This is a quick HOW TO on how to install iDVD on a new Mac and also how to enable DUAL LAYER Image creation event without a DVD Drive.

1. Install iDVD

  • Download the iDVD Application Support Folder –
  • Extract and move the iDVD Folder to /Macintosh HD/Library/Application Support/

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  • Download iDVD Application –
  • Extract and move the iDVD Application to your Mac`s “Application” Folder

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  • Right Click and Open iDVD from inside iDVD (first time only)



2. Enable iDVD Dual Layer DVD Image Creation

  • Close iDVD if its running
  • launch Terminal, and type (or copy/paste form here):
defaults write SupportDualLayerProjects -bool true
  • Open iDVD – you can now Select Dual Layer DVD from

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SOLVED – How to: Get iDVD 7 and Enable Dual Layer Image Creation without DVD Drive
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  • Thank you so much!! I’ve been looking everywhere for a way to install iDVD on my newer mac, I can’t believe your files worked!!!

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