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Burning 3D Blu-Ray Movies

by aces99 / March 22, 2013 5:48 AM PDT

Hi, I got a question I need some help with. I will give you my set-up first. I have a HD TV and a 3D Blu-Ray player in my home theater system. I also have a computer with windows 7 and a DVD burner with all the software. My friend bought over a 3D movie and I am trying to burn a copy of it. My question is do I need a blu-ray burner and a Blu-ray DVD to make a copy of it or can I use my DVD burner and a regular burnable DVD and then play the movie in my 3D blu-ray player and watch it on my TV.

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There are a few issues with this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 22, 2013 5:55 AM PDT

All 3D Blu-Ray movies I see are copy protected and since we are on a CBS hosted site you can rest assured that no one can discuss cracking that or making a copy of that BD media.

So the answer is that you'll have to go buy your own copy.

Think about it. If it was so easy, wouldn't that be the end of the industry as we know it?

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What about if it was just general pictures or documents
by aces99 / March 22, 2013 6:02 AM PDT

Ok, what if it was just regular pictures or documents that was on a Blu-ray DVD. Would I be able to copy the stuff that was on it with a DVD burner and a regular DVD or would I need a Blu-ray burner and a Blu-ray DVD in order to make a copy?

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by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 23, 2013 12:36 AM PDT

To copy the stuff (to a USB stick or your hard disk) a Blu-ray reader suffices.
To copy the disk to another disk, you need a Blu-ray writer/burner.


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by aces99 / March 23, 2013 6:18 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: DVD

Thanks, that is what I thought. Do you have any recommendations on what is the best blu-ray writer\burner to get?

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Now you did it.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 23, 2013 6:21 AM PDT
In reply to: Thanks
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by aces99 / March 25, 2013 8:35 AM PDT
In reply to: Now you did it.

I found the one I want. Thanks for the link.

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