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how to play UDF disc

by glenanaar / November 30, 2009 4:39 AM PST

i burnt a dvd-r on my dvd player and finalised it but i can't get it to play on my mac running snow leopard. info says its a UDF file, do i need a converter??

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Should Work
by Kevin M. Dean / November 30, 2009 7:42 AM PST
In reply to: how to play UDF disc

UDF should work. So you say it says it's UDF so it's mounting then? If so, it's likely in DVD format so you need to use the DVD Player app to play it.

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Thanks
by glenanaar / November 30, 2009 5:19 PM PST
In reply to: Should Work

Thanks. that works well, now i just need to edit it from 1 hour down to 15 minutes can you recommend a good program??

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Try iMovie,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / November 30, 2009 8:41 PM PST
In reply to: Thanks

if you still have the original material.
Far more difficult to edit the content once you have got it onto DVD

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Don't have original
by glenanaar / November 30, 2009 9:43 PM PST
In reply to: Try iMovie,

the original was downloaded from a video camera to a video tape, which i have, then i recorded it to dvd.
dvd won't play in imovie. If i downloaded Aimersoft DVD Ripper could i edit with that, or is there something better???

Thanks

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Camera
by Kevin M. Dean / November 30, 2009 10:36 PM PST
In reply to: Don't have original

If you can connect your camera directly to your computer, then iMovie can pull the original video data in which will yield you much better results than converting back from a much further compressed dvd.

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No Camera
by glenanaar / December 1, 2009 4:17 AM PST
In reply to: Camera

i dont have the camera, that is the problem. It was a training video we made a while ago and i only have a copy which was downloaded to a VHS tape at the time. I have now copied it to DVD and want to edit. Any suggestions for a good editing program??

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