• Burn video to DVD/ISO/DVD Folder/Blu-ray DVD on Mac.
  • Edit videos before video to DVD conversion.
  • Customize DVD template for DVD conversion.
  • Make photo slideshows to DVD with music.

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Mac DVD Burners: How to Burn DVD on Mac Easily

Have a huge number of videos on your Mac that you want to watch it on your home DVD Player or a TV? Burn them to a DVD using a good DVD burning tool. If you do not have a disc, you can also burn your videos to ISO image files and then convert them to a disc when needed. The article will help you with best ways on how to burn a DVD on a Mac.

Part 1. How to Burn DVD on Mac with Best DVD Burner

Wondershare DVD Creator for Mac is the best tool to burn DVD Mac. Using the software, you can burn all types of video and picture files to a DVD disc or ISO image file as needed. The program also offers powerful editing functions with its built-in video editor. There are more than 100 static and dynamic templates available for DVD authorizing. Add background image or music, create chapters, set aspect ratio and edit thumbnails using DVD customization options. The DVD burning speed is high and the real-time preview helps to check the created disc before burning. The Windows version of the software is also available.

Wondershare DVD Creator

  • · Burn videos and photos in any format to DVD/ISO/DVD Folder/Blu-ray DVD on Mac.
  • · Additional functions such as ISO to DVD, Data Disc, Video Editor, Slideshow Maker, One-click to Burn DVD Disc, and others to make your DVD burning more interesting.
  • · Customize DVD menu from different aspects like changing background pictures or music, adding text, adjusting aspect ratio, etc.
  • · Offer 100+ free static and dynamic menu templates from Nature, Sport to Movie style.
  • · Built-in editor to personalize videos by Trim, Crop, Add subtitles, Apply Effects, etc.
  • · Burn videos to DVD with super fast burning speed and high-quality output.

Watch Video Tutorial to Learn How to Burn Video to DVD/ISO on Windows and Similar on Mac

Steps to Burn Video to DVD/ISO Image on Mac:

Step 1 Launch Mac DVD burn tool and select to create a new project.

Open Wondershare DVD Creator for Mac after downloading and installing the software on your system. Choose the Create a New Project option. If you have already added videos to the program interface earlier, you can also select the Open an Existing Project option.

 Launch Mac DVD burn tool

Step 2 Import and Edit video files.

Click the + icon under the Source tab in the center of the pane to browse and add videos from your Mac. You can also directly drag and drop the files to the interface.

Import video files

All loaded files will be displayed as thumbnail at the left of the interface. Selected a video and click the pencil like icon to open the Video Editor window, from where you can trim, crop, enhance the video, even add subtitles, effects, and watermarks on it. This step is optional and you can skip it if you want to keep your video original.

Edit video to DVD

Step 3 Choose and customize DVD template.

Move to the Menu tab, a list of available templates can be seen. Choose a template you like from 100+ styles it provided. By clicking the icons at the top of the interface, you can further change background image and music, add text, adjust aspect ratio and others to make your video to DVD menu more attractive.

Choose DVD templates and edit menu

Step 4 Preview and burn video DVD Mac.

Click the Preview tab and you can check all your creations on the DVD. If you want, you can make changes before burning. Next, go to the Burn tab and choose Burn to Disc option, finish the burn setting such as Disc Label, TV Standard, Burner and more. Finally, click the Burn button to start burning process immediately. As you will, you can also save the video as ISO files or DVD Folder.

Burn video DVD Mac

Part 2. How to Burn DVD on Mac Free

The built-in OS of the Mac system offers a free DVD burning solution. The process is simple and can be done without installing any third party software. Using the method, you can only burn a CD or a DVD and not a Blu-ray disc as there is no built-in Blu-ray support on Mac systems. You can also convert your files to ISO image files with this method.

Steps on how to burn files to DVD on Mac using built-in OS:

Step 1: In your Mac’s drive, insert a blank DVD and a window like below will appear. From the Action: select Open Finder and click OK.

insert a dvd for dvd burning on a Mac

Step 2: Next, open a new Finder window on your Mac. The blank inserted DVD will be shown on the left-sidebar. Select the files or folders that you want to burn and drag them onto the DVD. Click on the Burn button on the top-right corner.

add files for burning video dvd mac

Step 3: A new window like below will appear. At the Disc Name: menu, give the desired name to the DVD and select Burn speed. Finally, hit the Burn button and your Mac will start burning your files to DVD. The progress of DVD burning can be monitored at the status window.

burn video DVD Mac

Once the files are burned successfully, the Finder will mount the disc. You can eject the disc and enjoy watching it on any DVD player, computer or TV.

Part 3. Comparison of Both Methods

The table below compares the above two methods for file burn Mac OS. Review the features and select the appropriate solution for burning your files to DVD on Mac.

Features/Software Wondershare DVD Creator for Mac Built-In Mac OS
DVD and data disc burning
Blu-ray DVD burning
Burn video to ISO image files
DVD Menu templates Yes, more than 100 DVD menus.
DVD template customization
Create new chapters
Video Editor
Real-time preview
Price Free trial version with different paid packages Free
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