How to burn MP4 to DVD-R to play on DVD player on TV?
"How to convert & burn MP4 to DVD disc to play on regular DVD player on TV? I have a movie that is in MP4 format that I would like to be able to convert to something else to be able to play on my DVD player. What's the best program that will get this done? Any MP4 to DVD freeware?"
If you have movie clips in MP4 (MPEG4) format, you may want to convert them onto DVD to watch on home DVD player. Various programs have been written to encode and burn MP4 files to DVD disc. Rather than buying, there are some freeware that helps you burn MP4 to DVD free. This tutorial walks you through the step-by-step guide on how to easily convert & burn MP4 videos to DVD with freeware DVD Flick and professional DVD Creator respectively.
Method 1 Burn MP4 to DVD free with DVD Flick
DVD Flick is open source software for Windows that is completely free. DVD Flick is capable of importing audio tracks, video files and subtitles, composing a DVD-Video movie and burning it to a disc – or creating an ISO image for later burning. Here's the brief guide on how to burn MP4/MPEG4 files to DVD using DVD Flick.
First of all, you may want to download and install DVD Flick onto your computer. If you haven't done so, you can click here to download and follow the on-screen instructions to install it.
Step 1 Add Titles to DVD Project Click the Add title button and select one or more of the video files that you want to add.
Step 2 Edit Your Titles You can edit each title by double-clicking it or by clicking on it once and pressing the Edit title button.
Step 3 Configure Your Project Settings Click the Project settings button on the top to open the project's settings.
Step 4 Burn DVD with DVD Flick DVD Flick can burn your encoded project straight to disc if it is completed successfully.
Method 2 Convert MP4 to DVD with Professional DVD Creator
DVD Creator serves as the best and most reliable DVD authoring application for both Mac and Windows platforms. With this all-in-one program, you can create a professional-looking DVDs easily, quickly and effectively. It's not only able to burn MP4 videos to DVD that can be played on all standalone DVD players, but also provides various delicate of built-in DVD menu styles. AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG, WMV, MOD, TOD, AVCHD, M2TS, Divx and many other files are supported. Check out the guide below and learn how this program performs as the best MP4 to DVD Converter.
(Tips: Below is the example guide on burning MP4 to DVD on Windows, you can always use DVD Creator for Mac to convert MP4 movies to DVD on Mac OS X, including Snow Leopard and Lion.)
Step 1 Free Download and Install MP4 to DVD Burner
No matter you are on Mac or Windows computer, we have the best solutions for you. DVD Creator and DVD Creator for Mac work as the best MP4 to DVD Converter on Windows and Mac platforms respectively. To get started, click the link below to download and install the software.
Step 2 Import MP4 Videos
Then launch the program, and click on "+ Import" button under "Source" tab to add your MP4 clips that you want to burn onto DVD into this DVD burning software. Meanwhile, you can also import your photos and burn with videos together. (Tips: You can create several titles according to your need.) The right big window is a built-in video player where you can preview the loaded file.
Step 3 Customize DVD Movie Project (Optional)
The "Menu" feature lets you make a DVD that looks just like the commercial one. By clicking on it, there you can see many different DVD templates covering both static and animated ones. Simply choose one of your favorite as the DVD menu. Or you may select "No Menu".
Step 4 Convert & Burn MP4 Files to DVD Disc
Click on "Burn" tab, and choose DVD as the output, and insert your blank DVD disc (DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW and other format are all supported.) Then click on "Burn" button to start burning MP4 (MPEG-4) videos to DVD disc.
This excellent MP4 to DVD Burner will get the burning task done in fast speed while keeping the best quality. Once done, the DVD disc will be ejected automatically and now you can watch the DVD on your home DVD player attached to TV. Enjoy.
Tips on MP4/MPEG4 to DVD Converter:
If your MP4 videos are bigger than 4.7GB, you may use a dual-layer DVD disc which could hold up to 7.8GB files. This professional application supports both DVD-5 and DVD-9.