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How to Convert and Burn HD Video to DVD (Windows 8 included)

HD video is becoming more and more popular these years since it has a better video quality and visual effects. Many videos taken by camcorders and downloaded from the Internet are in HD format. If you have many HD videos and want to burn HD videos to DVD to store and backup the HD videos or want to make a video greeting card or DVD gift from the HD videos you've taken, then you've come to the right place. This article brings an easy and fast solution to how to burn HD video to DVD  (Windows 8 included).

Wondershare DVD Creator is an HD video to DVD burner which not only allows you to view HD videos on normal home DVD player, but also enables you to back up and save your HD videos. With it, you can convert HD videos in various video formats, like AVI, MP4, MKV, TRP, MTS, M2TS, AVCHD, etc. DVD in just a few clicks. Furthermore, this HD video to DVD converter allows you to edit videos and apply personalized DVD menus. 

Free download HD video to DVD burner:

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Note: If you are a Mac user, you can use DVD Creator for Mac. Get the right DVD Creator version and follow the steps to convert HD to DVD. (Note: The steps takes Windows screenshots for example. To burn HD in Mac, it is almost the same.)

How to convert and burn HD video to DVD step by step

Once you've downloaded DVD Creator, follow the set-up wizard to install it. Meanwhile, insert a recordable DVD -R (DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, etc.) into DVD burner drive and get ready to make HD video to DVD.

Step 1. Import HD videos to the program

Click "Import" to browse and select the HD videos you'd like to burn. Preview of added videos are available on the right viewing window.

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Step 2. Edit HD videos with the built-in video editor

Select a video clip and click the edit button to open the video edit window. As you can see, you are allowed to customize your videos by cropping, rotating, trimming, adding effects, adding watermarks and so on.

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Step 3. Select a DVD menu

Under the "Menu" tab, you can author a DVD menu for your HD video DVD. You can select one from the built-in free DVD menu template and customize the DVD menu thumbnails, background images, buttons, etc.

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Step 4. Preview and burn HD videos to DVD

Preview your work before burning it. When all is OK, go to "Burn", choose the output format and parameters and then you can just click the "Burn" button to start HD video to DVD converting.

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Knowledge sharing: Brief introduction of HD videos (TS, MTS, M2TS, TP)

Learned how to burn HD videos to DVD disc, let's take a quick look at the most popular HD video formats:

TS: It is a type of digital container format that encapsulates packetized elementary streams and other data. TS is specified in MPEG-2 Part 1, Systems (ISO/IEC standard 13818-1). Transport stream offers features for error correction for transportation over unreliable media, and is used in broadcast applications such as DVB and ATSC. Learn how to burn TS to DVD.

TP: TP file is created by Beyond TV digital video recording software used to record video. This file is recorded using a compatible TV tuner card and a television source such as analog or digital cable, satellite, or antenna. TP files capture data from a transport stream (TS), which is a communications protocol for audio, video, and data. Learn how to burn TP to DVD.

MTS/M2TS: The MTS/M2TS file type is primarily associated with AVCHD. AVCHD is a high-definition digital video format that supports 1080i and 720p with a reasonably small file size. AVCHD files are based on the MPEG4 CODEC. Talking about AVCHD, MTS and M2TS are identical. It's .MTS on camcorder and .M2TS imported to PC. Learn how to burn MTS/M2TS to DVD.

Since above mentioned video file formats are not supported by many media players. To play them or other HD video file like HD MOV and HD MKV on PC, a VLC player is recommended to use. Besides, you may download and install other codec packs like DirectShow FilterPack 3.2 which enables you to play HD transport stream videos easily.

Free download HD video to DVD burner:

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Mahdi
Note: You can use this technique just to store the HD content in a DVD, instead of a BD (Blu-ray disc). But to play that content is another story. Any player needs to have built-in codecs and other stuff to decode the HD content, otherwise it simply can\'t play it. DVD player are built to be compatible only with the MPEG2 format and they are incapable of playing HD.
AlejandroGallet
Absolutely.
Martin_Shaisamufaro_Luther
Can you please confirm that with this software, I can burn a Full HD mp4 file to a DVD-R or DVD+R without losing quality and play the recorded DVD on any home DVD player? I need to know this before I buy your product.
AlejandroGallet
Hi Mai, thanks for your interest in our software. It costs $39.95. click here to see more.
mai
is it free? I mean not a trial version?
google-0848314569b2add9af264bf
I burn on a regular DVD- but since it is burned in High Def I can play it on my Blu Ray player
google-6fbeb5353d5cf5e1ad4351b
There are ways to make HD DVDs but as long as you are trying to make a \"Video DVD\" that plays in common Video DVD players

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