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Trying to get movie (from computer) to a DVD R

So, I bought DVD R's and I know the movie I wanted to burn onto it worked because it will play from my computer but it wont play on any DVD players. It says error. I used Nero to put in on there. What is it I have to do to get it to play on a DVD player?

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My list of free tools I use to get this done.

Just a list. Tutorials and more are free too.


Have fun!

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It would be helpful . . .

if we knew the file type.


Not all DVD players will play these formats.

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Re getting movie to a DVD

The DVD you created did not work on a DVD player because what you have created was most probably a "data DVD", i.e. a copy of the move file.... To create a move DVD playable on a DVD player, you need to "Author" the DVD, i.e. cretae DVD files which can be reconized by a DVD player... You need a DVD authoring program....such as those offered by COREL[DVD Factory]....or the free "DVD Flick".

Anyway, your present DVD burning program may have a tool for creating a DVD of "DVD movie" - have you tried that ?

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