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Copying video to DVD w/out burner?

by plumin / December 24, 2008 2:25 AM PST

I'm getting ready to purchase a minidv camcorder. Since I do not have a DVD burner on my computer what would you suggest to be the easiest way to copy video to a DVD.

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Since you don't have the DVD recorder
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 24, 2008 2:27 AM PST

You would have this done by someone else.
Bob

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video to dvd
by AndyAndy852 / December 24, 2008 11:40 AM PST

You're looking around

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Copying video to DVD without a burner...
by Papa Echo / December 24, 2008 12:53 PM PST

What is stopping you from installing a DVD burner ? The process of creating DVD files is called "DVD authoring" (i.e. encoding mpeg and other supported files into VOB files, for example....) After that you burn them unto DVDs. Most programs do that in a continueous process.

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Addendum....
by Papa Echo / December 25, 2008 3:46 PM PST

Invest in a DVD writer/burner(Internal ones suggested) - they do no cost much. You will enjoy using your camocrder more...

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Invest in a DVD burner.....
by Papa Echo / December 30, 2008 5:08 PM PST

... latest models are Double-Layer ....in the long-run, it is the cheapest way .....

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Copying video to DVD w/out burner?
by luckyemma / January 21, 2010 3:19 PM PST

the easiest way to copy video to a DVD is just to download a burning software onto your computer.
This DVD Creator is nice, it can convert all the formats video to DVD. So no matter what the video formats of your minidv camcorder shots, it can be burned to DVD with this DVD Creator.
Here it is:
http://www.mediasoftmac.com/mac-dvd-creator.html#177

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