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Can i "overbur" a DVD+R disc?

Posted on 2004-11-04
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Last Modified: 2008-03-17
I have made a couple of .vob and .ifo files that i want to add to my DVD+R disc. They are about 7GB, but i only got 4,7 GB discs. Am i able to wright larger files then 4,7 GB in to this disc?

Plz tell me =)
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Only by using some kind of compression utility.

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Because there is a release of the dual layer dvds industry professionals didn't work hard to overburn dvds, wasn't worth of it, besides u can't overburn to much of a dvd, the pits (where information is stored) are much much smaller and numerous then the cd, and on a full burned dvd 4,7 all the pits are already full, Only few space still exist in the pits. that is because u can only overburner

U can overburn but probably future reading errors or mix information will happen, And if the goal to overburn is form movies, forget it because , has much u full the pits less quality u will obtain. There for encoding a dvd movie to each limit will result in less quality. That is why industry came with the double layered discs.

Overburn with DiscJuggler:

"It seems that BeAll has improved their production technology for DVD-R disks. According to eMediaLive, BeAll released a new, so called DVD-R EX (Extreme eXtended) with a recording capacity of 4.85 GB.

Compared to regular DVD-R disks with a capacity of 4.7GB is this new media "ideal for two-hour DV-tape video transfers, personal backup of DVD-videos, and especially for DVD games which are sometimes a little larger than regular 4.7GB disks", said BeAll's general manager Seong-Joom Kim."

I think aprox 4.85 GB is the max u can get, i'm affraid :-)

So the best way is to buy a dual layer DVD ;-)


Expert Comment

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But there is a way to split the movie but that is a all of bored work. U can split the movie in two dvds. U said they were vob so it's a movie right?

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Thanks for your help PACRAC! =)

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Your welcome , sorry for just answering now !

;-) Glad to help


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