How to Convert Sony HandyCam Video to DVD in Mac/Win (Windows 8 included)
Sony HandyCam camcorders provide us great ways to record our most unforgettable moments. To store the files on a DVD so that you can watch them on a DVD player or on TV, burning your videos from Sony HandyCam to DVD is a right choice. Here we recommend a decent HandyCam to DVD Burner - Wondershare DVD Creator (DVD Creator for Mac), to help you get it done.
This DVD burning software supports all normal video formats in Mac, including MOV, M4V, 3GP, AVI, FLV, MP4, WMV, ASF, MKV, MOD, AVCHD, RMVB, etc. Besides burning video to DVD, you can also make a slideshow movie with photos and music and burn to DVD. It's the all-in-one solution for entertainment. Besides, it also helps to export your movie to DVD Folder, ISO Image, or .dvdmedia. In that way, you can play them with media player or burn to DVD anytime when you want. Below are the easy steps to use this DVD Creator to burn HandyCam video to DVD with no effort
Free download HandyCam to DVD burner:
Note: This program is cross-platform, and the following guide takes the Windows screenshots. The steps to burn HandyCam to DVD in Windows (Windows 8 included) and Mac (Snow Leopard, Mac OS X Lion included) are the same, just make sure you get the right version.
How to convert HandyCam video to DVD step by step
Step 1. Load HanyCam files
Transfer HandyCam video to hard drive, and then click "Import" to add the handycam files you need into the program. They will appear in the collections pane. During the process, you can customize your videos by adding titles and rearrange the order. The below interface of the DVD Creator is what you are about to see:
Step 2. Edit HandyCam video at ease
Click the pencil icon besides each video title, you'll come to the edit window. Here, all common edits are provided, including rotating, trimming, cropping, adding watermark, subtitles, and more.
Step 3. Preview and burn HandyCam to DVD
Click to preview the result of the editing in case that you may improve it in a certain way. Finally, you can just click the "Burn" button to start burning.
Note: The left space of the disc is shown on the disc space bar at the bottom; You can feel free to choose the size of burning DVD between "DVD-R4.5G" and "DVD-R9.0G"; And also, the output quality is up to your choice. You may select any one from "Fit to disc", "Standard video quality" or "High video quality".
With professional Wondershare DVD Creator (Windows 8 supported), you can easily convert handycam to dvd so that you can enjoy the movies with your family at home.
More about how to transfer HandyCam video to hard drive:
Handycam is a Sony brand to market its camcorder range from 1980s. The video formats include 8mm tape, DVD, hard drive disk, flash drive, etc. See the general methods below to transfer Handycam video to your computer.
- Hard Drive Handycam: Requires USB cable to transfer Handycam videos to computer's hard drive.
- Flash Drive Handycam: Requires USB cable for built-in Flash memory camcorder while a card reader for an external SD card or MemoryStick card.
- DVD Handycam: This type of Handycam camcorders let you shoot video to DVD disc so that you can watch the video directly on home DVD player. You need a Video Converter (Windows 8 supported) to transfer those recorded videos to computer.
- 8mm Tape Handycam: Usually a video capture card, 8mm tape player (camcorder) and video capture software are required to transfer video from Handycam to PC. Learn more about converting 8mm tapes to DVD.
Below is a detailed video tutorial: