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tgunn2760
2008-03-24, 07:14 PM
Does anyone know if this can be done, and if yes, how?

I'd like to download both Mozart torrents, both are less than 4 GB so they should fit on one disc, if it can done.

Thanks in advance.

U2Lynne
2008-03-24, 07:37 PM
I assume you mean burn a *playable* DVD (you can, of course, easily burn both shows to a DVD, but it just won't be playable in a DVD player). You will lose your menus, but it is doable. I believe there is a tutorial over on videohelp.com on how to do this. Perhaps someone can post a link to which tutorial they found to be the best.

possessed
2008-03-24, 07:39 PM
With the price of discs being so cheap, why? :hmm:

tgunn2760
2008-03-24, 07:50 PM
With the price of discs being so cheap, why? :hmm:


Why have two discs when you can have one?

tgunn2760
2008-03-24, 07:53 PM
I assume you mean burn a *playable* DVD (you can, of course, easily burn both shows to a DVD, but it just won't be playable in a DVD player). You will lose your menus, but it is doable. I believe there is a tutorial over on videohelp.com on how to do this. Perhaps someone can post a link to which tutorial they found to be the best.

I think DVD2One can do this, and I may have managed this before, I just can't remember right now...:hmm::hmm::hmm:

If I remember correctly you do lose the menus, maybe even the chapters, but the DVD plays on a standalone.


The other option would be to reauthor both DVDs onto one disc, keep the chapters, if there are any, and create new menus.

direwolf-pgh
2008-03-24, 08:10 PM
not a free program, but it does all the tedious work for you.

DVDFab www.dvdfab.com

ill use it if I need to split a dvd9 or merge a few short movies.

Merge: Combine several titles of several sources into one DVD:
Merge season DVDs to fewer discs.
Create your own special features collection disc.

Split: Copy a DVD-9 onto two DVD-5 discs with 100% quality, and preserve original menus on both discs. Ideal for episodic/season DVD movies, TV series, etc.

of course, you dont share back out these 'customized' discs.

tgunn2760
2008-03-24, 08:20 PM
not a free program, but it does all the tedious work for you.

DVDFab www.dvdfab.com

ill use it if I need to split a dvd9 or merge a few short movies.

Merge: Combine several titles of several sources into one DVD:
Merge season DVDs to fewer discs.
Create your own special features collection disc.

Split: Copy a DVD-9 onto two DVD-5 discs with 100% quality, and preserve original menus on both discs. Ideal for episodic/season DVD movies, TV series, etc.

of course, you dont share back out these 'customized' discs.

If it can split a DVD9 into two DVD5s without compression, why not share it? It hasn't become lossy. Unless it re-encodes the video and/or audio.

possessed
2008-03-24, 08:50 PM
With the price of discs being so cheap, why? :hmm:


Why have two discs when you can have one?

If I remember correctly you do lose the menus, maybe even the chapters, but the DVD plays on a standalone.


The other option would be to reauthor both DVDs onto one disc, keep the chapters, if there are any, and create new menus.

That would be why. :) I prefer the easy way.

tgunn2760
2008-03-24, 08:55 PM
Why have two discs when you can have one?

If I remember correctly you do lose the menus, maybe even the chapters, but the DVD plays on a standalone.


The other option would be to reauthor both DVDs onto one disc, keep the chapters, if there are any, and create new menus.

That would be why. :) I prefer the easy way.

It wouldn't take up much time to reauthor a DVD if the DVD authoring software accepts DVD files.

The chapters are most likely 5-minute random, so you just import the two DVD folders, slap on a simple menu with 5 minute chapters, and burn one disc, not two.

DVD2One I think does the same thing, but without menus.

possessed
2008-03-24, 09:00 PM
good to know.

zebweber
2008-03-24, 09:06 PM
Does anyone know if this can be done, and if yes, how?

I'd like to download both Mozart torrents, both are less than 4 GB so they should fit on one disc, if it can done.

Thanks in advance.

find a free download of DVD Shrink here http://http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file/fid,23009-page,1-c,downloads/description.html,
then follow the steps shown in this tutorial:

http://www.dvdshrink.info/splitting-v2-3.php (http://http://www.dvdshrink.info/splitting-v2-3.php)

It's true that you lose any cool menus there may have been, so you have to decide if you really want them or not - if not, then this is a great way to create a 'compilation' dvd...

happy shrinking! :clap:

Zeb

tgunn2760
2008-03-24, 09:11 PM
Does anyone know if this can be done, and if yes, how?

I'd like to download both Mozart torrents, both are less than 4 GB so they should fit on one disc, if it can done.

Thanks in advance.

find a free download of DVD Shrink here http://http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file/fid,23009-page,1-c,downloads/description.html,
then follow the steps shown in this tutorial:

http://www.dvdshrink.info/splitting-v2-3.php (http://http://www.dvdshrink.info/splitting-v2-3.php)

It's true that you lose any cool menus there may have been, so you have to decide if you really want them or not - if not, then this is a great way to create a 'compilation' dvd...

happy shrinking! :clap:

Zeb


The link doesn't work, and I don't want to split, but merge two DVDs into one.

direwolf-pgh
2008-03-24, 09:40 PM
not a free program, but it does all the tedious work for you.

DVDFab www.dvdfab.com

ill use it if I need to split a dvd9 or merge a few short movies.



of course, you dont share back out these 'customized' discs.

If it can split a DVD9 into two DVD5s without compression, why not share it? It hasn't become lossy. Unless it re-encodes the video and/or audio.cause Schmoe75 will rip your head from your shoulders..thats why :) (its just frowned upon)

tgunn2760
2008-03-24, 10:31 PM
If it can split a DVD9 into two DVD5s without compression, why not share it? It hasn't become lossy. Unless it re-encodes the video and/or audio.cause Schmoe75 will rip your head from your shoulders..thats why :) (its just frowned upon)


I wouldn't "seed" it, but sure as heck would trade it.

Dunno who would trade for classical music, but if someone wanted it I would pass it along.

Do you think everything that gets seeded here is lossless? Not the case.

I downloaded a Walsh compilation that has segment that is CVD. Whoever authored it must have ignored the warnings, the disc is full of errors and cannot be copied. And I can't reauthor it because some of the files are not DVD compliant.