How to Burn Quicktime Movies to DVD

By Joshua Laud

QuickTime is Apple's proprietary multimedia encoding format. QuickTIme files are capable of panoramas, interactivity, video and audio. If you want to burn a QuickTime video to DVD for playback on standalone DVD players or in other computers, you will need conversion software. Most conversion applications are paid-for software; however, many offer free trial versions.

Convert Using ConvertXtoDVD

Step 1

Download, install and open ConvertXtoDVD (see Resources. Click "Download ConvertXtoDVD" for a trial version, or "Buy ConvertXtoDVD" to purchase the full version).

Step 2

Click the green Add "+" button, and locate and double-click on the QuickTime MOV files you wish to convert.

Step 3

Click the "+" next to "Menu - My DVD" and then edit the title, background picture and fonts to your preference.

Step 4

Click "Convert" to begin the conversion.

Step 5

Place a blank DVD into your DVD burner once conversion is complete, and then click "Burn" in the "Burn DVD" window that will appear.

Convert Using Video to DVD Burner

Step 1

Download, install and open Video to DVD Burner (see Resources. Click "Download" to get a trial, or "Buy Now" to download the full version).

Step 2

Click "Load Video" and locate your QuickTime mov files, then click "Load."

Step 3

Click "Menu" to customize your DVD menu. You can choose from pre-designed menu formats or edit them to personal specification. If you want to add music click "Select Music" and locate an audio file.

Step 4

Insert a blank DVD, then click "Burn" to begin the conversion and burning process.

Convert Using Aimersoft DVD Creator

Step 1

Download, install and open Aimersoft DVD Creator (see Resources. Click "Free Trial" or "Buy Now.")

Step 2

Click "File" and then "Load Video." Locate your MOV files, select them and then click "Load."

Step 3

Click "Burn" to bring up Burn options. Click "NTSC" or "PAL," depending on your region, and choose an aspect ratio. Click "DVD" next to "Burn to" if you want to burn directly to DVD, or "ISO" if you want a disc image to burn later.

Step 4

Insert your blank DVD if you are burning directly to DVD and click "Start."