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copying a dvd with a cdrw

By dhatcher ·
Is there a way i can copy my dvd's without a cd dvd on my PC? I have a CDRom an a CDRW

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by wim In reply to copying a dvd with a cdrw

Sorry, you'll need a dvd reader/writer to copy dvd's, your dvd that is connected to your TV cannot do this...

It's an investment, but the prices now are acceptable, so think about buying a DVD writer. (a dvd-rom costs the same as a cd-rom)

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by opatzg In reply to copying a dvd with a cdrw

yes you can, you lose some of the quality but check out HTTP://www.vcdhelp.com
Basically you convert the file from a .dat to an mpeg file and then create a vcd from it. problem is vcd are limitted to playing time and size so the compression you getfrom mpeg still limits you to about an hour on a vcd. I'm just starting to look into this for making home movies but I'm sure the site can show you all you're looking for.
Have fun!

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by opatzg In reply to copying a dvd with a cdrw

You can find the DR's software at 123studios.com

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by CG IT In reply to copying a dvd with a cdrw

there is a software program called DVD Plus which will rip a DVD, encode it to mpeg format, and then you can burn it to a CD using your CD-RW writer. You'll need a DVD player in your computer as well as a CD writer. I've used it. It works.

I would grap a copy as the makers of DVD Plus are in a lawsuit with the entertainment companies to stop producing DVD Plus.

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by CG IT In reply to copying a dvd with a cdrw

note: 16X DVD drives are relatively inexpensive compared to DVD burners [the drivers run around $50.00].

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by CG IT In reply to copying a dvd with a cdrw

note: CD's are limited to 80 minutes and 700 MB. DVD movies are larger [1 GB or more]and will require on average 2 CD's [LOTR DVD took 4 CD's, The Mummy Returns took 2 CD's]. The audio and video quaility are good [except on LOTR the quad channel sound sometimes overpowers the voices in the movie]. All in all, I am please with DVD Plus.

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