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Great product by the way. I have looked through a lot of topics in the forum but havent found any that I think might pertain to my situation.

 

I am trying to burn multiple ISO files from different dvds to 1 new dvd. Space isnt an issue, most of the files are about 5-10 mins long.

 

I have successfully burned 1 ISO file, but I cant figure out how to do more than 1. I have created queues but it will only burn the first file, then when it moves to the next file in the queue, it overwrites the first file and so on and so on.

 

I am using IMGBURN 1.3 if that helps...it would be much appreciated if someone could point me in the right direction. Thanks

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Welcome to the forum josh.

 

Before you do anything else get the latest version of ImgBurn. Go here to download it.

 

Are these individual data files? If so, you could copy all of them to your hard drive and then use the Build Mode in ImgBurn to make one ISO from them. Then have ImgBurn write the ISO to your new disc.

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An ISO is a disc image, you can't burn several of them onto 1 disc. It's 1 disc per ISO.

 

What you could do however is extract the contents of all the ISO's into a folder/some folders and then burn that/those.

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Actually, I do have all the ISO files in one massive folder. So obviously I would have to break it down to multiple folders. Then how would I burn the entire folder? I havent come across anything that would allow me to do that. I am sure its there though. I dont have a lot of skills, so its a big learning curve for me.

 

 

Movie junkie, thanks for the tip on the new software, 2.1 is the most current I assume?

 

Thanks

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Ok, go and get the latest version of winrar from www.rarsoft.com

 

It's v3.70 beta 3

 

Once installed, if you select all the ISO's and right click, you should have an 'extract each archive to seperate folder' option on the context menu.

 

Click that and each one will be extracted into a folder of the same name as the iso.

 

move the iso files out of the folder and burn that folder containing all the other folders.

 

get it?! :D

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What LUK is telling you is that you need to extract the files from the ISO's and put the files in a folder or some folders (your choice). He's not saying to put the ISO's in separate folders. Then burn the files to your DVD. One way of extracting them would be to mount each ISO in a virtual drive. Then copy the files from each drive to your DVD. If you're not sure how to do this let us know.

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If you like to burn that as ISo in a disk and not the files that are in the iso.

 

You can just use build mode and drag the iso into the window.

So you would have one disk that would contain may ISO inside.

 

Just drag them into build mode as if they were files.

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Edited by dirio49

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yes, mounting + copying is an option, but if this person has loads, that'll take all day!

 

With winrar, it's just 2 clicks and it's all done! :shades:

That makes sense LUK. I haven't used WinRAR in quite some time and I didn't know you could extract files from an ISO with it.

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Hey guys,

 

I really appreciate the responses and help. So I downloaded the winrar. When I tried to burn the new folder I created, IMG burn stated it was "invalid or unsupported image file format"

 

When I right click on the title in my already existing folder, the options that come up are:

 

add to archive----this is the one I selected

add to movie.rar

Compress and email

compress to movie.rar and email

extract files

extract here

extract to movie\

 

So I think I am getting closer, I think I may have just missed a step as I was able to add several titles to one new folder but that was invalid

 

Any ideas? thanks!

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Ok, now I'm just confused!

 

You said you had losts of small ISO files.

 

I said you need to extract the data from all those ISO files into folders.

 

So you'd install WinRAR (ensure the 'ISO' box is ticked for file associations when you install it), then select your 'Image1.iso', 'Image2.iso', 'Image3.iso' etc in explorer and right click them.

 

You'll see an option called ''extract each archive to seperate folder'.

 

When WinRar has done its thing, you'll have some new folders - 'Image1', 'Image2', 'Image3' etc - all of which will contain whatever was in the ISO file.

 

Then you just drag + drop those folders into 'Build' mode within ImgBurn.

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I have a similar question that maybe you guys can help me on. I have built 3 small .iso files that are off 3 seperate dvd's. I want to have one DVD+R DL movie with a menu to choose between the 3. Would I use the process you discribed above or what shall I do? How would the process above play in a DVD player? Thank you!!!

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lightning-I think I finally got it! Like lfcrule said, I think I kept trying to put the files into one folder, instead of creating a seperate folder for each ISO file. Sorry if I wasnt getting but I just started this whole burning dvd thing a few days ago, a little bit behind on things. Maybe I should use the computer for more than just fantasy baseball.

 

 

Alas, its not that simple, one more problem(I hope!)

 

So I was able to get the multiple ISO folders to burn. However, I think it might not be burning as a DVD. When I put the dvd in the dvd-rom, a window pops up, "files currently on cd". Then when I put it in my dvd player, the dvd player could not read. I have burned single ISO files by themselves and played them on my DVD player, so its not the dvd player. Anyway, here is the log, I must have missed something....thanks again.

 

I 02:39:59 Searching for SCSI / ATAPI devices...

I 02:39:59 Found 1 DVD?RW!

I 02:41:48 Operation Started!

I 02:41:48 Building Image Tree...

I 02:41:50 Checking Directory Depth...

I 02:41:50 Calculating Totals...

I 02:41:50 Preparing Image...

I 02:41:50 Checking Path Length...

