MP4 to Video
1.1 MP4 to AVI
1.2 MP4 to MOV
1.3 MP4 to MPEG
1.4 MP4 to WMV
1.5 MP4 to FLV
1.6 MP4 to MKV
1.7 MP4 to SWF
1.8 MP4 to WebM
1.9 MP4 to GIF
1.10 Free MP4 to AVI Converter
1.11 MP4 to Windows DVD Maker
1.12 MP4 to Windows Movie Maker

How to Burn MP4 to Windows DVD Maker

How to Burn MP4 to Windows DVD Maker

Sometimes when you are trying to make a DVD with a MP4 file, you have searched from Google with thousands of guides in the Internet and followed the instructions to burn the MP4 to DVD with Windows DVD Maker, but you are told that the MP4 format is not supported, which does not work at all.

Well, this is probably because the video codec issue so the Windows DVD Maker cannot recognize the MP4 format. To solve this problem, you can choose to convert the MP4 video to DVD with a professional application, or install K-lite Codec Pack in your computer to enable Windows DVD Maker to decode MP4 format, or burn the MP4 video to DVD directly. Here are the detailed methods of the three solutions to solve your problem.

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Solution 1: Convert MP4 to Windows DVD Maker compatible format

AnyMP4 Video Converter Ultimate is the most comprehensive video converting software for you to take into consideration. With this program, you can convert any 4K video, HD or general ones. Also, AnyMP4 Video Converter Ultimate supports more than 200 output formats, including 4K H.265/HEVC, 4K H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, 4K H.264 FLV Video, WebM-VP9 4K WebM, AVCHD videos and any HD videos like MP4, MKV, TS, AVI, FLV and more. So you can easily burn your MP4 video to Windows DVD Maker with this wonderful program. Below are the step-by-step guides and please continue to read.

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Step 1: Download the AnyMP4 Video Converter Ultimate

After freely downloading AnyMP4 Video Converter Ultimate on your computer, just follow the instructions to install and launch this software.

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Step 2: Import the MP4 video to the program

Click "Add Files" button on the top left corner of the main interface, and add the MP4 video you intend to convert onto the program. You can add multiple videos by repeating the steps above.

Add File

Step 3: Edit the video settings

You can check the MP4 files and navigate to the edit window by hitting on the Edit button. You are allowed to adjust the video effect, rotate, crop, enhance, watermark the MP4 video until it meets your satisfaction.


Step 4: Choose exported format

Click Profile option and select the "Windows DVD Maker" in order to convert the MP4 to DVD with the Windows DVD Maker. Then tap on Browse and define the destination where you want to save the ripped video temporarily.


Step 5: Convert MP4 for Windows DVD Maker

Before you convert the new video, you can preview the DVD creation. When everything is prepared, click "Convert All" tab in the lower right corner. Just wait for a few minutes, and you can find the converted DVD video in the selected output folder.


Solution 2: Install Windows DVD Maker MP4 codec

As mentioned above, the situation that you cannot burn the MP4 to DVD with Windows DVD Maker is result from the video codec issue. And the codec requires effective encoding and decoding of the MP4 video files. In order to burn and play the MP4 video files, encoding and decoding are the two most basic tasks performed by video players. So you easily solve the problems by downloading and installing the correct codecs from the L-Lite Codec Pack.

The k-lite codec pack is an amazing decoding application, which provides the most complete and necessary codecs, including the Windows DVD Maker's MP4 codec, that will allow you to do everything you want on your MP4 movies. The always-updated, user-friendly, easy-to-install, and fully customizable features of this decoding software makes it always popular among the users. What's more, the k-lite codec pack can ensure that the all codecs included in package will work normal and there is no conflict at all.

Detailed information of Windows DVD Maker MP4 codec:

If you are a certified movie fan, you can choose the Basic package. This package contains the most complete collection of codecs that can play the most universal video file formats.

And you can choose the Standard package as you are a movie editor. The codecs below this collection include some uncommon codes in the video file formats and allow you to play movies on almost all media player software and burn MP4 to DVD via Windows DVD Maker.

The Full code package is for the professional. You may need this package exactly if you want to do the encoding and decoding. The full version contains the Media Player Classic home Theater, Video and Audio decoding filters, and many other filters, tools, and shell extensions as well.

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Solution 3: AnyMP4 DVD Creator

Alternatively, you can directly convert the MP4 to Windows DVD Maker supported format through the AnyMP4 DVD Creator. This excellent program can help you to convert videos from one format to another without any quality loss, such as MP4 to VOB, MOV to MKV, MPEG to REVB and so on. With AnyMP4 DVD Creator, you can burn the converted file to DVD with Windows DVD Maker without too much effort.

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Step 1: Add the selected video

Open the AnyMP4 DVD Creator, and click "Add Media File(s)" option on the top left corner to add the selected MP4 video into the program.

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Step 2: Adjust the video setting

After adding the selected video, you can edit the video setting in the lower frame, including adjusting the DVD type, aspect ratio, video quality and so on. If you like, you can also add music into the video.

Adjust the Video Setting

Step 3: Customize menu template of the DVD

You can download more templates in the Menu tab. AnyMP4 DVD Creator offers various of templates ranging from Holiday themes to Family and Nature theme.

Customize Menu

Step 4: Burn the video to DVD

And click Next and "Burn" button to copy the MP4 video to Windows DVD Maker alternative. This process may take a little time, please wait patiently. Then you can enjoy your newly created DVD!

FAQs of Burning MP4 to Windows DVD Maker

Is Windows DVD Maker free?

Yes. However, Windows DVD Maker is not supported on Windows 10.

What format do I need to burn a DVD to play on a DVD player?

Most standard DVDs using MPEG-2. The recommended formats for CDs and VCDs are MPEG-1. Apart from that, most player also supports MIV, WMV, and WMA formats.

Why won't Windows Media Player burn a CD?

1. Incompatible files. You should remove the incompatible files and trying to burn a CD.
2. Outdated driver. You should update or reinstall the driver.
3. Loading slowly. Sometimes, the fast or fastest burning speed on Windows Media Player may lead to the no-response of CD burning.


You can find it simple and convenient to convert the MP4 to Windows DVD Maker in these solutions we mentioned above. Don't be hesitate and go to burn your videos right now! Hope you can find the most suitable way in this article.

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