Home > Burn DVD > Convert VLC to DVD Mac

How to Convert VLC to DVD format on Mac OS X

"I am also MAC. I have VLC, Toast Titanium and DIVX. I play movies I ripped with Mac the Ripper on VLC.
A friend asked me to burn a movie that is in VLC format so he can play it on a DVD. And then I tried to burn it on a DVD but I can't because it won't let me with Nero or any other program. i want to burn straight form VLC can anyone help me please???" ——UK Tama

VLC to DVD Mac

What is a VLC player and Where to get it?

VLC media player is an open source, free software media player (runs in Windows, Mac OS, and Linux) and multimedia framework written by the VideoLAN project. VLC Media Player isn't quite as intuitive as iTunes when it comes to media management it's much more basic and stripped down in that respect, it is able to stream over networks and to transcode multimedia files and save them into various formats.

Click here to download VLC media player for Mac OS x

Why we need to convert VLC video to DVD on Mac OS

VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player and multimedia framework capable of reading most audio and video formats like MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, DivX, MPEG-1, mp3, ogg, aac ... as well as DVDs, Audio CDs VCDs, and various streaming protocols. Although VLC media player is multifunctional, it can't burn a movie or audio onto a DVD, so we are unable to play VLC media files onto DVD player. Which program can help us to do this? This article will give you the answer.

What we need?

  • A Mac computer
  • DVD burner and one blank recordable DVD disc
  • Mac DVD Burning Software like DVD Creator for Mac

Note: If you are using Windows, you can refer to DVD Creator for Windows.

Download Mac Version Download Windows Version

How to convert VLC to DVD for Mac

1 Download and install Mac DVD Burning Software

This DVD maker software can easily convert and burn all popular VLC media files such as MP4, MPG, MPEG, 3GP, WMV, ASF, MOV, DAT, FLV and even most HD video formats: MTS, M2TS(AVCHD TS(MPEG-2), HD MKV(H.264, MPEG-2 HD), HD WMV(VC-1), and HD MOV(H.264, MPEG-4) to DVD for backup and enhancement.

Download and install Mac DVD Burning Software, and then load VLC media files to the program, just click "+" button to import VLC media files to this program or simply drag and drop them to it. And rearrange the file list by using the up-down arrows.

VLC to DVD Mac - Load Video

2 Edit files (Optional)

To personalize your DVD files, you can edit VLC media files or slideshows as well by clicking "Edit" button. For video files, you can crop the frame size, trim into several clips, append effects, add picture/text watermark and rotate.

Convert VLC to DVD Mac

3 Create DVD Menu (Optional)

Mac DVD Creator also allows you to create your own DVD menu with rich selections of DVD menu template. Simply click "Menu" button to select one and set the "Frame", "Button" and "Text" to customize your DVD menu.

Burn VLC to DVD Mac with Menu

4 Start to burn

After all necessary settings, you need to insert a blank or rewritable disc to your Mac if you want to burn VLC media files to DVD Mac. Or you can simply convert the VLC media files to DVD folder, .dvdmedia or ISO file on your Mac for later burning.

Now you can watch VLC media files on your home DVD player and share any good movies or music with your family and friends.

Download Mac Version Download Windows Version

Related Articles