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How to Convert MKV to DVD for Playback on DVD Player

Convert MKV to DVD

There are various reasons for why you need to convert MKV to DVD. And this tutorial will show how to do that easily and conveniently by using professional DVD Creator. Before going to detail steps of converting MKV to DVD. Let's talk about the background knowledge about MVK format.

What is MKV?

The Matroska Multimedia Container is an open standard free container format, a file format that can hold an unlimited number of video, audio, picture or subtitle tracks inside a single file. It is intended to serve as a universal format for storing common multimedia content, like movies or TV shows. Matroska is similar in concept to other containers like AVI, MP4 or ASF, but is entirely open in specification, with implementations consisting mostly of open source software. Matroska file types are .MKV for video (with subtitles and audio), .MK3D for stereoscopic video, .MKA for audio-only files and .MKS for subtitles only.

How to convert and burn MKV to DVD

Follow the steps to learn how to convert and burn MKV to DVD so that you can play MKV video on your home DVD player and watch MKV videos on your TV screen.

Before you begin to create DVD, you need to get the following things: A blank DVD disk (DVD +R, DVD-R, DVD+RW or DVD-RW), rewritable DVD-ROM, DVD Creator.

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Note: If you are using a Mac, you can turn to Mac DVD Creator.

1 Add MKV videos to the MKV to DVD converter

Click "Import" to load MKV files or simply drag files into this DVD Burner. Added MKV files will show as thumbnail on the left sidebar of the MKV to DVD converter .

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2 Select and customize your DVD menu.

Free DVD menu templates are offered. Double click the DVD menu to apply it. You can also make a personalized DVD menu as you like. Click "Menu Template" to customize your DVD frames, buttons, add text, background music and background image, etc.

3 Convert MKV to DVD Disc

Now you can begin to burn MKV to DVD disc. Click "Burn", select "DVD" option in the "Burn to" field, specify a temp folder (used to save the generated temporary files), select your DVD drive and burning program (either built-in or your own burning application), select your TV Standard and output Aspect Ratio, and click "Start" to burn your project.

Tips: The volume of DVD use is shown on the bottom side. You can select DVD type of "D5" or "D9". If the video size is exceed the DVD capability you can reduce it by setting output quality. E.g. select "High quality" instead of "Best performance"

Done! With  DVD Creator, you have burned MKV to DVD with customized DVD menu in 3 steps. Get the MKV to DVD converter now and easily convert MKV to DVD for playback on DVD players or backup.

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