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2010-12-02, 11:27 AM
I have found that dvd imager does not work with this version of the OS

I can create .dmg file or just use Burn of Mac and burn the VIDEO_TS files which are playable files here and there at my house.


I have a dvd player or two that will not read VIDEO_TS files to happily

So is there any freeware that will help me get back to making .img files which I can then burn in disk utility?
I like my current all region phillips dvd player but it is not cool with VIDEO_TS files

Just a few ideas and a question for the endless how to burn issues within this hobby.

2010-12-02, 02:01 PM
why are you converting the VIDEO_TS folder to an .img or .dmg and then buring to DVD?

VIDEO_TS folder > burn as data dvd

2010-12-02, 02:05 PM
because the phillips player I have will not read the straight VIDEO_TS file set...so when I plunk one of those dvds in I have to open the VIDEO_TS and run the .vobs which makes menus and navigation weird...
.img work great in that player...like a store bought
.dmg which I can make via disk utility act just like VIDEO_TS files I'd burn in Burn for Mac (which is where I make data disks)

2010-12-02, 02:28 PM

2010-12-02, 02:33 PM
thanks Wolf...I'll give that a shot..I fear the terminal a bit but what the heck.

2010-12-02, 02:40 PM
:) give it a shot.

here is the terminal command again
hdiutil makehybrid -udf-volume-name DVDNAME -o ~/Desktop/filename.iso ~/Desktop

Replace 'DVDNAME' with the name you want to want to assign to the disc. Replace 'filename.iso' with a name for a disc image generated by the command.

2010-12-02, 02:43 PM
if all I get is an.iso file Iknow tose will have even worse issues in my playa.
I watch .iso on my macs.

2010-12-02, 02:51 PM
yep, that made an.iso file which also freaks out my all region player....I have a plan or two afoot.

2010-12-02, 04:20 PM
yeah, get in the car and go buy a decent dvd player :D

2010-12-02, 04:27 PM
I can work around this issue with only a small bother but it would be nice to have an all region bluray player which can handle VIDEO_TS files smoothly.

damn this hobby is a hassle some times.

2010-12-07, 03:09 AM
I've heard this works quite well: