iMovie is a professional and wonderful editing tool, allowing users to perfect their videos freely. We have various ways to handle the videos after editing, like saving them in our computers, uploading to YouTube for public sharing and more. Have you ever considered burning the edited video files to DVD disk for better preservation? Well, it is a good idea to burn iMovie to DVD, which enables you to watch the videos on home DVD players or big screen TV with families and friends.
In fact, there are two ways to attain our goal of converting iMovie to DVD, the first one is to use iDVD which is pre-built in iBook, iMac, eMac, PowerBook, MacBook Pro, Mac mini and Power Mac computers. However, problems might happen now and then such as: when rendering or encoding the videos, an error occurred to stop the burning process. What's worse, facts proved that the converted videos cannot be well played on regular DVD players even using Toast.
Is it that difficult to export iMovie to DVD smoothly? Cheer up, we can try the other way: all we need is Firecoresoft Splendvd for Mac -- DVD Maker for Mac. It is specially designed to burn iMovie to DVD on Mac (including Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Lion). This smart Mac iMovie to DVD Creator also offers many distinct DVD menu templates for choices, and its stunning editing function helps to perfect your iMoive videos freely.
Before starting to burn iMovie to DVD, firstly you should export videos from iMovie. It goes like this: click "Share" button in the Menu bar to select "Export Movie"; after that, you will see a new window, which allows you to specify the location for saving the videos. It is recommended to choose Full Quality HD DV to store the videos for high quality. Now that the iMovie videos have been exported, follow the below steps to burn iMovie to DVD.
Click the download link to install Firecoresoft iMovie to DVD Creator in your computer, after running it, click the "+" button to load iMovie vidoes into the program.
There are quite a few amazing DVD menu templates, you can choose any one of them. Besides, you can customize the menu by clicking the "Edit" button. Background music or picture, Menu Title, Frame and Button style can be changed according to your needs.
After finishing the second step, click the "Burn" button, beginning to export iMovie to DVD. There, a new small window will show up in front of you, allowing you to adjust the output setting, such as Disc Label, DVD Aspect Ratio, DVD Format as well as location to save the videos. In order to burn iMoive to DVD, you should choose "DVD" and insert a blank DVD disc into the DVD-ROM. By the way, 16:9 is for big screen DVD player while 4:3 for standard TV, just pick the one that meets your demand. After all have been done, click the "Apply" button, Firecoresoft Mac DVD Maker will begin to convert iMovie to DVD automatically for you.