very slow rendering

I have a slideshow that I created that is about 53 minutes long. It contains one video clip approximately 3 min. long and then several other very short clips about 10 to 30 sec. long. As I try to export it to a dvd, it is taking forever. It is showing up to 178 hours time remaining at times. Is it the video clips that are slowing it down and what can I do to cure this? Thank you. I’m using version 4 right now and would upgrade if I thought that I could fix this very slow rendering rate. Anybody have any ideas?

Exports are in general long, but shouldn’t take that long though. What version of OS X are you running and what specific version of FotoMagico 4?