DVD-R adding data

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  1. Dean M

    Dean M Registered

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    Hi.
    In Windows OS you can add data or what ever to a 4.7GB DVD-R disc if you don't finalize the session. So later you can add anything else you want behind the first data until the disc is full.........
    I can't find a way to make my iMac G4 to not close a session. Once the disc is ejected you can't modify anything.
    Is that just the way it is? Mac can't be that retarded in disc technology......
    Thanks.
    Dean M
     
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    What you are referring to is an option called "Multisession" discs. You can burn mutli-session discs using third party disc-burning programs such as Toast. However, Apple decided not to include the option in Mac OS X's built-in disc-burning system for reasons of stability and security. Multisession discs do have some minor issues that, while unimportant to 99% of users, would be a deal-breaker for some people.
     
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    DVDs can not be left appendable. That setting works only on CDs.
     
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    icemanjc I'm cool, I have a mac.

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    Yah. I found that out to, to my dissapointment.
     

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