How to burn a DVD on Windows?

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Get the job done in these easy steps:
1. Download free burning program
2. Add a movie to burn to disc
3. Click "to DVD"
4. Adjust the settings
5. Burn video to a DVD free

Learn how to burn video to DVD free:


Download FREE disc burner for Windows

To burn video to DVD on Windows, you'll need a trusted program. Free Video to DVD application from Freemake is a popular solution. It's free & simple. The freeware can burn any video including long & HD movies to DVDs which will work on any home players.

Download the free software latest version here and click the installation file. Freemake free app will perfectly work on any Windows-based computer. It doesn't matter if you have Microsoft Windows 7, 8, Windows 10 or Vista. The free disc program has been tested and fully functions with all mentioned Windows versions. The program is totally safe and does not require any third-party components to function.

The installation process is easy & speedy and doesn't require any additional tech skills. Install the software as you usually do with other programs. If you need an offline version of the installation file, please contact our support team. Freemake Video to DVD software will automatically open at the end of the installation process.

Add video files to burn

Сlick the "+Video" button at the top of the main window to open videos that you want to convert & burn to DVDs. One more way is to drag-n-drop media to the software interface. The files may be in different formats.

Besides video files, you can import a ready VIDEO_TS folder or ISO disc image stored on your PC to write it on a media. You may add even an audio file or photos and the tool will turn them into videos to burn to disc.

Great news!
Freemake can create multiple movies or titles onto one disc! So if you have many videos, please add them in the order you want to see them on a new disc.

Click “to DVD”

Now click the "to DVD" button at the bottom of Freemake freeware for Windows 10.

Then insert a blank disc to your CD/DVD burning drive. If can use any type of DVD media. However, we recommend using DVD-RW or DVD-R. If you plan to create several copies of your videos, prepare more blank discs.

You may burn video up to 40 hours onto a DVD. In this case you will require a Double Layer disc.

Select best options to burn video to DVD

In a new window, select your DVD drive as an output destination for your files. Write a name your future disc in the title box. Please avoid special characters in the title.

Then click the grey rectangle box with the "No menu" text. Select a type of menu that is most suitable for your output video. It can be a text menu with the episode titles, a picture menu provided by Freemake or your own custom image. In the third case, please find a good quality image. We recommend you getting free quality images on photo stock websites. The menu comes without music.

Finally, select the color encoding data system (PAL or NTSC). The 1st one is spread in most of the European countries, while NTSC is used in North America and Japan.

You can also change the aspect ratio (16:9 or 3:4) and choose another audio codec (AC3 or MP2) for your video file.

Burn a DVD on Windows

Now it's time to hit the "Burn" button and create a DVD video disc. Depending on the recording speed of your drive, it may take some time to transfer a video file and burn it to disc. The speed will depend on your computer RAM and program settings. After the process is done, check your new discs on any desktop media player software or standalone home DVD player.

In case you don't have a blank disc, you can create an ISO image with your movie and burn it to a disc later. Alternatively, you may convert movies to a Video_TS folder. It's a standard folder that you will find on absolutely any Digital Video Disc. As soon as you buy a new disc, simply transfer the Video_TS folder to Freemake and burn videos to a digital media.

Please note that the resulted DVDs won't have any type of movie copyright.