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Posted: 04 Jan 10, 17:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hello all,

I have recently begun looking into torrents and learning about them.  I have downloaded 2 Queen videos.  Now here is my question.  How do I get it to a disk (DVD/CDR) to view on my TV?  I know it might be a dumb question, but all beginners must ask this (and most likely the answer is somewhere on the forum, but I haven't found it).  PLEASE help if you can!

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Posted: 04 Jan 10, 17:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You can download ImgBurn and create an image or burn directly to DVD:

Download ImgBurn
Guides for ImgBurn

Less geeky programs:
Ashampoo Burning Studio

You need to burn your files as DVD Video if they are files with IFO, BUP, VOB or as data if they are .mpg, avi etc.

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Posted: 04 Jan 10, 21:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hi myswitzer,

I fully empathise- it is not so long ago that I didn't know very much at all about this sort of stuff, and it's most vexing to be 'stuck' when you want to enjoy the fun to be had on Queenzone and other websites.

As you have probably noticed, each user has their own preferred software and method of accomplishing stuff like this. After checking out people's recommendations you need to decide what is most user-friendly and works for you best.

Personally, for converting video files to disc I use the marvellous 'convertXtoDVD' from VSO software. This will take pretty much any kind of video file you have and convert/burn all in one go for your viewing pleasure. Simple to use, and free of confusing jargon in the user interface.

In instances where you have downloaded a video files that is already 'DVD authored' (i.e has a DVD menu etc) it will do the job beautifully if you select the 'burn an already converted project' option (a 'DVD authored' video download will typically comprise VOB, BUP, IFO files etc).

Or if you have downloaded a bunch of individual video files- say, for example six episodes of a TV show in 'avi' format, it will convert and burn in one go. Here is the link for the product:

Some of the video files you can download on Queenzone are of the 'disc image' (ISO) file format (Pittrek's wonderful Earls Court '77 remaster being just one). What you need for burning these to disc is ISO burner software, and there are plenty of freebies around. The one I used recently which worked beautifully is 'Active @ ISO Burner 2.0', which can be obtained here, through the free software website:

The other bit of pertinent info is that the size of the video file dictates the type of DVD disc you can burn it to: if the video file is less than 4.7 GB, you can burn it to a standard DVD-R disc. If it's greater than 4.7 GB, you will need what is referred to as a 'dual layer' disc, which can accommodate up to 8.5 GB of data.

Hope some or all of this helps... once you have it 'sussed', you will be on your way in no time. Happy downloading and burning!

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Posted: 05 Jan 10, 02:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

If your looking for a good torrents look or DVD/RIPS and the best uploader is AXXO
I hope that well help you out