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DVD burn formatting

by joeos11 / December 21, 2008 2:07 PM PST

So I am new to burning DVD videos. I am downloading movies and wanting to throw them on DVD-R's so that I can watch them on the tv. I burned my first one, and though I can view it in full screen on my computer, it has a black boarder around it when I watch it on the television. I burned the same movie in both 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratio, with the same results. How do I get rid of this black boarder around my movie and watch full screen on my television? Thanks!

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Won't happen . . .
by Coryphaeus / December 21, 2008 10:42 PM PST
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Downloaded videos are compressed. And, the resolution of computer monitors and TVs are different.

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Tell us about the videos...
by John.Wilkinson / December 21, 2008 10:51 PM PST
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Specifically, the source and format - titles may help as well - of the videos as well as the burning software used to create the DVDs.

John

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You probably should just watch it with the boarder;
by ahtoi / December 22, 2008 1:05 AM PST
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You could zoom out to full screen but the video may not be sharp enough for your liking. Nero has the ability to reformat it to full screen, but again, the picture quality will be degraded.

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