Converting avi files to dvd

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by ianduh, Sep 26, 2009.

  1. ianduh macrumors newbie

    Sep 18, 2009
    Anyone know of a program that will allow me to take an avi/divx file and convert it to dvd so i can backup some old videos? Freeware would be preferred but i'm open for anything. Thanks in advance.
  2. j26 macrumors 65832


    Mar 30, 2005
    Visualhub is not supported any more and the developer has given up on it, so if you can pick up a free copy of it "somewhere" ;) it would do the job

    Otherwise iDVD would do the job, but you might have to convert the file to mp4 beforehand (never tried, so I'm not sure
  3. Doju macrumors 68000

    Jun 16, 2008
    Visual Hub is amazing. Look into it. As it's open source now, it IS legal to torrent it.

    It can do everything, yet it's still lightweight and really fast.
  4. lee866 macrumors newbie

    Sep 26, 2009
    If you have iDVD, You can follow that:
    1. Open iDVD
    2. Click "Create New Project"
    3. Save it.
    4. Drag the video clip into iDVD.
    5. If you don't want a menu, click View -> Show Map. Then, arrange the video clip before the menu, click it, click Advanced -> Loop.
    6. Burn.

    or u had a look at this thread about converting avi to dvd

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