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Dual layer DVD

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by RichNY, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. RichNY

    RichNY Guest

    I'm going to need to burn a few 6gb DVDs and I haven't used any before on my Intel iMac. Just wondering what others have found reliable for this purpose.
  2. jafo


    Jun 11, 2008
    Chatsworth, CA
    I'd probably go with Ritek Ridata media...
  3. Dr A

    Dr A

    Feb 2, 2008
    State College, PA
    If these were to be used for archival purposes I'd think twice about burning dual-layer. Maybe go with single-layer and just use a couple more.
  4. The only brand I have ever trusted for dual layer dvd's has been verbatim, I swear by them.
  5. fjmcsu

    fjmcsu Guest

    Vebatim works well with my system also
  6. Ewout_vB


    Feb 6, 2008
    Atlanta, GA
    Can't agree with you more.
  7. Verbatim dual-layers have worked best for me in the past, though I've only tried a couple different brands. But I'll "third" the recommendation to avoid dual-layer discs for archival purposes. Use some kind of file-splitting feature if you need to make larger files fit on a single-layer disc. Not sure what's available for the Mac to do that -- I use Acronis' True Image on a Wintel platform to do it.
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