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How to Burn Video to CD with All Helpful Ways

There are multiple ways of burning Video to CD! Of course, you won’t actually be able to play that video CD with a CD player, but it should still function as a pretty good storage idea — if what you’re looking for is to create backups of your files. In any case, we’ve listed out a couple of methods down below to teach you how to burn video to CD with a bunch of different programs.

Part 1. Best Way to Burn Video to CD

For the first part of this article, we’re going to be teaching you the best way to burn video to CD. For that, we’re going to be using the Wondershare DVD Creator. This method will be a little different from the rest we’ve listed further down. We call it the best simply because it’s made for this purpose. Everything you could possibly need to burn video to CD can be found in the Wondershare DVD Creator. Including a couple of extra perks! Like:

Wondershare DVD Creator

  • · Convert H.264 videos to DVD/Blu-ray Disc/ISO File/DVD Folder/Data Disc with fast speed and high-quality output.
  • · Edit H.264 videos with features of cropping/trimming/rotating videos, add subtitle, apply effects, and others.
  • · Select H.264 to DVD menu with 100+ template design from Movie, Memory, to Travel theme.
  • · Customize H.264 DVD menu with parameters such as background image, music, text, and others.
  • · Additional functions including ISO to DVD, Data Disc, Video Editor, Slideshow Maker, DVD to Video, DVD to DVD, One-click to Burn DVD, etc.
  • · Both DVD5 and DVD9 disc are available.
  • · Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS 10.14 (Mojave), 10.13 (High Sierra), 10.12, 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6.
  • ● One-Click DVD Burn available for Windows OS
  • ● Built-in Video Editor for trimming, cropping, and personalizing videos
  • ● Smart Slideshow Maker for creating videos out of images and audio
  • ● Processes Data Disc — for storing important videos, audio, images, etc.
  • ● Sleek and Intuitive Interface made for even the most inexperienced

How to Burn Video to CD with Wondershare DVD Creator

Step One: Launch Wondershare DVD Creator & Choose Data Disc

First, you need to launch the Wondershare DVD Creator! You won’t be led to the editor immediately, it will prompt you to choose a disc type for your project. With the conversion of Video to CD in mind, we need to choose the Data Disc option.

How to Burn Video to CD - Start Wondershare DVD Creator

Step Two: Add Video to Program Window

Next, the Wondershare DVD Creator will prompt you to “Add Pictures or Videos or Audios.” To do so, you can drag and drop the video(s) you want to burn onto the screen. OR you can click the “+” icon in the middle of the screen and browse your PC for the video(s) you want to burn.

How to Burn Video to CD - Add Video to Program

Step Three: (Optional Step) Add, Delete, and Personalize

Step three is fully optional. At this stage, you can make a couple of changes to ensure that your disc is as you want it to be in the end.

  • ● Add more videos through the “+” icon
  • ● Delete uploaded videos through the “Trash” icon
  • ● AND/OR give your disc a name by filling in the Disc Label box

How to Burn Video to CD - Personalize Settings

Step Four: Select Appropriate Burner & Burn!

If you look at the top right-hand corner of the screen, you’ll find the Burner box (highlighted in the image below.) On that menu, you will be able to select from the drivers connected to your computer. Select the burner with a blank disc inside of it and then click “Burn” to finish copying your videos onto the disc.

How to Burn Video to CD - Start Burning Video to CD

Part 2. Another 3 Helpful Methods to Burn Videos to CD

For the second part of this how to burn video to CD tutorial, we’re going to be introducing you to THREE media players. All of which, despite being more commonly used to play media, offer a burn feature that will allow you to burn videos onto a disc. In order, we’re going to be covering iTunes, Windows Media Player, and VLC!

MethodCan you Burn Video to CD with iTunes?

Step One: Creating a Playlist

The first program is iTunes. Which, despite the fact that you can use it to process videos on iOS devices, cannot actually be used to burn video to CDs. You might, on the other hand, find it useful for burning audio: which we demonstrate down below. The first step in burning with iTunes is to create a playlist of the media you want to burn.

