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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Below is a detailed video tutorial: