How to Convert MP4 to DVD for Any DVD-Player (6 Easy Ways)

How to Convert MP4 to DVD

This tutorial will show you step by step how to convert and burn MP4 to a DVD that will play on any DVD player – in a few different ways using paid and free software.

This tutorial will also show you how to add subtitles to your DVD.

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Converting MP4 to DVD player format using free and paid ($) software:

Related: How to Convert and Burn Video Files to DVD that Will Play on Any DVD Player

How to Convert and Burn MP4 to DVD using Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

You can find Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate here (affiliate link).

Tip: If you want to add subtitles to your DVD, then place the subtitle file in the same folder as the MP4 video file and make sure that the subtitle file has the same file name as the MP4 video file.

Example:

1. Insert a blank DVD into the DVD burner drive of your computer.

2. Open Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate.

3. Click on "Burn" in the top menu.

4. Click on "+ Add Files ▼" at the top left.

A "Open" window will appear.

5. Go to the MP4 video file stored on your computer.

6. Select the video file.

7. Click on "Open".

Wondershare Video Converter will now load the video file.

8. If you want to add subtitles to your DVD, then make sure that the subtitle file is selected.

mp4 video and srt subtitle wondershare video converter

Usually it's selected by default if you placed the subtitle file in the same folder as the video file and gave it the same file name.

If the subtitle file is not selected you click on the button, click on "Add Subtitles", select the subtitle file and then click on open.

9. If you want to edit the video (trim, cut, crop, add effect, rotate, etc.), then click on one of the icons located underneath the video thumbnail, edit your video and then click on "OK" to save.

edit video in Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

10. On the right side (panel) you will have the following DVD settings:

11. When you're ready you click on the "Burn" button at the bottom right.

Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate will first convert your MP4 video file to DVD format and then burn it to DVD. This may take a while. The amount of time it takes depends on your computer's hardware, the software, maximum speed capacity of your DVD, and the file size of the video.

How to Convert and Burn MP4 to DVD using WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe

You can find WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe here (affiliate link).

Tip: If you want to add subtitles to your DVD, then place the subtitle file in the same folder as the MP4 video file and make sure that the subtitle file has the same file name as the MP4 video file.

Example:

1. Insert a blank DVD into the DVD burner drive of your computer.

2. Open WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe.

3. Click on "Video" at the top left.

4. Go to the MP4 video file stored on your computer.

5. Select the video file.

6. Click on "Open".

WinX Video Converter will now load the video file.

When it's done loading it will show a "Output Profile" window.

7. Click on "DVD Profile" located under "Output Profile Category".

8. Select a DVD format.

"NTSC DVD Format" or "PAL DVD Format" (depends on the region where you live).

select dvd format in WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe

Tip: If you want the best quality, then turn the switch to "HQ".

Note: Converting in higher quality will take longer.

9. Click on the "OK" button at the bottom right.

10. If you want to add subtitles to your video you click on "Subtitle Disabled" or sometimes you will see "No Subtitle".

Now you will have the following two options:

add subtitles to mp4 in winx hd video converter deluxe

11. If you want to edit the video (trim, cut, crop, adjust audio volume, etc...), then click on "Edit", edit your video and click on "Done" to save.

edit mp4 video file in winx hd video converter deluxe

12. When you're ready you click on the "RUN" button at the bottom right.

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe will first convert your MP4 video file to DVD format and then burn it to DVD. This may take a while. The amount of time it takes depends on your computer's hardware, the software, maximum speed capacity of your DVD, and the file size of the video.

How to Convert and Burn MP4 to DVD using ConvertXtoDVD

ConvertXtoDVD is DVD authoring software specially made for converting and burning videos to DVD.

Highlights:

You can find ConvertXtoDVD here (affiliate link).

Tip: If you want to add subtitles to your DVD, then place the subtitle file in the same folder as the MP4 video file and make sure that the subtitle file has the same file name as the MP4 video file.

Example:

1. Insert a blank DVD into the DVD burner drive of your computer.

2. Open ConvertXtoDVD.

3. Click on the (+) button.

4. Go to the MP4 video file stored on your computer.

5. Select the video file.

6. Click on "Open".

ConvertXtoDVD will now load the video file.

7. If you want to add subtitles to your DVD, then click on the subtitle button located below the preview player.

add subtitle to mp4 video file in convertxtodvd

If you don't see the subtitle button, then click on the video (main title).

mp4 video in convertxtodvd

It's possible that your subtitle file is already loaded in ConvertXtoDVD. If not, then click on the add subtitle to mp4 video in convertxtodvd (subtitle +) icon, select your subtitle file and click on "Open".

8. If you want to edit the video (trim, cut, crop, adjust audio volume, etc...), then click on one of the buttons located below the preview player and edit your video.

edit mp4 video file in convertxtodvd

9. If you want to edit the DVD menu, then click on the "Edit Menu" button, edit your menu and click on "OK" (bottom right).

10. If you want to change the DVD format (NTSC or PAL), then click on "Default Settings" (located in the top menu) and choose "Output format" from the drop-down menu, then select the DVD format and click on "OK". "NTSC" or "PAL" depends on the region where you live.

11. Click on the "Convert" button located at the bottom.

ConvertXtoDVD will first convert your MP4 video file to DVD format and then burn it to DVD. This may take a while. The amount of time it takes depends on your computer's hardware, the software, maximum speed capacity of your DVD, and the file size of the video.

How to Convert and Burn MP4 to DVD using DVD Flick

You can download DVD Flick here.

Tip: If you want to add subtitles to your DVD, then place the subtitle file in the same folder as the MP4 video file and make sure that the subtitle file has the same file name as the MP4 video file.

Example:

1. Insert a blank DVD into the DVD burner drive of your computer.

2. Open DVD Flick.

3. Click on "Add title..." located at the top right.

dvd flick side menu

4. Go to the MP4 video file stored on your computer.

5. Select the video file.

6. Click on "Open".

DVD Flick will now load the video file.

7. Click on "Project Settings" located in the toolbar.

dvd flick menu

8. You will have a lot of options, but for most people the options are already set for the best quality.

There are however a few options you might want to change, like:

Click on "Accept" to save the "Project Settings".

9. If you want to add subtitles to your DVD, click on "Edit title..." located at the right sidebar and then click on "Subtitle tracks".

dvd flick side menu

It's possible that DVD Flick has already included your srt subtitle file.

If not, then click on "Add", select the srt subtitle file (stored on your PC), click on "Open" and click on "Accept" when the subtitle file is added.

10. If you want to add a menu to your DVD, then click on "Menu settings" located in the toolbar.

dvd flick menu

Here you will have the following options:

Click on "Accept" to save your menu settings.

11. If everything is set the way you want it, then click on "Create DVD" located in the toolbar.

dvd flick menu

DVD Flick will first convert your MP4 video file to DVD format and then burn it to DVD. This may take a while. The amount of time it takes depends on your computer's hardware, the software, maximum speed capacity of your DVD, and the file size of the video.

How to Convert and Burn MP4 to DVD using DVDStyler

You can download DVDStyler here.

Tip: If you want to add subtitles to your DVD, then place the subtitle file in the same folder as the MP4 video file and make sure that the subtitle file has the same file name as the MP4 video file.

Example:

1. Insert a blank DVD into the DVD burner drive of your computer.

2. Open DVDStyler.

A "Welcome" window will appear.

3. Select "Create a new project" (if not already selected).

If the "Welcome" window did not appear, then click on "File" at top left and choose "New".

create a new dvd in dvdstyler

4. At "Disc label" you enter a disc label.

5. At "Disc capacity" you select the capacity of your DVD.

6. At "Video bitrate" you make sure that "Auto" is selected.

7. At "Audio bitrate" you select the same audio bitrate as your MP4 video file.

8. At "Video Format" you select "NTSC" or "PAL".

"NTSC" is recommended for North American countries and Japan and "PAL" is recommended for all other countries.

9. At "Aspect Ratio" you select "4:3" or "16:9".

10. Click on the "OK" button.

A "Select template for DVD menus" window will appear.

11. Select a template and click on the "OK" button at the bottom of the window.

Or if you don't want to use a template for your DVD menu, then click on the "No template" button at the bottom of the window.

12. Click on the "Video+" (Add File) button at the top.

add file button in dvdstyler

A "Choose a file" window will appear.

13. Go to the MP4 video file stored on your computer.

14. Select the video file and if you want to add subtitles to your DVD, then select the subtitle file(s) also.

15. Click on "Open".

DVDStyler will now load the video file (and subtitles if selected).

At the bottom of DVDStyler you can view the available space (time in minutes) on your DVD (e.g. 87/136 Minutes).

16. You can also create and design a menu for your DVD. Creating a DVD menu is optional.

To edit your title, thumbnail and buttons, right-click on it and choose "Properties".

dvdstyler dvd menu example

17. If you want to save the project, then click on the save button at the top.

save project in dvdstyler

18. When you're ready you click on the burn button at the top.

create and burn dvd using dvdstyler

A "Burn" window will appear.

19. If you want to preview the finished DVD before burning, then check the box next to "Preview" and select a media player.

20. Click on the "Start" button at the bottom of the window.

DVDStyler will first convert your MP4 video file to DVD format and then burn it to DVD. This may take a while. The amount of time it takes depends on your computer's hardware, the software, maximum speed capacity of your DVD, and the file size of the video.

If you selected "Preview", a preview will be shown after the DVD is created, but before the burning of the DVD.

How to Convert and Burn MP4 to DVD using QtlMovie

QtlMovie is a simple specialized graphical front-end to FFmpeg and other free media tools.

You can download QtlMovie here.

Tip: If you want to add subtitles to your DVD, then place the subtitle file in the same folder as the MP4 video file and make sure that the subtitle file has the same file name as the MP4 video file.

Example:

1. Insert a blank DVD into the DVD burner drive of your computer.

2. Open QtlMovie.

3. Click on the "Browse" button at the top right.

browse button for opening a video file in qtlmovie

A "Open Movie File" window will appear.

4. Go to the MP4 video file stored on your computer.

5. Select the video file.

6. Click on "Open".

7. If you want to add subtitles to your DVD, then:

add subtitles to dvd in qtlmovie

8. At "Output file" you select "Burn DVD".

9. When you're ready you click on the "Start" button.

QtlMovie will first convert your MP4 video file to DVD format and then burn it to DVD. This may take a while. The amount of time it takes depends on your computer's hardware, the software, maximum speed capacity of your DVD, and the file size of the video.

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