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I shared an Imovie to Idvd and burned a DVD R, but I did not get any sound.  does anyone know why?

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I shared an Imovie to Idvd and burned a DVD R, but I did not get any sound.  does anyone know why?

iDVD '08, Mac OS X (10.6.5)
  • Bengt Wärleby Level 6 Level 6 (18,920 points)

    Hi

     

     

    No audio on DVD disc.

      

     

     

    Most common origin.

     

    1. Imported audio from iTunes.

    • In iTunes copy out as an Audio-CD .aiff (Same as played on standard Stereo CD - no .mp3)

    • Use this in Your movie project

     

    2. Low - Free Space on Start-up/Boot/Internal/Mac OS Hard disk makes it hard for iMovie to work as intended.
    Down to 1.3 GB and it doesn’t work - especially audio don’t migrate over to Media Browser
    (iM’08 & 09)

     

    3. Material in iMovie’08 & 09 - Shared to Media Browser and here selected as Large

    large.m4v. It silenced out this project in iDVD. By making a slight alteration - provoking it to ask for a new Share/Publish to Media Browser and here selecting 640x480 - and audio was back when a new iDVD project was created including this movie.

     

    Minuscular - - 176x144

    Mobile - - - - - 480x360

    Medium - - - - 640x480

    Large - - - - - - 720x540    960x540

    HD - - - - - - - - 1280x720

     

    4. Strange audio formats like .mp3, .avi etc.

    • Change them to .aiff. Use an audio editor like Audacity (free)

     

    5. Main audio is set to off in System Preferences - Does this by it self - Don’t know why

    Cheque Audio-Out resp. Audio-In

     

    6. Ed Hanna

    Had the same problem; some Googling around gave me a kludgy, but effective fix

     

    Downgrade Perian from recent versions back to version 1.0.

     

    That worked for me, and so far I haven't encountered any deficiencies — except it takes more advanced versions of Perian to enable QuickTime to handle subtitles in .srt format — that I have noticed.

     

    7. GarageBand fix.

    In this set audio to 44.1 kHz (Klaus1 suggestion)

    (if this don’t work try 48 kHz - me guessing)

     

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    Before burning the DVD.

    • Do a DiskImage (File menu and down)

    • Double click on the .img file

    • Test it with Apple DVD-player

     

    If it’s OK then make Your DVD.

    Burn at x1 speed.... (or x4)

    • In iDVD 08 - or - 09

    • Burn from DiskImage with Apple’s Disk Utilities application

    • OR burn with Roxio Toast™ if You got it

     

    Yours Bengt W

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