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1-8] Can I copy DVDs with a CD recorder?




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This article is from the CD-Recordable FAQ, by Andy McFadden (fadden@fadden.com) with numerous contributions by others.

1-8] Can I copy DVDs with a CD recorder?

(2001/04/20)

Not directly. CD and DVD are very different formats, so you can't write
DVDs with your CD recorder. You may be able to convert the contents into
a lower-quality format though. Be wary of scams. See section (3-49).

There are devices now that can record both DVD-R and CD-R. Those are
usually advertised as "DVD recorders", not "CD recorders".


 

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