4 Replies Latest reply: Jun 2, 2012 10:19 AM by brigittegreece
brigittegreece Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

I have a project in i dvd (incl pictures, movies, etc  total of 3,7 g.b.). I tried 3 times to burn this project to a dvd - r but every time the system shut down. In addition the project is no longer existing in I movie.   In the project info I changed the settings in order  to fit on the dvd.  I checked also for mistakes as suggested but no mistakes were found.

 

Can someone help

 

thanks

 

 

 


i dvd
  • Bengt Wärleby Level 6 Level 6 (19,460 points)

    Hi

     

    In addition the project is no longer existing in I movie.

     

    Yes this is most probably the reason. Things doesn't work as one would like but as they are constructed. E.g. there is no movie in an iMovie project but a small text document pointing to Event's folder and other libraries for material used in a simulated movie and then directions on howto they are meant to work together to play AS A Movie. (Parallel is the Conductor Sheet in a Concert. It will not play either but direct the Conductor on howto get his musicians to play it)

     

    So when iDVD is to create the DVD it look's into iMovie Project's and Event's for material to creat the special .mpeg2 code from. And if it's empty. What to do ?

     

    My strategy - would have to be:

    • re-build the original movie in iMovie

    • in iMovie "Share to Media Browser" and as Large (Not HD or other resolution - as this degrades the resulting DVD)

    • close iMovie

    • open iDVD

    • import the movie from Media button/Movies - down right in iDVD window

    • Save as a DiskImage

    • Test this with DVD-tool

    • Burn with iDVD or faster via Disk Util tool (set down burn speed to x2 or x4 to get best possibly result)

     

    Yours Bengt W

  • brigittegreece Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Thanks for coming back to me.

     

    I am going to try this and thank you very much on the tip re the 'share to media browser' as I was always selecting HD.

     

    I am not quite sure if I have seen 'save as diskimage' selection. In case I have a problem I will come back to you.

     

    Thanks again & Regards

     

    Brigiitte

  • Bengt Wärleby Level 6 Level 6 (19,460 points)

    I am not quite sure if I have seen 'save as diskimage' selection.

     

    In iDVD - File menu down to next last line "Save as a DiskImage"

     

    Yours Bengt W

  • brigittegreece Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    thanks for all help.

     

    I just finished the project and burned it with i dvd.