How to Use ImgBurn Layer Break Options?
Undoubtedly, ImgBurn can create excellent ISO image file from your DVD disc. However, if you want to backup your lawfully possessed DVDs to ISO for personal use, you have to recur to a third party DVD decrypter program to remove these annoying encryptions. And although some competent program will give you full DVD movie content (Usually in VIDEO_TS folder), you may still have troubles if you desire to create a double layer DVD Video image file using ImgBurn. And this article will lead you out of the problem.
Aim:Create an ISO image file from your DVD with dual layer structure which may burn to DL DVD disc afterwards.
Preparation: 1. the original DVD should be D9 disc, and the output ISO aims at burning onto DL DVD.
2. All DVD movie information, say VOB, IFO, BUP files should be in VIDEO_TS folder, which hold the entire DVD structure and navigations.
3. Download and install ImgBurn on your computer.
Skipped Steps: 1. launch your ImgBurn to check whether you like it.
2. Choose create an image (ISO) from file / folders.
3. Load your source VIDEO_TS folder by clicking Source dropdown button.
And now the real ImgBurn tutorial begins
Step 1: Click the calculator button to analyze the output ISO image size. But on the right side of this button, we recommend you check the auto setting if you do not want to set it manually.
Step 2: Click the Folder to Image icon and you will get below box:
Step 3: this step goes to where you can split your DVD movie to dual layer ISO image. And if you do not care about this, you can simply “Ignore Layer Break Option”. In A section, you can check the star color and the Green is best choice to make layer break point, following with Blue, Yellow and White.
Do the majority of people select Seamless mode? What does it do? The Seamless option ensures that there will not be any annoying pause and is dependent on the dvd player. Chances are you're ok as most players support this feature.
Step 4: Click OK to get your ISO image file with layer broken movie content. And afterwards you can freely burn this image onto DVD disc without the annoying breaking point when playback on DVD player.
Bottom line: Yes, ImgBurn is good choice to create image file from video folders or files, but it also makes DVD (commercial) to ISO ripping process much more complicated due to lack of built-in DVD decrypter engine. At this moment, you can trust in another freeware - BDlot DVD ISO Master, an all-new movie DVD to ISO backup and ISO to DVD/CD/BD burner freeware, which is the only non-paid choice available to solely decrypt and backup any DVD to ISO with one single click. Aiming to deliver the best free DVD collection backup building tool, BDlot DVD ISO Master overmatches all these free-but-bundled similar utilities in many ways.