Windows 10: Burning dvds

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  1.    25 May 2016 #1

    Burning dvds


    I have a movie downloaded on my laptop. I am using win10. I put dvd into the drive. I press burn dvd, but it does nothing. Also, the page stops responding. Thanks for your help.
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  2.    25 May 2016 #2

    Hi, without further programs installed, you can't burn a DVD from video files in Win 10. You can burn data files or iso files.
    Make DVDs on Windows 10 - Windows Help -


    Burning a video DVD requires software that supports menu creation, chapters etc.

    E.g.
    Windows 10: WinX DVD Author - Free DVD Maker, Free DVD Burner Software
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    EL Capitan
       25 May 2016 #3

    If it is DRM protected, it will never burn to a DVD.
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       25 May 2016 #4

    A DVD authoring software is usually needed. What are the type of movie files, MKV ? These videos need to be converted to certain types of files to be able to be played on many DVD players. I use a program to make Blu-ray movies which is excellent but at a cost, they also make one for just DVD movies. Makes flawless movies with 2.0, 5.1 Dolby Digital and DTS. I never wasted a blank DVD or Blu ray disc using this software.

    http://www.vso-software.fr/products/convert_x_to_dvd/
    for Blu-ray http://www.vso-software.fr/products/convert-x-to-hd/
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  5.    26 May 2016 #5

    burning dvds


    Where can I download movies to burn without registering credit card? Thanks!
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  6.    26 May 2016 #6

    I don't think there is a way legally.
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       26 May 2016 #7

    If your going to use a service to download online how else would you pay, cash ? Vudu is one. Most stuff these days are streaming movies. http://www.hulu.com/start?pdv=c&pmt=...tream%20movies
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  8.    26 May 2016 #8

    irene7453 said: View Post
    I have a movie downloaded on my laptop. I am using win10. I put dvd into the drive. I press burn dvd, but it does nothing. Also, the page stops responding. Thanks for your help.
    Hi there
    If it's an MKV or MP4 file you can actually burn to a DVD using DeDvDE
    It's primarily Linux now but you can create DVD's (not Blu Ray) with the older Windows version - link in the article - version 3.17 for Windows

    DeVeDeNG 4.7.0 - Download

    You can burn to an ISO image as well.

    I haven't used this for a while as most of my movies etc are now rips and I play via streaming but if you have to create an ISO it should still work (The Linux version works with no problems --been a while since tried the Windows version though). I used to use this to make physical DVD's for my parents of some of my ripped / downloaded movies -- I've since taught them how to access my server -- much easier !! so they can access via their smart TV rather than mess around with a physical DVD player.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  9.    26 May 2016 #9

    irene7453 said: View Post
    Where can I download movies to burn without registering credit card? Thanks!
    Unless they're public domain you can't.
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    EL Capitan
       27 May 2016 #10

    DeaconFrost said: View Post
    I don't think there is a way legally.
    No there is not. Under the gray area of the rules, it says that as long as you have physically purchased the copy of the DVD or Blu-ray, you are allowed one image copy.

    There are tools for Linux that are used. But not always do they work.

    The last one I copied was the DVD they ran at my wife's grandmother's funeral.
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