Check whether your drive recording function. Usually you can tell by the engraving on the cover of the drive: DVD-RW. If the lid is covered with, or there is in principle no notes, check the device name in the system. If you open "My computer" DVD-rom is marked as DWD-RW, it has a recording function. In extreme cases, insert a "blank" (an empty DVD) in the drive and click right button of the mouse. If you see the signature "burn files to disc", then you're able to do it.
Purchase a blank DVD-RW disc. As mentioned above, it is referred to as the "blank". Pay attention to disk space when you purchase – this parameter accepts two different values because of different manufacturers and various recording methods (in particular "double-layered" DVD). Therefore, make sure that the size of the recorded file was less than or equal to the size of the disk.
The recording can be performed by using Windows or by using third-party programs. It is worth noting that the Windows XP feature very badly and on many computers is unstable: it is better to prefer specialized software. Windows 7, by contrast, offers very fast and reliable system to work with drives which, as a rule, not satisfactory. However, if you plan to use the recording function on a regular basis, it is better to prefer "Nero: burning rom" - the most known program to work with RW, which guarantees the quality.
Recording movies note on the file system of the future drive. In simple language, the files can be recorded in different ways. If you want to move the movie to another computer and see there, it is quite suitable "regular" version of the record. If the disk can be inserted into a DVD player, and record it should be in a special way ("to Create a CD for video"). In this case, on the disc there will be no more free space and it will be recognized solely as a carrier of video.
In Windows 7, you can not only record movie to disk, but also make the menu.
Advice 2 : How to record video from disc to computer
If you like any movie or other video, then you'll probably want to save it on the hard disk of the computer. Besides recording a video on your computer you can view it at any time, without having to insert the disc. Also over time the media can come into disrepair, and then video it will not play.
You will need
- program Nero.
If you are going to record a simple video (not DVD or Blu-ray disc) such as DVD Rip. In this situation, video is a specific file. Accordingly, this file need to transfer to the hard drive of the computer. Click the right mouse button and in context menu choose "Copy".
After that just right click on the folder in which you want to record this video. Then just click "Paste". Will start the process of recording your chosen file to the hard drive. Thus, you can copy the disc you need video.
If you need to copy several video files, you can highlight them using the left mouse button or by pressing the Ctrl key. Just hold Ctrl and then click the left mouse button on the desired video. Then the last file press the right mouse button.
To capture video from a DVD or Blu-ray disk is better to use a special program. Download from the Internet program Nero. Install it on the hard drive of the computer. After this, run the Nero Burning Rom. On top of the main window is an arrow. Clicking on this arrow, you can select the media type that will be performed the operation. As media type, select DVD.
Insert the disc with the video in the optical drive. Then select DVD Copy and go to the tab "Image". Then click the browse button and select the folder to which data will be stored after recording. Uncheck the box next to "Delete image file after copy". Then go to the tab "Recording".
The top section is called "Action". In this section, select the check box next to the line "Record", then click "Copy". Will start the procedure of copying video to your hard disk. Upon completion information will be in your chosen folder.