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Will an NTSC DVD play on a G5?

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Hi

 

I'm in the UK and am busy trying to create a widescreen DVD in NTSC format for someone in the US, but after creating one, it doesn't seem to want to play in my DVD player on my G5. I made the movie in iDVD from iLife06.

 

Is this correct? I would have thought that my Mac would play either PAL or NTSC DVD's. Can anyone tell me if they can play both formats please?

 

I purchased some Fujifilm DVD's (-R) which are printable to write my movies onto.

 

Oddly enough I did also try writing a DVD in Toast Titanium 7 and got an error at the end which is shown here:

 

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After buring to these discs, all I get is lots of spinning noises and nothing playing in the Player. I've got OSX 10.4.6 here and DVD Player 4.6.5

 

PAL created DVD's have always written fine to Panasonic -R disks incidentally.

 

Hope someone can help me out a bit here!

 

Paul

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Hi again

 

I've just this minute done a test and burnt two types of disc; the first was to that Fujifilm (printable) DVD-R disc I mentioned and also to a Panasonic -R 8x speed which says for General on the front.

 

Guess what..?

 

The Fujifilm disc doesn't play but the Panasonic one does!

 

So that's the answer to this problem.

 

Paul

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