How Do I Convert MOV to DVD for Playing on DVD Player?

Many people asked that “Will a .mov play on a DVD player?” The short answer is NO. You can’t put MOV files on a DVD. You need to convert MOV to DVD supported video format firstly.  So, how do I convert MOV to DVD? Well, this guide will show you how to burn MOV files into DVD which can be played on a DVD player.

The QuickTime (.mov) is a popular video format. You may get it from digital cameras or the iTunes Store. You can not burn MOV files to DVD directly, but it won’t be compatible with your DVD player. You need to convert MOV to MPEG-2 format and then burn to DVD. It takes 2 steps to get it done plus you need advanced computer skills and spend lots of time on it. I will show you an easy way to burn a DVD with just 1 click.

To burn MOV to DVD, what you need is just a professional DVD creator tool. If you don’t know how to choose the best DVD Creator. Here I recommend the DVD Creator tool. It is straightforward to use, and the output quality is really great. This powerful software can convert many popular video formats to DVD, like WMV, MPEG, MP4, AVI, ASF.


Now, download it and install it through the wizard interface.

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Follow below video guide to learn how to use this DVD maker:

Step 1: Add MOV video files.

Just open the program like other software after you install DVD Creator on your computer. Click “+Import “in the left bar to import the MOV video files to the program. All of the loaded videos would be listed in the left bar if you imported them successfully.

Add title

Add a title to organize your videos. Each title will be an episode which can be shown on the DVD menu.

import video

Step 2: Output configuration and the DVD menu

Just click “Design Menu” in the right corner, and you will get to a “Menu Designer” panel. Here you can choose Themes, Background, Button, Caption, and advanced settings for your DVD menu. The above is all depend on your preference.

In this step, you can also edit the video by clicking the “Edit “button in the user interface. After you get to the editing panel, you can trim and crop the video to save the necessary part, saturation to make the great display effect, adjust video brightness and contrast, and add a watermark to make the DVD special.


Preview (option step)

In the preview menu, you could preview the video files you have imported and the DVD menu you added. If everything looks fine, you may go to the final step.

preview videos

Step 3: Burn MOV to DVD

Before you start to burn the MOV video to DVD, you should do some burning settings. Just click the “Burn” button you will get to the burning setting panel. Select to burn MOV files to ISO File, DVD Folder DVD Disc. And it would be best if you also chose a suitable TV standard to get proper video size.

After all the above is finished, you can click the “Burn” button again to start authoring the DVD.

See also

How to convert MP4 to DVD?

How to convert MKV to DVD?

How to convert AVI to DVD?

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