Burn DVD
1.1 Burn MP4 to DVD
1.2 How to Burn DVD
1.3 Burn MOV to DVD
1.4 Burn a WMV File to DVD

[2024 Updated] Top 5 Ways to Burn A WMV File to DVD

[2024 Updated] Top 5 Ways to Burn A WMV File to DVD

Burning videos to DVD is more convenient for you to play them on DVD players and TVs or share them with your family and friends. Also, the risk of losing data stored on a computer or network is relatively high so the DVD format can be used as a reliable backup method. When you want to save your WMV videos as DVD or play them on a DVD player, you may need to convert WMV files to DVD first.

This article will introduce five conversion methods, including one of the best converters. These methods cover five Windows, Mac, and online conversion tools, respectively. They will be accompanied by detailed step-by-step instructions to ensure smooth use. So follow the solutions in this article; you don't need to worry about hindering your WMV to DVD conversion process.

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Part 1. How to Burn WMV to DVD on Windows and Mac

1 AnyMP4 DVD Creator

AnyMP4 DVD Creator is the best WMV to DVD converter. It supports simultaneously burning many major formats, such as MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV, MTS, TS, FLV, etc., to DVD with high image and audio sound. DVD-5, DVD-9, and DVD formats like DVD-R, DVD + R, DVD-RW, DVD + RW, and DVD-RAM are supported by this converter. In addition to the general conversion functions, this tool will provide useful editing features.

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Here we will offer some detailed steps to help you apply it.

1.Download and install AnyMP4 DVD Creator on your computer. After opening it, choose DVD Disc mode.

Choose DVD Disc

2.Click Add Media Files(s) to upload your WMV file. Or you can press the Add Media File(s) label on the top left side.

Add WMV Files

3.Several editing features like Video Edit, Audio Edit, Subtitle Edit, Clip, etc., are offered to you. You can try to create a better DVD with them. Choose the Disc Type, Aspect Ratio, and Video Quality on the bottom bar. Then click Next to start the process of conversion.

Edit Files Convert to DVD

4.Now you can select the DVD menu template or custom the DVD as you like. Click Burn to start the WMV to DVD burning.

Start Burn WMV to DVD

2 Windows DVD Maker

If you currently use Windows 7 or Windows Vista system, you can try the DVD maker with your computer, Windows DVD Maker. This free tool supports numerous file formats, including WMV to DVD conversion. Various types of DVDs, like DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, and DVD-ROM, apply to this program. With it, you can smoothly create DVD videos and slideshows for playback on DVD players smoothly.

Here are the detailed steps to operate it.

1.Open Windows DVD Maker on your computer. Click Choose Photos and Videos.

Open the Windows DVD Maker

2.Click Add items to upload your WMV videos.

DVD Maker Upload Videos

3.Press Options on the bottom right corner to open a new window to set your files.

DVD Options

4.You can choose the playback settings, DVD aspect ratio, video format, burn speed, and temporary file location on this page. Then click Next.

Set DVD Parameters

5.Now, you can select the DVD menu style or customize the menu. Press Preview to check your converted DVD.

Preview DVD Disc

6.If satisfied with the result, click Burn to convert WMV videos to DVDs.

Finish Burn DVD

3 Windows Media Player

The Windows default media player, Windows Media Player, can play files in many formats and also be used to burn DVDs. You can use it directly as a free WMV to DVD burner without installing other programs.

Here are detailed instructions for its use.

1.Open Windows Media Player on your computer, and insert a blank DVD into your PC drive.

2.Drop the Burn list on the top menu, and choose Data CD or DVD.

Drop the Burn List

3.Drop your WMV files to the burn list.

4.Press Start burn to burn WMV files to DVD.

Media Player Start Burn

4 WinX DVD Author

WinX DVD Author is a powerful DVD authoring software. It also can convert WMV to MP4, FLV, AVI, MOV DVD, or other popular video formats. With this tool, you can convert your WMV files into VOB files that can be compiled into the DVD_Video_TS folder. Besides, it can directly download YouTube videos and burn them to DVD.

Here is a detailed description of the conversion process.

1.Download and install WinX DVD Author on your computer, and open it.

2.Click the + icon to add your WMV files.

WinX DVD Add

3.You can personalize your DVD on this page by setting the background picture, background music, title menu, and chapter menu. Then click the >> icon to come to the next step.

Personalize DVD

4.After choosing the output folder and DVD format, click Start to burn WMV videos to DVD.

Start Burn the DVD

Part 2. How to Burn WMV to DVD Online


If you want to avoid downloading extra software, or you need to burn WMV files to DVD to play on a DVD player quickly, we also provide a practical online conversion tool, ZAMZAR. It can be applied for converting formats like MP4, MOV, AVI, FLV, and WMV to DVD-compatible formats. It is also quite simple to operate.

Here is the step-by-step guidance offered by us.

1.Enter the website of ZAMZAR, and come to the WMV Converter.

2.Click Choose Files to add your WMV videos or drag and drop your files directly. Then choose DVD as the output format. But you can only convert files of up to 50MB in size.

ZAMZAR Add Files

3.Press Convert Now to get your WMV files burned as DVD.

ZAMZAR Convert

4.After the conversion process, press Download to get your burned

ZAMZAR Download

Part 3. FAQs of Burning WMV to DVD

What are the advantages and disadvantages of WMV?

WMV file takes less time to load, so it is well suited for use on the web. It also takes up little disc memory and, at the same time, guarantees the quality of the files similar to the original. But WMV is a Windows format. Apple and Linux media players can hardly play WMV format files, so it is less widely circulated than other popular video formats.

Can VLC Player burn DVDs?

Generally speaking, VLC Player can only convert MPEG-2 to DVD format. It does not support converting other popular file formats to DVD, so if you want to convert other file formats than MPEG-2 to DVD, you need to turn to other conversion tools, or you can convert the files to MPEG-2 first and then convert them to DVD through VLC Player, but this is more complicated and unnecessary.

What is the best video format for burning to DVD?

In general, MPEG-2 is the most suitable format for converting to DVD. MPEG-2 format provides high video quality and is therefore often used for movies and other programs distributed on DVD and similar discs. However, the video file size of MPEG-2 format is also quite large.

Does Mac support WMV format?

iOS devices like Mac, iPhone, and iPad do not support WMV format files. If you need to open WMV videos on your Mac, convert your files to a format supported by Apple systems, such as MP4, MOV, AVI, etc.

Does Windows 10 come with a DVD Maker?

Windows DVD Maker is not currently supported on Windows 10. So if you want to do WMV to DVD conversion on Windows 10, you must look for other DVD makers to assist you.


In this article, five solutions are expanded to be described in detail. You can try the one that suits your situation. With the step-by-step guide, we believe you can finish the WMV to DVD conversion very efficiently. Of course, the above ways are wider than the conversion between WMV and DVD. If you have files in other formats that need to be converted to DVD format, these tools will also assist you.

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