DVD Creator for Windows

How to Burn a Video to DVD and Make Photos Slideshow

Here are some easy steps to burn any video (including HD video) in AVI, MKV, WMV, MP4 and more to DVD disc or Blu-ray DVD disc.

1 Launch DVD Creator for Windows

Step 1. Install and Launch DVD Creator

After downloading the program file for DVD Creator for Windows, double-click on the program file to activate the installation. You can go through the setup steps with the help of on screen instruction. When finish the installation, you can double-click on the program icon to launch the program.

Launch DVD Creator

Step 2. Open the DVD Creating Window

DVD Creator for Windows provides you with multiple options to create DVD disc. You can choose from “Create a DVD Video disc”, “Create a Blu-ray (BDMV) disc”, and “Open an existing Project file”. Below guide, we choose to burn a Blu-ray DVD disc.

Open the DVD Creating Window

2 Import Videos to DVD Creator

In the main interface of DVD Creator for Windows, you can click the "Import" button at the left top of the window and navigate to the video(s) you want to load. It supports various video formats such as AVI, MKV, WMV, FLV, MP4, MPG, MTS, etc.

import video to dvd creator

Note: Another way is to simply drag and drop the video files from your local folder to the program interface. You can also click the “Add files” button to import more than one video and burn multiple videos into a DVD.

3 How to Edit Videos

DVD Creator for Windows allows you to edit your videos before burning to DVD. You can click the "Edit" button beside the video thumbnail. Once the video editing window opens, you can enhance the video by adding effects. Or you can trim, crop and add watermark to the videos.

edit videos

4 How to Choose a DVD Menu

You can choose a DVD menu template that fits the theme, and choose "No Menu" if you don't need it. Name your DVD.

Step 1. Select a DVD Menu

Click on the “Menu” tab in the program main interface. DVD Creator will show you some recommended DVD menus for you to choose. You can double click on anyone to apply it to your DVD.

add a dvd menu

You can also click on the download arrow to download free DVD menu templates if you like.

Step 2. Customize DVD Menu

Customize DVD Menu Background. You are able to set up the frame of the video or use other images as your DVD menu background. And then check “Apply to all pages” to apply your settings.

customize dvd menu background

Customize DVD Menu Background Music. This DVD Creator enables you to select your lovely music as your menu background music. And you can customize the music as you need.

customize dvd menu background music

DVD Creator also allows you to edit and add texts to your DVD menu. And you can create chapter and customize thumbnail easily.

customize dvd menu title

5 Real-time Preview

You can preview what you've designed for your DVD on the preview screen and modify it whenever you feel like doing so. Click on the “Preview” tab, you are able to real-time preview your DVD. You can click “Home”, “Menu” and “Enter” the DVD preview mode. If everything is OK, just move on to the next step.

preview dvd

6 Start to Burn Blu-ray DVD Disc

To burn a Blu-ray DVD disc, you can select BD (25G) or BD DL (50G). To burn a standard DVD, you can choose DVD (4.7G) or DVD (8.5G). And it allows you to select the DVD quality from Standard to High Quality.

When everything is ready, click "Burn" to choose the output file format and location. After all things have done, press "Burn" and it will start burning Blu-ray DVD for you.

burn videos to dvd

7 How to Make Photo Slideshow

Turn your photos into photoshow like no other with your favorite background music and burn it to DVD.

Step 1. Import Photos to DVD Creator

Drag the photo folder to the program or click the "Import" button at the left top of the window and navigate to the photo(s) you want to load. The photos will be added to a slideshow automatically.

make photo slideshow

Step 2. Add DVD Menu

You can choose a DVD menu template that fits the theme, and choose "No Menu" if you don't need it. Then name your DVD.

add dvd menu

Step 3. Add Background Music to Photoshow

Click the music icon to open customize window and start adding and customizing background music for your photo slideshow. Choose the music you like and set the duration, volume, etc.

add background music

Step 4. Burn photoshow to DVD

At the bottom of the window, choose the settings of DVD disc you would like to burn to and the resolution. When everything is ready after you've previewed several times, click "Burn" to choose the output file format and location. After all things have done, click "Burn" and it will burn photo slideshow to DVD for you.

burn photo slideshow to dvd

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