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Having poor audio and some video skipping on my home DVD's

I am trying to create a DVD from home movies using DVD Builder. the Intro to the DVD has pictures with a song in the backgound. This leads to the main menu to choose the chapter to play. I am experiencing 2 problems:

1 - the slide show in the beginning plays the song I attached (I have tried via an MP3 and tried using a WAV file), but the problem is that the quality of the audio skips/bumps at times. It is not a clean sound throughout the intro.

2 - on one of the chapters in mid play, the DVD jumps back to the main menu without warning.

Any suggestions as to why this is happening and how to correct this?

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I had to replace my DVD Player.

In reply to: Having poor audio and some video skipping on my home DVD's

The one in the family room would not play recorded DVD material reliably. Sorry but I know of no other way to fix that.


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Multiple DVD Players used to test

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A cheaper DVD player was definitely worse than the others I tried this DVD on, but even my higher end Sony was having problems. I tried using an MPG and a WAV file but still had the same result. Perhaps this was the software used. Do you have a good movie making software to recommend?

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The best player I found so far is...

In reply to: Multiple DVD Players used to test

My Philips dvp642. Try one of those. Since there is no standard DVD recorded media that will play on everything, I can only share what I found worked best.

Some go down that dead end path looking for better movie making software but once I got rid of the bum players everything got easy.

Sony is also not a good choice. Sony has too much interest in selling consumer DVD ready to view media...


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It sounds like maybe your hardware is not up to the task.

In reply to: Multiple DVD Players used to test

Don't use the computer for anything else when you doing video; or maybe a dvd recorder might simplify things.

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