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Movie maker- what type of CD

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#1
I have finished making a video on Windows movie maker but I'm not sure what
kind of CD to buy to put the movie on a DVD. I realize that I should purchase
a DVD type CD but I don't know what the difference is between some of the
options. What is the best way to put the video onto some sort of media
(whether it is a CD or DVD). Thanks
 

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I have finished making a video on Windows movie maker but I'm not sure what kind of CD to buy to put the movie on a DVD. I realize that I should purchase a DVD type CD but I don't know what the difference is between some of the options. What is the best way to put the video onto some sort of media (whether it is a CD or DVD). Thanks
CD-ROM is limited to 600, 650 or 750 MB, whereas DVD is 4.7 or 9 GB. Windows Movie Maker will give you about 150 minutes of video on a 4.7GB DVD. I've never used CD for video because compressing the video to fit 600-700 MB destroys the quality to a point where it's almost unviewable.

Worrying about whether you use DVD+R or DVD-R is almost a no-brainer, as most (if not all) DVD players recognise either type. Although in my experience, DVD-R writes slower, even if they are rated at the same speed as DVD+R.

Avoid using rewriteable or RAM disks (DVD RW and DVD RAM) for projects that are supposed to be "permanent" in nature.
 

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It depends on your dvd drive. Is it plus or minus or both? Chose the DVD
from there.

"jan" <jan@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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>I have finished making a video on Windows movie maker but I'm not sure what
> kind of CD to buy to put the movie on a DVD. I realize that I should
> purchase
> a DVD type CD but I don't know what the difference is between some of the
> options. What is the best way to put the video onto some sort of media
> (whether it is a CD or DVD). Thanks
 

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