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DVD Burning Software

Hello all,
I have a client that has a boat load of pictures.  He currently backs them up on a external hard drive and also backs them up on DVDs.
He is using Ashampoo Burning Studio 18 to do the burning pictures to DVD.  Currently he has to add up how much each picture uses in size so it will not go over the amount that you can burn onto a DVD which is very time consuming.
He is wondering if there is a DVD software that will only automatically tell you how many pictures you select that will burn on one DVD.
Thanks,
Kelly W.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
For the odd occasion when I must burn a DVD, I use Nero Burning Software. It has a Project Size that tells me how much I am going to burn
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Bill BachPresidentCommented:
I've also used only software that tells you the current size, and it has markers on it for CD, DVD, and Bluray discs.

Since your software does not, just create a blank folder and start dropping pictures into it.  Right-Click the folder and select Properties to see the current size.  When you get to a point where the disc will be full, burn the images to a full disk, then wipe them out and start over again.
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EirmanChief Operations ManagerCommented:
To avoid using multiple DVDs,
consider using a Blu Ray disk for backup tasks greater than 4 Gig and less than 50 Gigs.

Standard Blu Ray Disk capacity = 25 gigs
DL Blu Ray Disk capacity = 50 gigs    ($20 - $30 for ten disks)

A DL (Dual Layer) Blu Ray Burner costs about $65
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EirmanChief Operations ManagerCommented:
Use burning software that supports Disk Spanning across multiple DVDs
These 2 programs will do exactly what you want.
https://www.ghacks.net/2015/05/19/how-to-burn-data-across-multiple-discs/

I haven't tried BurnAware Free

I use and recommend CD Burner XP (It has nothing to do with WinXP)
There is a link to a clean ad-free version on the ghacks page.
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K_WilkeAuthor Commented:
This is what I was looking for...was not looking for Blu Ray software.
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