How to Convert MOV to DVD on Mac without iDVD?

October 16, 2009

Question: Can I just burn a movie without iDVD? I want to convert and burn quicktime movie file into a DVD format that can be played by a DVD player. Is there any other shareware software that can convert .MOV files to DVD (movie; not data copy)?

Answer: Of course, if the iDVD can’t meet your needs,you may use the MOV to DVD Converter for Mac, it can convert and burn MOV video to DVD with easy steps, it always works pretty well.

This step-by-step guide helps you to convert MOV file to DVD on Mac without iDVD, burn quicktime movie by using Mac MOV to DVD Converter,the output files can be played on portable or home DVD players.

Step1. Add MOV files
Add MOV files by clicking the Add button. The added MOV files will be listed on the right of the main interface, and each file will be a title in your DVD. Double click the added file and it will be played in the right Preview Pane. Use the player control panel to control the preview.

Step2. Edit MOV Files
You can trim and crop the added MOV files and adjust the effects before burning the MOV videos to DVD on Mac OS X.

Step3. Add DVD Menu
Click the Menu button on the bottom right of the main interface to edit the DVD’s menu. You can also customize your DVD menu by: Customizing Thumbnail, Customizing Background Image, and Adding Background Music.

Step4. Burn DVD
After you choose the correct DVD disc and the suitable video quality, you can click the Burn button to set burning settings and burn your DVD project.

There are three output options: DVD, DVD Folder and ISO File. If you want to burn your project directly to a DVD disc, you can select the DVD option.


1. What is MOV ?

MOV is a file extension used by the QuickTime-wrapped files. The format was created by Apple Computer to work with multimedia files. MOV is a container format and can contain video, animation, graphics, 3D and virtual reality (VR) content or text (for subtitles, for example).

2. How to Play MOV files on Mac?

To play .mov files on Mac, you can use VLC player and QuickTime Player which allows Mac and Windows users to view QuickTime multimedia either inside or outside of their web browser.

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