So you have downloaded movies and taken videos in MP4 (MPEG-4) video format. Want to play MP4 files on home DVD player in your living room sitting on the couch? Well, due to the limits of most DVD players’ capabilities, the original MP4 files can’t be played directly on regular home DVD players. Therefore, you need to convert and burn original MP4 files to a DVD format.
If you downloaded the right software, you can burn MP4 to DVD easily. Well, this tutorial will show you the step-by-step guide on how to convert and burn MP4 to DVD format to playback on home DVD player. Check it out now!
There are two kinds of DVD disc you can burn: Data disc and Video DVD. If you wanna make a DVD which can be actually viewed on standard DVD player, you need to burn the video to Video DVD (Standard DVD). DVD Creator is such a professional MP4 to DVD converter that lets you convert and burn MP4 to DVD format easily, quickly and effectively.
Download MP4 to DVD Converter to a known location. Once you’ve downloaded the program, double click the .exe file to install it. DVD Creator for Windows works perfectly on Windows 8, 7, Vista and XP. If you want to burn MP4 to DVD on Mac OS X (including Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion), you may check out the smart DVD Creator for Mac.
(Note: Windows and Mac program works pretty much the same and here we take the Windows as an example.)
Click on Load Video button in the upper left interface to locate MP4 (MPEG-4) files, and add them to this MP4 to DVD converter. Drag and drop loaded MP4 videos to the storyboard below to make further operation.
The plug-in video editor lets you edit videos quickly and easily. Select a video file in storyboard and click on Edit selected video file button to crop, trim, add watermark, plug in subtitles or adjust video effects, according to your specific request within minutes. You may also personalize your DVDs by adding transition effects, customize DVD menus, etc. (Check how to edit and personalize DVD.)
Make sure you have inserted a blank writable DVD disc into your DVD burner drive. If you are wondering, there is no big difference between DVD-R and DVD+R, however, DVD-R is highly recommended due to its better compatibility with home DVD players.
Once you’ve added MP4 videos to the software and done the necessary settings, now you can convert and burn MP4 (MPEG-4) videos to DVD directly.
Apart from converting MP4 to DVD disc, this professional MP4 to DVD program also lets you convert and burn MP4 videos to ISO image file and DVD Folder. You may choose one according to your specific need at the burning step.
So, you just have finished burning MP4 (MPEG-4) to DVD, now you can play your MP4 (MPEG-4) files on home DVD player in your living room through TV. Also, now you may share your favorite movies with your friends. Enjoy.