by Skoles, May 13, 2005.

  1. Skoles

    Skoles Guest

    I have a bunch of Top Gear & Fifth Gear episodes as well as some other short films. They are all in their various formats, Quicktime, DIVX etc and I'm curious if the Mac can burn those right to DVD (for TV viewing) w/out converting them. Or will it do it automatically? Or is there a program I can use?
  2. tenplanescrashing

    tenplanescrashing Active Member

    Jan 9, 2005
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    good question. I'd like to know this as well. You may be able to use iDVD to put those together and burn it that way, but :dunno:
  3. LiekOMG

    LiekOMG New Member

    Mar 11, 2005
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    Jenna Jameson's School of the "Performing Arts"
    Either the files have to be converted to MPEG-2 (DVD video) in order for your DVD player to be able to play them, or your DVD player has to be able to play DIVX.

    I believe Roxio Toast allows you to convert and burn a DVD in one step. I'm not sure what video formats it accepts though.

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