How to burn mp4 to a playable dvd on an iMac?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by MartinAppleGuy, Apr 11, 2016.

  1. MartinAppleGuy macrumors 68020

    MartinAppleGuy

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    How can I burn a mp4 video onto a dvd so that it plays in dvd players? anyone know of any apps or os functionality that allows for this? Running an iMac with El Cap and a Superdrive.
     
  2. MartinAppleGuy thread starter macrumors 68020

    MartinAppleGuy

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    I have iMovie 9 and iMovie 10 and cannot find this function to make a DVD that plays in DVD players. How do I do that?
     
  3. mildocjr macrumors 65816

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    I thought there was an export function at one point for DVD but here's an alternative method using Burn-OSX.
     
  4. dyt1983 macrumors 65816

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    It is functionality from iDVD (not iMovie) that burned the actual DVD, but iDVD is no longer included/supported/etc. I think since Lion or SL.

    One can use Burn as mentioned, but if you're not using any professional editing/authoring software, Toast is pretty straightforward and for me, easier to do quick stuff... some people will disagree and say it's difficult or buggy. It's bundled with a lot of things or one can buy a separate license for $20.
     

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