How to Burn Video to CD - Create a Playlist

Step Two: Burn Playlist

Once you have your playlist all set, you need to locate the “Burn Playlist to Disc” option in the File tab (as is shown in the image below.) That will prompt a pop-up window wherein you can burn media to CD!

How to Burn Video to CD - Burn Playlist to Disc

Step Three: Burn Settings

For our final step, we’re going to be covering how the Burn Settings window will be settled.

  • ● Preferred Speed: First, you have to select the speed you want your CD to burn. (Choosing slower speeds can help produce higher-quality discs.)
  • ● Disc Format: Choose Audio CD for uncompressed audio, choose MP3 CD for compressed audio, and choose Data Discs to burn a playlist filled with a mixture of different types of audio.

Click “Burn” when you’re done to initiate the permanent copy of your files with iTunes.

How to Burn Video to CD - Burning Video to CD with iTunes

Method 2. How to Burn Video to CD with Windows Media Player

Step One: Import Media

Unlike with iTunes, you can burn both videos and music to CD with the Windows media player. All you have to do is import the video/audio you want to burn and then click the “Burn” tab to start.

How to Burn Video to CD - Import Media to Windows Media Player

Step Two: Drag Audio/Video and Drop to Burn List

Next, similar to creating a playlist with iTunes, you will need to create a Burn List. This burn list can be made out of both audio and video. Just make sure to drag the items into the correct area (highlighted in the image below).

How to Burn Video to CD - Add Video to  Burn List

Step Three: Start Burn

Once you’ve selected the audio and video to make up your burn list, all you need to do to initiate the copy process is to click the “Start Burn” button. That should burn your video/audio onto a CD for you!

How to Burn Video to CD - Start Burn

Method 3. Can VLC be used to Burn Video to CD?

Step One: Create a Playlist

Similar to iTunes, VLC does not fully support the burning of videos. It can be done, but only specifically formatted videos. Down below, we’re going to be showing you the process of burning video/audio to CD with VLC - To burn audio/video with VLC, you need to create a playlist first. Create a Playlist by dragging and dropping media onto the screen.

How to Burn Video to CD - Create a Playlist

Step Two: Convert/Save

Once the media has been imported, you need to locate and then select the Convert/Save… option in the Media tab.

How to Burn Video to CD - Choose Convert or Save Option

Step Three: Burn

Finally, if you follow the instructions as they are listed below, you should have yourself a CD with audio/video burned into it. Activate the Disc tab, choose Audio CD (if you’re burning audio to CD) or SVCD/VCD (if you’re burning formatted video to CD), browse your PC for the burner with a blank disc inside of it, and then click Convert/Save to finish up.

How to Burn Video to CD - Start Burning Video to CD

Part 3. Comparison

Wondershare DVD Creator iTunes Windows Media Player VLC Media Player
Burning Speed
Output Quality
Ease of use
Burn DVD Support No support Support Support
Burn ISO Files Support No Support No Support No Support
Burn Blu-ray Support No Support No Support No Support
Burn Data Disc Support Support Support Support
Built-in Editing Feature Support No Support Support No Support

Wondershare DVD Creator

  • · Convert H.264 videos to DVD/Blu-ray Disc/ISO File/DVD Folder/Data Disc with fast speed and high-quality output.
  • · Edit H.264 videos with features of cropping/trimming/rotating videos, add subtitle, apply effects, and others.
  • · Select H.264 to DVD menu with 100+ template design from Movie, Memory, to Travel theme.
  • · Customize H.264 DVD menu with parameters such as background image, music, text, and others.
  • · Additional functions including ISO to DVD, Data Disc, Video Editor, Slideshow Maker, DVD to Video, DVD to DVD, One-click to Burn DVD, etc.
  • · Both DVD5 and DVD9 disc are available.
  • · Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS 10.14 (Mojave), 10.13 (High Sierra), 10.12, 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6.

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