Convert files to play on a DVD

  Scatternet 16:51 14 May 10
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I have a .wmv file that I want to burn to a DVD so that i can play itr on a stand alone DVD player. When i do a straight burn to DVD i can play it on the computer but not on the DVD player. How do I convert the file so that it can play on a DVD player?

  chub_tor 16:58 14 May 10

You need to finalise the DVD with a programme such as Nero or Easy Creator by Roxio, or one of the free programmes that are available on the web.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:01 14 May 10

Any music player software such as Itunes Media player etc will burn the track to a CD as an audio file.

Most stand alone DVD players will also play mp3 files. Again your player may allow you to convert the file to mp3.

  ashdav 17:08 14 May 10

He needs to author the file as a DVD (it's a video file - wmv ).
Finalising it won't do anything!
I don't use it but doesn't Windows Movie Maker do this ?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:48 14 May 10

Must get my eyes tested.

What burning software? Nero?

Just go to Nero smart Start and select "Make your own DVD Video, then add the files you want

  eedcam 18:22 14 May 10

Even if you have Nero I@d use dvd flick its free and will do your file start to finish
click here

  chub_tor 19:06 14 May 10

It's not you that needs new glasses it's me - I read it as wma and thought that for some odd reason he wanted to play an audio file on a DVD player. Ooops....

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