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How to burn movies to disc in an iDVD-less world

iDVD is dead and gone. So how do you burn your movies to disc? Chris Breen reveals all.

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How to combine two DVDs into a single movie

Fans of really long movies know it's a hassle to switch discs right at the good part. Chris Breen shows you how to combine two DVDs into a single Apple TV-friendly file.

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With Frozen DVD, Disney shows how digital is done right

UltraViolet, take note: the DVD version of Disney's hit offers multiple digital options and a painless download process.

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Automator workflow of the month: An easier way to burn movies to DVD

Ready to make DVDs for the holidays? A little know-how and some help from Automator makes it easier to do with iMovie 10.

How to easily convert your old DVDs into digital files you can watch anywhere

Ever wanted to watch a movie but didn't want to bring the DVDs with you on a trip? If you convert your DVDs into movie files, you could easily store your collection and access them anytime on your computer. (Sponsored post.)

Easily add movies from one Mac to another Mac's iTunes library

The game: You rip movies on one Mac but want to add them to another Mac's iTunes library. Chris Breen provides an easy-does-it solution.

5 essential tools that every iTunes user should have

iTunes is great at lots of things on its own. But here are several tools to make using it even better.

How to rip a DVD with HandBrake

Want to liberate the movies in your DVD collection from their plastic-and-metal prisons, so you can enjoy them on your iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Apple TV? Here's how.

Getting started with HandBrake

HandBrake is an incredibly useful (and free) utility for liberating your purchased DVDs for their plastic and metal prisons, letting you watch them on your portable devices, Apple TV, or computer. Here's a quick walkthrough of the process.

Ripped DVDs and the empty AUDIO_TS folder

You have the contents of a ripped DVD and see an empty AUDIO_TS folder. Do you need it? Chris Breen explains.