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Problems Burning Despecialized to DVD

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I recently downloaded the ISO version of Harmy’s Despecialized version of Return of the Jedi. I used ImgBurn as the program and I used a Verbatim DVD+R DL 8.5 GB disk to burn the ISO onto. The problem is that the disk won’t play on a DVD or Blu-ray player. The only thing that will play the movie is VLC Player, which sort of defeats the purpose of having an ISO copy if the disk only plays on your PC (also, my PC thinks the DVD is a Blu-ray). Did I do something wrong in ImgBurn? Has anyone else had this problem? Any help would be appreciated.

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The Despecialized Editions by Harmy : Index of ‘How-To’s & Help’ Threads | Index of ‘General Despecialized Threads’ | ‘Where are they? And how do I get them?’ mega-merge thread… thread in the How-To’s and Technical Discussions forum may be of some help.

I think a few people have had similar issues.

I’m not a tech-wiz but I don’t think an .iso file will play on most standalone blu-ray players. Though it will work if played on a computer using VLC or Windows Classic Media Player.

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Gonk-DB94 said:
I’m not a tech-wiz but I don’t think an .iso file will play on most standalone blu-ray players.

As far as I know, most players will play a standalone .iso file. I’ve used .iso files for the NJVC and 4K## projects and they’ve been fine.

As far as your issue is concerned, I have to ask. Did you get the official .iso, or did you create an .iso and just throw the video file in there? An .iso has instructions for the player on how to play the disc, so if there is just a video file inside the .iso, it’s likely that your player can’t play it because it doesn’t have any instructions on how to.