I 02:41:50 Image Size: 226,164,736 bytes

I 02:41:50 Image Sectors: 110,432

I 02:41:55 Operation Successfully Completed! - Duration: 00:00:07

I 02:41:55 Operation Started!

I 02:41:56 Source File: -==/\/[bUILD IMAGE]\/\==-

I 02:41:56 Source File Sectors: 110,432 (MODE1/2048)

I 02:41:56 Source File Size: 226,164,736 bytes

I 02:41:56 Source File Volume Identifier: DVD

I 02:41:56 Source File Application Identifier: IMGBURN V2.1.0.0 - THE ULTIMATE IMAGE BURNER!

I 02:41:56 Source File Implementation Identifier: ImgBurn

I 02:41:56 Source File File System(s): ISO9660, UDF (1.02)

I 02:41:56 Destination Device: [0:1:0] TSSTcorp DVD+-RW TS-H653A D300 (D:) (ATAPI)

I 02:41:56 Destination Media Type: DVD+RW (Disc ID: INFODISC-A10-01) (Speeds: 2.4x, 4x)

I 02:41:56 Destination Media Sectors: 2,295,104

I 02:41:56 Write Mode: DVD

I 02:41:56 Write Type: DAO

I 02:41:56 Write Speed: MAX

I 02:41:56 Link Size: Auto

I 02:41:56 Test Mode: No

I 02:41:56 BURN-Proof: Enabled

I 02:41:56 Filling Buffer...

I 02:41:57 Writing LeadIn...

I 02:41:58 Writing Image...

I 02:42:39 Synchronising Cache...

I 02:42:40 Closing Session...

I 02:42:41 Image MD5: 77c23dc5a4973a2e123f4f3b356ebc9d

I 02:42:41 Operation Successfully Completed! - Duration: 00:00:45

I 02:42:41 Average Write Rate: 5,521 KB/s (4.0x) - Maximum Write Rate: 5,566 KB/s (4.0x)

I 02:42:41 Cycling Tray before Verify...

W 02:42:48 Waiting for device to become ready...

I 02:43:02 Device Ready!

I 02:43:02 Operation Started!

I 02:43:02 Source Device: [0:1:0] TSSTcorp DVD+-RW TS-H653A D300 (D:) (ATAPI)

I 02:43:02 Source Media Type: DVD+RW (Book Type: DVD+RW) (Disc ID: INFODISC-A10-01) (Speeds: 2.4x, 4x)

I 02:43:02 Image File: -==/\/[bUILD IMAGE]\/\==-

I 02:43:02 Image File Sectors: 110,432 (MODE1/2048)

I 02:43:02 Image File Size: 226,164,736 bytes

I 02:43:02 Image File Volume Identifier: DVD

I 02:43:02 Image File Application Identifier: IMGBURN V2.1.0.0 - THE ULTIMATE IMAGE BURNER!

I 02:43:02 Image File Implementation Identifier: ImgBurn

I 02:43:02 Image File File System(s): ISO9660, UDF (1.02)

I 02:43:02 Verifying Sectors...

I 02:43:49 Device MD5: 77c23dc5a4973a2e123f4f3b356ebc9d

I 02:43:49 Image MD5: 77c23dc5a4973a2e123f4f3b356ebc9d

I 02:43:50 Operation Successfully Completed! - Duration: 00:00:47

I 02:43:50 Average Verify Rate: 4,699 KB/s (3.4x) - Maximum Verify Rate: 5,277 KB/s (3.8x)

Edited by joshdts

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uggh, Im such a tard. OK, so I got it to work using a vos file or whatever that thing is. After reading the guides and trial and error. So the problem of the dvd player not reading the dvd is eliminated.

 

So the only problem is that it will only burn the first title that I have in the build mode. I put both titles in the build section the same way, then click write and it burns the first one. Here is the log: In the image information it says I have 10 files and 3 folders if that matters at all. Thanks!

 

I 16:35:43 Source Device: [0:1:0] TSSTcorp DVD+-RW TS-H653A D300 (D:) (ATAPI)

I 16:35:43 Source Media Type: DVD+RW (Book Type: DVD+RW) (Disc ID: INFODISC-A10-01) (Speeds: 2.4x, 4x)

I 16:35:43 Image File: -==/\/[bUILD IMAGE]\/\==-

I 16:35:43 Image File Sectors: 109,376 (MODE1/2048)

I 16:35:43 Image File Size: 224,002,048 bytes

I 16:35:43 Image File Volume Identifier: t21

I 16:35:43 Image File Application Identifier: IMGBURN V2.1.0.0 - THE ULTIMATE IMAGE BURNER!

I 16:35:43 Image File Implementation Identifier: ImgBurn

I 16:35:43 Image File File System(s): ISO9660, UDF (1.02)

I 16:35:43 Verifying Sectors...

I 16:36:29 Device MD5: ce66f13274ad567f81a953b0002f9044

I 16:36:29 Image MD5: ce66f13274ad567f81a953b0002f9044

I 16:36:29 Operation Successfully Completed! - Duration: 00:00:46

I 16:36:29 Average Verify Rate: 4,755 KB/s (3.4x) - Maximum Verify Rate: 5,251 KB/s (3.8x)

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