Many friends ask me how to burn a playable DVD with the movie or video that downloaded from YouTube, Torrent, TV Shows or DVD Rip, etc, so I wrote a step by step guide to share my experience in a few simple steps, here’s how to burn almost any video file on your computer to a playable DVD.
The tool you need is ConvertXtoDVD I have tried many DVD Burning software such as Nero, Roxio, DVD Flick, etc. They are neither expensive nor working poor. But convertxtodvd do a great job, I have burned 200+ DVD movies with it, works pretty well all the time, and the burning speed is fast. And convertxtodvd is featured as the NO.1 DVD burning software on this side by side DVD Burning Software Review.
Here are some key features of ConvertXtoDVD:
Supported Video formate: ISO, AVI, MPEG, MKV, MP4, MP4-AVC, M4V, WMV, MOV, 3GP, 3G2, MPEG, FLV, ASF, VOB, etc.
Supports Multi-Core processors, burn movie to DVD with 300% faster than real time, compatible with all windows system.
Support DVD-R, DVD+R, Dual-DVD, Blu-ray, NTSC DVD, PAL DVD disk, you can also make DVD menu, add subtitles, edit video with it.
For more info about convertxitodvd, you can refer to this review of ConvertXtoDVD.
And here is the convertxtodvd free download link, about 16.1 MB.
Now, let’s start the guide about burning movie to a playable DVD.
Step1, Download and install convertxtodvd ( you can free download it directly from here, about 16.1MB ), and then run it. The software supports many different languages including English, Finnish, Dutch, French, German, Arabic, Italian, Japanese, Spanish etc. You can select your native lauguage by clicking “Settings -> Lauguage”.
Tip: From “Window” menu, you can add “Video Preview”, “Information” or “Log” to the interface.
Step2. Load movie files into convertxtodvd by clicking “File -> Add video file”. You can add several video clips at one time, ConvertXtoDVD will join and burn the video clips into one movie file.
ConverxtoDVD supports all popular videos including AVI, MPEG, MKV, VOB, WMV, MP4, etc. You can select anyone according to your need.
Menu: You can customize background image, set title font and items font, Change the title name from “My DVD” to what you like, etc. From “Video Preview” window, you will immediately see the effects you are setting.
Add subtitles: You can add separate subtitles in your DVD video, right-click “subtitle (0 stream)” and choose “Add Subtitle channel”. The program supports STR subtitles and SUB & IDX combination. If you can not add subtitles successfully, please check whether your subtitle file and your video file are in the same folder and give them the exact same name keeping only the extension. For example, in “My movies” folder, there is cartoon.avi and cartoon.srt.
Add chapters: You can also add custom chapter point by right-clicking “Chapter (0 entry)” and select “Add chapter”.
Change Menu text: Double-click “Menu text” to rename.
Step3. Click “Convert” button to start the conversion to build a playable DVD-format video.
Step4. You need to use the “Burn result to DVD” option to burn the converted movie to DVD, or burn it manually. Select “Action -> Burn an already converted project”, choose the VIDEO_TS folder in your working directory. Insert a blank DVD+R(W) or DVD-R(W) in your drive and the burning process should be start automatically in 15 seconds.
Done! Just so easy to convert and burn movie to DVD!
This guide is for windows user, if you are mac user, you can refer to this step by step guide about how to burn movie to DVD on Mac.