How do I burn regular files onto a DVD?

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  1. mds2004

    mds2004 OT Supporter

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    Ok so I am a recent MAC convert from Windows as of ~3 weeks ago with a new black Macbook and I love everything about it.

    However I just bought a new DVD player for my TV and just want to burn my AVI files onto my DVD+R disc. How abouts do I go about this or burning any other types of data files?

    Thanks.
     
  2. mds2004

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    Oh and I have been doing some searching and all say that an icon will pop onto the desktop, however it does not. I do get a window popping up asking what program to open for the blank DVD+R though.

    Edit: Well after a few more tries the icon decides to finally show up on the desktop. Nevermind and delete thread at will :o
     
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  3. ryckmonster

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    Disk Utility

    search for it in spot light... open it up, and drag the files you want to burn into it... its pretty simple..
     
  4. Fail and aids

    Fail and aids Cynical Motherfucker.

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    If you can get toast, its a great program to back stuff up.
     
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    toast
     
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    I'll third the Toast suggestion. Great program.

    Enjoy your MacBook!
     
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    click on the dvd, drag files to it, hit burn.
     
  9. skolen

    skolen Guest

    This is only if his DVD player on the TV supports reading .avi files directly off a disc. If he wants to convert them to a TS_VIDEO format that any DVD player can read he'll need a program like Toast or FFMPEG.
     

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