AVI is the most commonly used video format. A large number of movies are in this format. However, it cannot be played directly on a DVD player. Therefore, it's very common to convert AVI to DVD in order to better enjoy the videos on DVD player or TV.
For Windows platform, AVI videos can be easily converted to DVD with many DVD burning software. Wondershare DVD Creator (Windows 8 supported) is among the best of them because it combines ease of use and high quality. If you want to burn AVI to DVD in Mac (Mountain Lion, Lion included), usually you may need to convert AVI to MOV (the QuickTime video format for Mac) first and burn DVD with iDVD or other similar applications. Alternatively, why not use a AVI DVD burner-DVD Creator for Mac that directly converts and burns AVI videos to DVD in Mac in one stop? Now let's go over how to convert AVI to DVD on both Windows and Mac platform step by step.
- Part 1: Easy steps to convert AVI to DVD for Win (Windows 8 included)
- Part 2: Easy steps to Convert AVI to DVD in Mac (Mountain Lion supported)
1 Load AVI videos
After you install AVI DVD burner, open it and click 'Import' to load your source AVI videos. Alternatively, you can drag AVI videos from your hard drive direclty into the program window. Pictures and slideshows can also be imported.
2 Edit AVI videos and make DVD menus (optional)
AVI to DVD burner makes it very convenient to make minor changes to a video in the same software. Click the pencil icon besides each video title to access the edit window. Here, you'll find all common editing tools you may need. like crop, trim, rotate, watermark, effects, and more.
After that, go to 'Menu' tab to customize a menu for your DVD. There are different styles of built-in menu templates, frames and play buttons for you to choose. After selecting a menu template, you can also add text, background music, and more. When you finish the menu authoring, you can preview your DVD show to check if everythong goes as you like.
3 Start AVI to DVD burning
Now, you've come to the last step. Click Burn and choose the right TV standard: "NTSC" 30fps is used in USA, Canada and Japan, while "PAL" is 25fps, used in Europe and Asia. After that, click Burn to start AVI video to DVD converting right away. The converting time depends on your source AVI file size, and quality you choose. Usually the larger size or higher quality, the more time it will need. When AVI to DVD burning done, you can watch DVD using any home DVD player with a TV set.
To convert AVI video to DVD in Mac using DVD Creator for Mac, the steps are similar to the Windows version of AVI burner. Below comes the details (OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8 inlcuded).
1Import AVI video files
Launch this program, and click Create a New Project to enter into the program window. To import your source AVI files, you have below two options:
- click "+" to navigate your media files folder and load AVI files.
- simply drag your MKV files directly into the program window.
All loaded AVI videos will be shown in thumbnails in the right side file list. You can design the order by clicking "↑" and "↓", merge or split them as per your preference.
2Enhance AVI files and customize DVD menus (optional)
Like AVI burner for Windows, you can also do basic video edits in Mac version, including cropping, trimming, rotating, adding watermark, adding effects and so on.
After video editing, you may also want to select an appropriate DVD menu to make it more personalized. Don't worry. This program provides 90 sets of ready to use animated and static templates for you to choose. And you can conveniently preview the modications too.
3Start burning AVI to DVD in Mac (Mountain Lion included)
When all things go as you like, just hit Burn, choose burning speed, TV standard, and then click Save to start AVI to DVD burning for Mac. When it's complete, the AVI DVD disc will eject automatically. Now you may cozily lie in the counch to enjoy AVI files on large screen TV.
More features of AVI to DVD converter:
- 1-click to convert AVI, MOV, WMV, MKV, Dvix, MPG, VOB videos and burn to DVD.
- Add additional photo slideshows to save treasured memories.
- Create DVD-Video Disc, DVD folders or ISO image in high quality.
- Smartly fit to disc even your content space exceeds the disc capacity.
- Advanced setting like DVD burning speed and video quality to ensure the best result.
Free download Windows or Mac AVI to DVD converter: