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    Default Another newbie, putting movies onto a dvd?!

    Hi guys

    Sorry if this is a really ridiculously simple question, I have never done this before (and not likely to again after all this!).

    Got a dazzle for converting my hi8 and vhs tapes to dvd, managed to capture on Pinnacle studio, have edited no problem and I *think* I've managed to create a menu. Now, how on earth do I get it onto a DVD?! It says I need 23GB, a dvd is only 4gb.... am I being really stupid?! It's an old university video from 10 years ago and I really wanted to send dvds out with xmas cards this year... what am I doing wrong?!


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    Are you using Pinnacle studio to do the editing ? How long is the movie ? You will automatically convert the video to an mpg which will condense the file. BUT you may have to compromise on quality or burn it onto more than one disk.
    Last edited by Midnight Blue; 12-07-2009 at 08:00 PM.

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