How to Burn iPhone Video to DVD to Watch on TV
Have recorded one or more videos with iPhone and want to watch them on TV? I know it's not an easy job for a beginner. Well, make a long story short. You need firstly move iPhone video to your computer and then burn iPhone video to DVD with DVD creator software. This article introduces a complete solution to transfer iPhone video to Mac or PC and burn video to DVD for watching on TV. You'll kick yourself when you see how easy it can be to burn iPhone to DVD.
What you need to burn iPhone video to DVD
- 1. iPhone to computer transfer
- 2. DVD creator software
- 3. DVD burner hardware
- 4. Compatible DVD discs (DVD-R recommended)
Part I: Transfer iPhone video to Mac or PC
As far as I know, you can't directly burn video to DVD on iPhone or remote control from iPhone. Therefore, you should first transfer video from your iPhone to computer. It's easy with iPhone transfer like the Wondershare MobileGo for iOS (Mac) or the Wondershare MobileGo for iOS (Win).
Just connect your iPhone to computer by using USB cable. In the primary window of the Mac version, click Videos on the left sidebar. Click a video category to enter its management window. After chosen the videos you want to burn, click Export to export them to your Mac. If you are using the Windows version, you just need to click Media in the left column. Likewise, choose a video type and click it. click Export to to export the chosen videos to your Windows PC.
Note: If you've backed up the iPhone MP4 files before transferring, you can directly burn the backup files on the computer to DVDs. Just refer to the MP4 to DVD Guide.
Part II: Burn iPhone video to DVD with DVD Creator (iPhone 5 included)
Now is the important part to put iPhone video to DVD. What I'll use to burn iPhone videos to DVD is Wondershare DVD Creator which is a handy tool to convert and burn all popular photos and videos to DVD quickly, of course including iPhone's MOV videos. You can get it on Mac App Store or download it here.
Now follow easy steps to convert and burn iPhone video to DVD with all-in-one DVD creator (iPhone 5 supported).
Step 1: Load iPhone MOV videos to the program
Download and install DVD Creator for Mac, and you will see a welcome screen. Click "Create a New Project" and you will see the primary window as below.
There are two ways to add iPhone videos: drag MOV files from Finder to the program or click "+" button to locate them on computer. You can click the "up" and "down" buttons to adjust the play order.
Step 2: Edit iPhone video (Optional)
To edit iPhone video, for example Rotate, trim, split, just select it and then click "Edit". All the change you've made can be seen instantly in the right window.
Step 3: Make a DVD menu for iPhone video DVD
Over 90 animated and static DVD menus are provided. To make a custom menu, just click "Menu" button and then choose a suitable menu style to custom a DVD me for your DVD, and then customize it until you are satisfied. To disable menu, just select No menu from the list.
Step 4: Preview and burn iPhone video to DVD (iPhone 5 supported)
When you are finished, preview your iPhone video DVD movie by clicking the "Preview" button. If it's exactly what you want, click "Burn", and choose "DVD Disc" option from the drop-down menu. Name your new DVD and hit "Save". It will need some time (minutes to an hour) depending on your DVD length.
iPhone to DVD tips: If your DVD project is bigger than 4.7G and you have no a DVD9 disc, just insert a D5 disc instead, the program will compress it automatically.
Step 5: Play iPhone video on TV
When the burning is complete, insert DVD disc to your home DVD player and you'll see the iPhone video on TV if everything goes right. You can also play the DVD disc with DVD drive on your computer before playing with DVD player.