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How to convert all popular video formats to DVD on Mac OS X

iSkysoft DVD Creator for Mac is an excellent video to dvd burner for mac that can burn all popular video formats (AVI, MP4, M4V, MPA, MPG, MPEG, MOV,3GP, 3GP2, FLV,VOB, DAT, TS, TP, TRP, M2TS, etc) to DVD disk which can be played on portable and home DVD players. This step-by-step guide will show you how to use iSkysoft DVD Creator for Mac to convert all sorts of movies to DVD on Mac OS X.

Easy to Make DVD 

Step 1: Download and Run DVD Creator for Mac

Click here to download this dvd creator for mac (there is only intel version), run this program, you'll see its interface:

Mac dvd creator

Step 2: Load files into the program

Launch the program, choose "Create a New Project" to enter the main interface. Click the add videos to project button to select one or batch files (could be videos, movies, slideshows or photos) and import them into the program. Alternately, you can also loading them just by dragging.

Note: As to the loaded files, you can combine several into one or split them up by dragging freely according to your preference. What’s more, rearranging the order of the files’ list is also feasible.

Step 3: Burn to DVD

According to the size of your added files to choose a blank DVD9 or DVD5 disc and insert it into your iMac. Take a sound name and finish the output parameters settings, now you can just tap the Burn dvd OSX  button to get your own-made DVD.

Edit Videos or Slideshows

If you are a hands-on person, iSkysoft DVD Creator for Mac 3.0, which offers magical edit functions to videos and slideshows, will certainly fit for your type.

Cropping, Effects Adjusting, Multiple-trimming, Watermark Adding, Rotating is available for video files or movies after entering the edit interface. Let’s see how to realize them one by one.

  edit videos or slideshows

Crop

Choose the part you are satisfied with by dragging the frame around the video or just setting the crop position and size to get the part you want. You are still allowed to select an output aspect ratio with the following available options: Full Screen, Keep Original, 16:9 and 4:3.

Effects Adjust

Full effects like Grey, Emboss, Negative, Black White, White Black and Old Film can be easily realized by choosing from the Filter up-down list. And the Deinterlacing, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation and Volume also can be changed according to effects adjusting.

  add effects to video

 

Multiple Trim

Simple to click the trim video button button and move the slide bar for trimming or you can just typing the start and end time in the time-setting area. And the trimmed length will be displayed at the bottom.

Watermark Add

iSkysoft DVD creator for Mac allows you add text or image watermark to protect your edited works. And the transparency, the size, the position and the type of the watermark all are changeable.

Rotate

Rotate video by 90° in a clockwise or counterclockwise direction; flip the video vertically and horizontally, all are possible by clicking the buttons in the rotate panel.
All the above editing can be reset till you are satisfied, and for sure, the edit and preview dual-players can help you get the perfect results very easily.

Create a Customized DVD Menu

To create a charming DVD, a personalized DVD menu cannot be neglected. iSkysoft DVD Creator for Mac provides you with various beautiful animated and static menu templates to suit whatever you want. Create a customized DVD menu is such a simple thing with iSkysoft DVD Creator.

Step 1: Get into the DVD menu interface

Click the “Menu” button on the right bottom of the main interface to enter the menu editing window.

  create dvd menu interface

Choose a template among the pre-set animated or static templates as the above picture shows. Double click your favorite template and it will be applied in the left Preview Pane. If the template titles are not enough for your added video files, DVD menu will be divided into several pages automatically.

Step2: Customize the DVD menu.

No matter it is the animated or static template that you have chosen, Advanced Setting for customizing are both allowed.

For animated template, you can freely change the title miniature and the background music by clicking the advanced settings button.

For static template, there are more options you can customize, such as the frame, the play button, the video name, the background picture and music of the DVD menu.

 

After all settings finished, just preview to check whether it is what you want or not. If it is ok, burn to DVD or save as project file directly; if not, just edit again until you get what you exactly want.

Note: if the pre-set DVD menu templates are not enough for you, here you can free download more templates which feature in Scenery, Cartoon, Lifestyle and Technology to install them into your DVD Creator.

Or if the DVD menu matters nothing for you, you can just choose no menu in the Static Menu list, and the files burned into DVD will be played one by one in this case.

Build DVD Slideshow

To build professional DVD slideshows without any slideshow building skills, iSkysoft DVD Creator for Mac 3.0 allows you to do so. Professional DVD slideshows with magical transition effects and gorgeous background music, let’s make it.

Step1: Load photos, pictures or slideshows

Open iSkysoft DVD Creator for Mac and load all the photos or pictures that you would like to make a slideshow into the program. The loaded photos or pictures will become a slideshow automatically. You can freely combine, separate, rearrange, add or delete each slideshow as you wish.
Note: you can also just load the ready-made slideshows out of Keynote or some other where into iSkysoft DVD Creator for Mac.

  build dvd slideshows on osx

Step2: Edit slideshow

Just like the video file editing, when you highlight a Slideshow in the file list, an Edit button will appear and you can enter the edit interface to edit your Slideshows.
Transition Effects, Text and Background Music Adding is available for Slideshow editing.

Transition 

Free to set the transition effects, transition duration and slide duration parameters.

Text Adding

Add any text that you like. The size, the color, the font and the location of the text all can be changed freely.

Background Music Adding

In order to maximize the customize freedom, iSkysoft DVD Creator for Mac allows you to add a video or audio file as a background music for your DVD Slideshow. You can add any of your gorgeous collected music into your slideshow to build into DVD.

Step3: Burn Slideshows to DVD

After finishing all the above work, now just tap the burn dvd button to start burning your slideshows into DVD.

Click here to download this dvd creator for mac (there is only intel version).