Playing DVDRW on home DVD player

  VNAM75 15:28 14 Aug 09
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Is this possible? I have one of the older DVD players (bought 7 years ago)?

I want to burn movies onto DVDRW discs.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:33 14 Aug 09

Not if you want to reuse the disk.

To play on another machine the disk needs to be "finalised"

also RW reflectivity is low and may be too low for the older players.

with DVD R costing just pence nowadays is better to burn to DVD R.

  VNAM75 16:07 14 Aug 09

Thanks. I had wanted to re-use the DVD RW discs to avoid waste because the films would only be watched once.

  eedcam 18:30 14 Aug 09

I used RW's all the time to record on a dvd recorder and also burnt on the pc no problems

  David4637 13:47 15 Aug 09

ALWAYS use DVD RWs to see whether the recording plays OK, then if necessary copy the RW to a DVD R. Some older DVD players sometimes need a AUDIO_TS empty folder to play OK, modern players DON'T.
David

  cocteau48 14:06 15 Aug 09

The "finalisation" of the disk means that you cannot alter or add anything to that disk in its finalised state but it should not stop you from reformatting the disk to re-use afresh.

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