Find out how to burn MP4 videos to a DVD so that they can be played on almost any computer or DVD player. Insert a blank DVD. Any DVD format can be used as long as the recorder supports it. DVD ± RW and DVD ± R, although the first format is less likely to be played in DVD players that play files independently.
How to burn MP4 video to DVD
Open your web browser. You will need specific software to burn it so that the disc can be played on DVD players. The software you will be using is free.
Go to the website of the WinX DVD author. This is free software that lets you create playable DVDs of MP4 videos with your computer. There are several programs to choose from, but WinX DVD is the only free software that works properly. Click Download now.
Run the winx-dvd-author.exe file after downloading. You can click on it at the bottom of the browser (Google Chrome) or you can find it in the Downloads folder. Click Yes.
Follow the instructions to install WinX DVD. You can leave the default settings because no adware will be installed. Start WinX DVD. In fact, the program will run immediately after installation, but you can also find it in the Start menu.
Click Video DVD. This is a large button located in the upper right corner of the software window. Click + . You will see this button in the lower left corner of the window. T find the MP4 file you want to add and press Open.
Add more videos if you want. The indicator at the bottom of the window will fill when you add files. Click on 16:9 to get a panoramic view. Click this option if you plan to watch the DVD on a TV screen.
Click Next. Choose the background image of your menu. You will see several predefined images to choose from. You can also click the button at the bottom of the list to select an image on your computer.
Organize the menu. To do this, use the anchor points around the sequences. Click and drag each video to place it in the menu window. Click Text to add text. It is represented by TT. You can use this option to create menu titles and captions.
Double-click on the text to edit it. This will allow you to change the format and insert new text. Click on Music to add background music. This option is represented by a musical symbol +. It allows you to add an audio or MP3 file from your computer.
Click Next when the menu is complete. Reduce the burning speed. Although there is no difficulty in burning the disc at high speed, many people say they have achieved better results when they play the disc (burned at low speed) in a DVD player.
Click on Start. Disc burning will start. Be careful not to eject the disc before the end of the process. Play the disc in a DVD player after burning. The disc should be played on most DVD players after burning.