Windows DVD Maker Won't Burn MP4? The Solution.
Does Windows DVD Maker support MP4? Many Windows users have the same question. Windows DVD Maker didn't let them import MP4 files and said MP4 is an un-supported format. However, when they asked for help from the Windows support site, they were clearly told that the software supports MP4. What's problem? Probably, that is video codec issue. Anyhow, if you try to import MP4 to Windows DVD Maker and then find MP4 can't be recognized by it, you need to solve this compatibility issue first.
You may find a 3rd-party video converter to convert MP4 to Windows DVD Maker natively-supported formats like WMV. Of course, you can directly burn your MP4 videos to DVDs with a smart DVD burning app instead of Windows DVD Maker.
In this article, I'll introduce one of the simplest ways. That's to use Wondershare Video Converter, which is the perfect combination of video converter and dvd burner (for Windows XP/Vista/7/8). It means you can use it to convert MP4 to Windows DVD Maker supported formats, as well as directly use it to burn any MP4 video to DVDs. No matter which feature you choose, the whole process is as simple as 1-2-3. Most importantly, the video conversion and DVD burning quality are both amazing. Last but not the least, this Windows DVD Maker MP4 converter also lets you do some basic editing tools, say, crop, cut, merge, add special effect and watermark, subtitle etc before video conversion and DVD burning.
Next, I'll respectively explain how to convert MP4 to Windows DVD Maker for adding files smoothly and burn DVDs from any MP4 file with this all-in-one app.
- Part 1: How to Convert MP4 to Windows DVD Maker
- Part 2: How to burn DVDs from MP4 directly in this app
In order to burn MP4 with Windows DVD Maker, you have to convert MP4 to a fully-compatible format with Windows DVD Maker for successfully importing files first. For this, this app's video conversion function can satisfy you. And the basic steps are below:
Step 1:Import MP4 to this Windows DVD Maker converter
As soon as you run it, you'll enter into the default "Convert" interface. Next, on the top-left corner, click "Add Files" button and then import the MP4 files you want from the PC to this program. It supports batch video conversion.
Step 2:Choose a compatible format for Windows DVD Maker
As we all know, WMV is one of Windows DVD Maker natively-supported formats. Here, you can choose WMV as the output format. To do it, in the "Output Format" pane, you can hit the format image, and then in the following output format window, go to "Format">"Video">"WMV". (Optional) At this time, if you want to edit videos, just click the "Edit" button on the video item bar.
Step 3: Convert MP4 to Windows DVD Maker
Just click the "Convert" button in the bottom-right side of this Windows DVD Maker MP4 converter's current interface. That's done. And this app will complete the video conversion in minutes. After that, you can smoothly import the output files to Windows DVD Maker to burn DVDs.
This app makes it very fast and easy to burn a stunning DVD disc from any video file. And the steps are as follows:
Step 1:Import MP4 files
After running it, you need to hit the "Burn" tab at the top to enter into the burning interface. And then import MP4 files in the same way. If need, re-arrange these added videos by drap-and-drop.
Step 2:Customize a DVD menu or edit videos
If you need to edit videos before DVD burning, just click Edit to do this job. Or just hit the Change Template to choose one of your favorite DVD menu template to customize your own ones.
Step 3:Start to burn DVDs
Insert a blank DVD5 or DVD9 disc and then click Burn button at the bottom-right corner of the interface to start DVD burning. That's all.