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How to Convert and Burn WMV to DVD for Playback on DVD Player

This article introduces WMV and how to burn WMV to DVD.

WMV, short for Windows Media Video, is widely compatible with Windows PCs. And it is the name of the video encoder that was created by software giant Microsoft. The advantage of WMV is good compression and quality. A lot of people saved WMV clips onto computer and want to convert WMV to DVD for playback on a DVD player watch videos on TV screen.

How to convert WMV to DVD?

Before we go to the detailed steps to convert WMV to DVD, there are some pre-requirements: A blank DVD disk (DVD +R, DVD-R, DVD+RW or DVD-RW), rewritable DVD-ROM, a WMV to DVD Converter. Most DVD burning software can easily burn WMV files to a DVD as data. Here we use DVD creator. It can burn WMV to DVD directly.

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Convert WMV to DVD

1 Import WMV videos to WMV to DVD Burner

Import WMV files that needs to be burned onto a DVD into the main interface of WMV to DVD Burner. You could check the video size on the measure bar on the bottom. Make sure the space doesn't exceed the total DVD capacity.

Burn WMV to DVD

2 Select a DVD menu to your DVD

Click "Menu Template" to customize your DVD menu. There are different styles of built-in templates, frames and buttons for your choice. To apply a template, frame or button, you can just double click it. You can even add text, background music and background image to customize the menu.

3 Convert WMV to DVD

Preview the DVD and begin to convert to DVD disk.

Go to set TV Standard (PAL/NTSC) on "Setting" option and output Aspect Ratio (4:3/16:9) on "DVD setting bar". Click "Burn" and then select your DVD drive (if you have more than one DVD drive on PC) 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".

With DVD Creator, you can convert WMV to DVD in just 3 steps. And this WMV to DVD can also burn other common files like MKV, WMV, M2TS, MPEG, AVI, FLV, MOV, etc to DVD and fully compatible with Windows 7.

If you are a Mac user, please refer to Mac DVD Creator.

Note: I presumed the WMV movies are not DRM protected. If it's DRM protected WMV files you may need a DRM Removal application to burn DRM WMV to DVD.

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