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How to Burn FLV File to DVD on Mac/ Windows

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Flash Video (FLV) is prevalent on the Internet. It is used mainly by online video-sharing services such YouTube, Google Videos, Hulu since it can hold high-quality videos with compression rate and in small file size. You might have some FLV video snippets on your media library and want to put them all to DVDs, so that everyone in the family can have a copy and play in a DVD player. Usually you'd need a custom movie-making app or a FLV to DVD burning program.

It doesn't matter what format is, FLV or almost any other video file format, burning a (FLV) video onto DVD is a fairly straight-forward process with DVD Creator for Mac, a light weight tool that has not more options to confuse you. Besides burning a DVD you can pop into your DVD player and enjoy, the app also can create and write ISO images. If you are using a Windows, just turn to the equivalent version called DVD Creator for Windows to burn FLV to play on DVD.

Burning a FLV flash video is a fairly simple process, this tutorial will guide you through the steps about how to burn FLV to DVD on Mac OS X.

1) Import FLV files

Once the installation has completed, launch the program. The first thing that you need to do is click "+" button on the toolbar to add as many FLV video files as you want to burn. Added video and photo slideshows will be displayed as thumbnails on the right side of the screen, and you can move the files around and change the order of them by clicking "↑" and "↓".

The space usage indicator on the bar on the bottom of this FLV to DVD converter for Mac will show you how much the disc capacity used after you have videos imported. Here below is how the program should look after importing files.

2) Edit FLV Videos (optional)

Once you've imported all your FLV clips, you can use the program's built-in editing tool to enhance your footages. Simply right click on the video item and then choose "Edit" option. The built-in video editor lets you edit your videos by cropping, trimming, adding watermarks, adjusting video effects, etc.

3) Configure DVD menu

Before converting FLV video to DVD, you can choose a template which will determine the appearance of the menu. Simple click the "Menu" tab at the bottom-right and then the menu is showed out in the right section of interface. The FLV to DVD burner offers extensive ways to customize the look of the menu screens. You could adopt the free stylish DVD template and add text and background music to the videos to completely customize your DVD menu screen.

Note, here you may need to set the Aspect Ratio: 4:3 is standard for televisions, not widescreen; while 16:9 is universal universal for HDTV and European digital television.

4) Begin burning FLV to DVD Mac

Click the "Preview" icon button at the bottom right to check if everything goes well.

The last step, go to "Burn" tab next to the "Preview" icon to open the output setting dialog. This Mac FLV to DVD converter has options to either burn the file directly to DVD or save to hard drive as a "DVD Folder", "DVDMedia" and "ISO File". The option to save as a DVD Disc is set as default. Then just put the DVD name that you want your DVD to have.

Now we are ready to burn FLV to DVD, simply hit the "Burn" button on the bottom right and begin burning FLV to a playable DVD. Wait patiently for the disk to be written.

A log window will be displayed showing the percentages of total to complete the process. How long the encoding takes is very much dependent upon the length of the original FLV video files, the speed of your DVD burner, and your computer system resources.

Please keep in mind that the resolution of FLV flash video files grabbed from YouTube is often 320x420, while DVD frame size is 720x480 or 720x576. So the DVD quality may not be excellent.


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