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

Best Camcorder to DVD Converter: How to Transfer Camcorder Video to DVD Easily

Digital Camcorder is one of the most popular home products of all time. Camcorders have made shooting videos a simple, quick and fun activity. Maybe get some great camcorder footage of your kids, dogs and Harley Davidson. And now want to get this footage on to your PC or even convert camcorder video to DVD so that you can watch the files on a DVD player or on TV. Additionally, most of the latest camcorders use the highly compressed AVCHD format, a variant of the H.264 used in Blu-ray and HD DVDs, which means you can't watch HD camcorder videos using SD home DVD player. To play HD camcorder videos on normal home DVD player, you need convert and burn video from HD camcorder to DVD.

What you need to burn HD camcorder videos to DVD:

  • 1. A powerful PC (or Mac with similar workflow).
  • 2. USB, fireware, or card reader to move camcorder video to computer.
  • 3. DVD burning software (free and commercial recommended).
  • 4. DVD drive and a blank DVD.

Here we recommend a camcorder to DVD converter - Wondershare DVD Creator (Windows 10 supported) for your reference. With it, you'll find it pretty easy to transfer camcorder videos to DVD so that you can enjoy a quality time watching movies with your family at home.

Free download camcorder to DVD burner:

Wondershare DVD Creator box

Wondershare DVD Creator

  • · Burn camcorder videos in any format to DVD/ISO/DVD Folder/Blu-ray DVD.
  • · Toolbox allows you to create photo slideshow, edit video easily, copy DVD, convert DVD to video, etc.
  • · Offer 100+ different style of menu templates including Holiday, Family life, Memory, even No Menu.
  • · DVD menu can be customized by changing background music or picture, adding text, creating chapters, and others.
  • · Built-in editor to personalize camcorder videos by Trim, Crop, Rotate, Add effects, etc.
  • · Burn camcorder video to DVD with super fast burning speed and high-quality output.

Note: If you want to create DVD from camcorder videos in Mac running Mac OS X High Sierra, Sierra, El Captin, etc., turn to Wondershare DVD Creator for Mac. Below are the steps to burn camcorder video to DVD on PC. The way to burn camcorder video to DVD for Mac is similar.

How to convert camcorder video to DVD step by step:

Step 1 Connect Camcorder to Computer.

Use the provided USB/Fireware cable to connect your camcorder to computer. When you plug it to your computer, select view the camcorder content or go to My Computer for the HD camcorder drive (Your camcorder will be automatically detected and will appear as a hard disk drive). Next, you need to move camcorder video to desired folder like normal files on your computer. For AVCHD DVD camcorder, which directly records video to DVD, convert the video out of DVD disc first.

Step 2 Load camcorder videos.

When camcorder videos are transferred to computer, run the program and choose Create a DVD Video Disc option. Then click + icon on the interface to add the camcorder videos you want to burn to DVD disc. After loading all the files, they will display as thumbnails on the left interface.

Create a DVD video disc

Step 3 Edit camcorder videos to DVD. (Optional)

Wondershare DVD Creator allows you to edit your camcorder videos quickly and easily. Click the pencil-like icon on the thumbnail and a Video Editor window will appear. You can rotate, trim, crop your videos and adding effects, subtitles or watermarks as you like. Just hit the OK button to save your changes.

Edit camcorder video

Step 4 Select and customize DVD menu.

More than 100 built-in free DVD menu templates are provided. Move to Menu tab and double click to apply a template you like for your camcorder video to DVD menu. Click icons at the top of the interface to customize the DVD menu thumbnails, background images, buttons, etc. Use your favorite music and photo as the background music and image of the DVD menu to make it more personalized and meaningful.

Customize camcorder video to DVD menu

Step 5 Preview and burn camcorder videos to DVD.

Hit the Preview tab and watch the DVD project to make sure everything goes right. If you want to make changes, back to previous steps to make adjustments. Next, insert a blank disc into your computer and click the Burn tab. Choose Burn to disc option and finish Brun Settings. Finally, click the Burn button to start burning camcorder videos to DVD.

The burning time depends on the size of your videos. After finished, you can put camcorder tapes on DVD player and enjoy your videos on your TV with family and friends.

Burn camcorder videos to DVD windows

Burning camcorder video to DVD tips:

  • The left space of the disc is shown on the disc space bar at the bottom. You can choose the size of burning DVD between "DVD(4.7G)" and "DVD DL(8.5G)" and the size of burning Blu-ray DVD among "BD(25g)", "BD DL(50G)" and "BD XL(100G)". Also, the output quality is up to your choice, you may choose any one from the three options: "Fit to Disc", "Standard" or "High Quality".
  • If your camcorder is a MP4 camcorder like Sony MHSPM1 Webbie and Sony Bloggie Touch Pocket Camcorder, you may record and store lots of MP4 videos on your computer. If so, you can also go there to learn how to burn MP4 to DVD. However, if your camcorder records AVI videos, such as Canon G9 and Nikon Coolpix cameras, you can also learn how to burn AVI to DVD.
  • For converting HD camcorder videos or DVD to desired formats, try Video Converter, all popular formats are supported, such as AVI, WMV, MP4, MOV, etc.

Below is a detailed video tutorial:

Jun 13,2018 16:53 pm / Posted by Christine Smith to Video to DVD
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