How to Export iMovie to Video and Burn iMovie to DVD
When you finish your iMovie project, you have multiple ways to finalize it: save onto your computer, transfer to iTunes, share to YouTube, Facebook and more if you're using iMovie 09 and iMovie 11. However, you may still consider exporting iMovie to DVD to better preserve it or share it. To burn a DVD from iMovie, a third-party Mac DVD burning software: Wondershare DVD Creator for Mac is highly recommended. With it, you'll be able to burn all popular videos to DVD with ultrafast speed and no quality loss. Below are the simple steps to export iMovie to videos and then burn iMovie to DVD.
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1 Export iMovie project to video (iMovie 09 and iMovie 11 included)
To burn iMovie to DVD, you need to first export iMovie project to videos. So when an iMovie project is completed, select it and click "Share" at the top of the window in the Menu bar. And on the following list, choose "Export Movie...".
A small window will show up and let you choose where to store the videos, and what format to save iMovie project to. Here you are suggested to choose Large or HD 720p to save iMovie project to high quality video for burning to DVD. The default output folder is Movies. Then, follow the guide below to burn the exported iMovie files to DVD.
2Load your iMovie video
Run iMovie to DVD creator, and then click "Create a New Project" to enter into the program's interface. After that, simply drag your iMovie videos directly into the program window, or slide out Media Browse to load any video created with iMovie in one click.
3Customize a DVD menu (optional)
iMovie to DVD converter provides more than 90 free templates for professional DVD authoring. Click Menu on the bottom of the program window, and then pick up your favorite one to customize it. It's worth mentioning that, all buttons, frames, titles, and thumbnails are freely adjustable.
Add a fabulous DVD menu to your iMovie DVD disc
3 Start burning iMovie files to DVD
Now you've come to the last step, hit the Burn icon to access the "Burn" window. Insert a black DVD-R D5 or D9 as per your content capacity, and set the TV standard like NTSC or PAL. At last, click "Save" to start burning.
More about this iMovie to DVD burning Software
1. Besides iMovie project, this Mac DVD Creator can burn almost all regular photos and videos to DVD. Regular video formats like MOV, MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, MTS, HD videos, etc., your family, holiday or vacation videos from your video camera, videos and movies downloaded from YouTube, Google, Yahoo or torrent sites, like Vuze, etc. are all supported.
2. This iMovie to DVD creator also allows you to edit imported iMovie videos so that you don't need to make changes in iMovie and export again, which saves you a lot of time. To do so, just click the 'Edit' button besides each video thumbnail.
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