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HD Movie Editing and Burning it to same quality DVD

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July 26, 2011 3:29:20 PM

Hello, I have an HD movie file in MKV format. It is a 4.9GB file. I wish to make it readable using a DVD player... so my questions are:

1) Is it possible to reduce its file size to a 4.6GB so that it would fit into a DVD-R/RW?
-I have something in mind like reducing the movie duration up to 20% (from 100 min to 80 min, using an AVS Video Editor)

2) If i would be able to reduce its movie length, How can i produce it with same HD video quality?

3) lastly, how to burn the edited/reduced movie file into a DVD-R/RW (using Nero 9) to make it readable in my DVD player?

Thanks in advance
a c 96 G Storage
July 26, 2011 4:54:54 PM

Yes, you can edit the movie such that the final edited size is 4.6 GB or less. 'Fading' frames can be reduced; some scene transitions can be shortened; some scenes can be 'cut'.

Select the options (High, Medium, etc) that will give you the finished size of 4.6 GBs. I have found that 'Standard' works best for me.

Select the burn format that your DVD player will handle. Mpeg?
a b G Storage
July 26, 2011 6:31:59 PM

That defeats the HD quality!
One it is a DVD format, you wont have the same HD quality (2)

Just play this file to HD media players like TVIX, WD, Seagate, DUNE....

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