Forum Question: Burn DVD folders to blank disc?

I have a ripped video in Audio_TS and VIDEO_TS folders and wish to burnt them to a dvd that will play in a dvd player. Should I just highlight the 2 folders and burn through finder or is there some sort of extra encoding that I need to do. If so, which software would you recommend?
Unless there are hidden files, every dvd that I click on, opens up into these very 2 folders so I presume a data dvd with these 2 should be exactly what makes a dvd?
Dr. Trevor Leigh

Comments: 2 Responses to “Burn DVD folders to blank disc?”

    5/18/11 @ 8:48 am

    Burning through the Finder would only create a data disc with those binary files on it. It would be a disc formatted for computer data, not one formatted for DVD video playback.
    You need to make a straight copy of the disk. You can do this with Disk Utility. Or, you can do it with something like Toast.

    Joe W
    5/23/11 @ 9:58 am

    Also keep in mind if the folders are larger than 4.7 gigs, you’ll need to burn a dual layer disc. Toast can compress them to a single layer, if need be.

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