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Old 12-10-06, 08:59 PM
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How do I get my music CDs onto a DVD?

I don't yet have an MP3 player. So my brilliant idea was to rip all of my CDs and then burn my favorite songs onto a DVD-R, which I figured would hold more music than a CD. Of course, when I burn my DVD with the music, it won't play on my DVD player. I've tried WMA files and WAV files.

What do I need to do to make a DVD of my music? Or is that not even possible?
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Old 12-10-06, 09:22 PM
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I think many DVD players won't read MP3s on DVD+/-R/W. At least mine won't. If I burn them to DVD, I have to use it either as storage/backup, or play it on a computer.
Would ripping, burning in mp3 format to CDR work for you? That would still get you hundreds of songs on one disk.
Or you could try making an 'audio only' DVD, but I wouldn't know how to do that.
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Old 12-10-06, 11:10 PM
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get a dvd player that supports mp3.

i had a couple old apex and cyberhome cheapo players that could do it.

edit: try something basic like telling itunes to make a mp3 dvd. or telling nero to just make a data dvd and dump all your mp3s there.
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Old 12-10-06, 11:27 PM
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I seem to recall my Apex wouldn't read mp3s off a DVD, I remember it requiring that they be on a CD. I'll have to try it again to make sure.
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Old 12-10-06, 11:31 PM
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now i'm not sure about the apex brand but i know my cyberhome one definitely can do it. it was the ch300 model. not sure if it had the s.
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Old 12-10-06, 11:35 PM
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Never tried it with the Cyberhome but I have one sitting on top of my old Apex (with a Philips in between) so I can give that a try too.
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Old 12-11-06, 01:50 AM
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My Pioneer something or other will play dvd's with MP3's. I think it may even play WMA's.
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Old 12-11-06, 07:31 AM
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I'll have to check the DVD player we have in storage. Maybe that one will work since it's newer.

Thanks for the tips.
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Old 12-11-06, 09:09 AM
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You can look up your player here to see what it will play:

http://www.videohelp.com/dvdplayers
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