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Help,I have put my photos onto a dvd,I can play it on my pc but not on my tv,what should I have done???

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What you should have done . . .

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is read the Note in red:

Note: If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.

What do you mean by "play"? Slide show, power point, Windows movie?

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photos

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Ok sorry,NEC powermate V1220,windows vista.By "play" I mean look at the photos on the tv through the dvd player.

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OK, like ChuckT said . . .

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What formats will the DVD player play and what formats are you saving the pictures?

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The photos are jpg.The following is from the dvd book.
File extension:".jpg"

CD-R Format: ISO 9660 and Joliet.
DVD+R/RW Format: ISO 9660(UDF Bridge Format)
Notes on jpg file:Progressive and lossless compression JPEG files are not supported.
Hope this makes it clearer.
Thanks

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It helps a little

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But if you gave us the model number of your TV device, that you are using to "play" these DVDs, that would be better.

JPG is just the most typical of picture formats. Not being able to support "lossless JPEG" (by the way, JPG and JPEG are just different acronyms for the same format) may be that it expects JPG on the filename, and many "lossless JPEG" images MAY have JP2 on the end. OR the image decoders in your device may just not handle "lossless JPEG" images. I can't say, for sure, because I don't know what your device is.

One other reason you may be having with trying to read your images on your burned disk is that you may have your images in a folder or sub-folder, a data structure that your device, perhaps, can not delve into. Your images may need to be at the root (the top level directory) of your disk. OR your device may require that your images be in a particular folder structure and/or name.

Again, if you tell us what your device is, perhaps someone here can research your owner's manual.

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A DVD has to be readable by a TV (?) to be used by a TV

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Just because you can put photos on a DVD does not make it compatible with any reader, be it a computer, a DVD player, or any sort of device including a TV that might have a DVD player built in.

Just because it plays on a computer is not a fair or equal test. There can be many different video decoders already in your computer that understands, and "jumps in," to play your photos there. Whatever device you have connected to your TV is probably very limited.

Read the specs for the device you are trying to play this on, and see what formats are compatible. Then use whatever needed program to burn to that format.

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(NT) Make them into an mpeg slide show

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Photos

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Thank you,will give it a try.

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HOW did you "put my photos onto a dvd"?

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Most DVD Players do not recognize DVDs created with packet writing software (where you essentially drag and drop files to the DVD like a big floppy).

Normally you make make use of DVD burning software to burn and finalize a DVD before a player will be able to recognize that anything is written to the disk.

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Did you finalize the disk?

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Once you've gone through the trouble of putting the images on the disk does not make them readily readable on any other DVD reader. The disk has to be finalized, that is to close off the directory structure.

Depending upon your burning software, that may require another step from you. Some disk burning software will automatically do that extra step for you, or just warn you that the finalization has yet to be done.

Without the disk being finalized, the images on the 'still open' files can only be seen on the computer you used to burn the images. If you take that still open, un-finalized, disk to any other computer you will not see the images listed (they are there, but the directory structure is not yet ready).

So, forget about trying you disk on your yet to be proved TV device. Just take your disk to another computer and see if the images can be seen. If they can't be seen there then they will not be seen elsewhere.

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The photos can be viewed on my laptop.

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Yeah, but

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That does not answer the point I was making. I want you to see if the photos are viewable on at least TWO computers. Just being able to view them on the same computer that you created the disk with, does not show that the directory is finalized. The un-finalized directory structure is only known to that PC creating the disk.

If you take that disk to another computer and you can't see that photos, or files, there, that shows that the disk is not finalized. Not being finalized could be the reason your TV device is not able to view the photos.

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Yeah but

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The disc was made on my desktop pc.I can also see my photos on my laptop.

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So then

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Since the photos can be seen on a 2nd computer that means that the directory is in some readable fashion. (At least, readable on a computer, not so much so on your TV device.)

Then I would suggest, like I said before, that the directory structure you are using is not usable on your TV device. Such as, perhaps, you have the photos in a folder, or a sub-folder, that the TV device you are using is not able to read or navigate.

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