VLC DVD: How to Burn VLC Files to DVD (Windows 8 included)

VLC Player is a universal media player that plays almost any video format and even DVDs. It can also stream video such as TV shows directly from the streaming server. But you may don't know that it's also capable of encoding and decoding movies or video files as well as VLC libraries to DVDS, so that you can use it in your video player. Now we are here to help you burning DVDs by VLC Player with the step by step procedures. However, it's a little bit difficult and complicated process. So we also recommend another easy-to-use DVD burning tool to help you burn VLC files to DVD. Now let's get started:

Part 1: Burn VLC Files to DVD with VLC

Step 1: Click Media, then select Stream.


Step 2: Select File.


Step 3: Click on Add. Browse for the movie destination. Choose the movie with the right title that you want to burn.

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Step 4: You can test the movie by selecting Play from the drop-down menu. If everything is ok then select Stream from the drop-down next to play. You can also add subtitles to the movies. This subtitle will be embedded with the movie.

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Step 5: Check is the source of the movie matches which we enter previously at step three. Then, Click Next.

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Step 6: Uncheck the Display locally box to speed up the burning process. Select “File” from the drop-down menu and click “Add.”


Step 7: Click Browse to select the destination folder. Select your DVD drive to burn the movie in the DVD. Type a name for the movie you want to save as.

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Step 8: Check the box next to Active Transcoding. Then select profile for the movie format. Video - H.264 + MP3 (MP4) is recommended. You can customize advanced options by clicking on the tools menu.


Step 9: Click next to proceed to the next step.


Step 10: Select All Elementary Streams. Then check the Generated stream output string dialogue box if everything is ok.


Step 11: Click on Stream.


Step 12: Keep patience. Burning will take time. Burning time depends on the size of the movie and the writing speed of your DVD drive.


VLC media player, usually referred as VLC, is an open-source and multifunctional media player created by VideoLan (formerly VideoLan Client). With it, you can play almost anything, providing the necessary codecs installed. But, if there's anything that VLC can't accomplish - it may be burning DVDs from VLC-playable files.

What you need is solid DVD burner software to do the trick. I humbly suggest Wondershare DVD Creator. Whatever file format of your VLC files, it can easily burn them to DVD with a customizable DVD menu. Since VLC plays almost all video and audios. This VLC to DVD burner is exactly a prefect VLC companion to burn DVD from VLC files (Windows 8 supported). Now, I'll show you how to burn VLC files to DVD step by step.

Free download VLC to DVD burner trial version:

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Note: This program is cross-platform. If you're using a Mac (10.6/10.7/10.8 included), simply resort to Wondershare DVD Creator for Mac to burn VLC video to DVD in Mac. The steps are the same with the Windows version.

Step 1. Load VLC videos to the DVD converter

After DVD Creator is set up in your computer, open it and in the primary window, click "Import" button to add downloaded VLC files on computer, or drag and drop videos to add the VLC videos into the primary Window. On the left, you can effortlessly add, delete and organize DVD titles.

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Tips: Double click any imported video to preview to the right window.

Step 2. Edit videos and set video transitions

If your VLC files play perfect, you can skip this step. But if there are flaws in your video, use handy tools to edit them. All basic editing tools are included. Click the "Edit" icon next to the video title to get started. You can crop, rotate, trim your video and add subtitles to VLC videos.

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Step 3. Select a DVD menu and convert VLC to DVD

Choose a DVD menu or customize it as you want. After all the settings are done, click "Burn" to convert VLC files to DVD with beautiful DVD menu. With this easy VLC to DVD burner, you can enjoy VLC videos on any DVD player with your friends.

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What's more: Formats supported by VLC to DVD burner

Besides video file format, all popular audio and image formats are also supported. With music and photos, you can use this VLC to DVD burner to create beautiful DVD photo slideshow quickly and easily.


Free download VLC to DVD converter:

Watch the video tutorial below

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