How to Burn iMovie to DVD on Mac

For many users, iMovie is always the first choice when you want to edit your videos. It can use professional effect of Apple designed title, subtitle, theme, images to polish your videos .After editing, you have many choices to publish your videos like uploading to YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, CNN iReport, burning iMovie to DVD, sharing in iTunes and emailing to your friends.

Part 1: What is iMovie?
Part2: The Best DVD Cloner
Part3: How to Burn iMovie to a DVD on macOS Sierra or later version?
Part4: How to burn DVD from iMovie with Idvd?

Part1: What is iMovie?

iMovie is a video editing software application sold by Apple Inc. for the Mac and iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini and iPod Touch). You can enjoy your videos like ever before. It’s easy to browse your clips and create Hollywood-style trailers and stunning 4K-resolution movies. You can even start editing on iPhone or iPad, then finish on your Mac. And when you’re ready to premiere your movie on all your devices, iMovie Theater rolls out the red carpet. So iMovie is the best choice if you want to burn movies to DVD for Mac users.

Part2: The Best DVD Cloner

It is easy for you to burn DVD from iMovie if you have iDVD on your Mac. However, if you are applying macOS Sierra or later version, you will discover that you can’t share iMovie burn DVD. Because the references about iDVD and burn iMovie DVD are eliminated from iMovie 10, it becomes difficult to burn iMovie. Thus, it is necessary for you to use a professional DVD maker to burn DVD iMovie.

Part3: How to Burn iMovie to a DVD on macOS Sierra or later version

The initial step for burn DVD, you should export iMovie to a video format. You might also find the answer for your problems for exporting it to DVD.

Export iMovie video to your Mac

Step1:Create an iMovie project file in iMovie 10.

Step2:Click the “Share” button and select the “File” option.

Select the “Format type”, “Resolution” and “Quality”.

If you want to export the file with the background music, you can choose the “Audio” only option. When you burn DVD iMovie, it is recommended to choose 480P, iMovie to HD DVD with 720P.

Problem for sharing iMovie to MP4

If you cannot find the MP4 option or cannot export iMovie burn DVD, you can try the following method first.

  1. Uninstall MacKeeper that disable the sharing function.
  2. Check whether a certain iMovie project is damaged.
  3. Uninstall the application and have it reinstallation.

How to Burn an iMovie to DVD

If you are looking for any program that can create the iMovie project to DVD, you are highly recommended with F2Fsoft DVD Burner. The easy DVD Creator can burn it to DVD with ease.

Create an iMovie project file in iMovie 10.

Click the “Share” button and select the “File” option.

Select the “Format type”, “Resolution” and “Quality”.

If you want to export the file with the background music, you can choose the “Audio” only option. When you burn them to DVD, it is recommended to choose 480P, iMovie to HD DVD with 720P.

Problem for sharing iMovie to MP4

If you cannot find the MP4 option or cannot export DVD from iMovie, you can try the following method first.

  1. Uninstall MacKeeper that disable the sharing function.
  2. Check whether a certain iMovie project is damaged.
  3. Uninstall the application and have it reinstallation.

Burn iMovie DVD

If you are looking for any program that can create the iMovie project to DVD, you are highly recommended with DVD Creator for Mac. The best DVD authorizing software can burn DVD iMovie with ease.

Launch iMovie to this Creator

Download this software from iMovie in the official website. Launch the program accordingly.

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Step1:Load iMovie project to best DVD Creator for Mac

Step2:Click the “Add Files” to load the exported iMovie file to DVD Cloner. You can also add other files from camcorder or other device.

Step3:Personalize iMovie in this creating software.

After you import the videos to the software, you need to choose iMovie themes and menu for your DVD. Click the “Edit” button at the upper-right of the preview window. Then you will see all the themes listed here. Also you can download more themes from the internet when you click “download” button next to the menu drop-down list.

Step4:Burn DVD from iMovie videos

You can easily click the disc on the “Burn” button at the lower right of the interface. The software will export your iMovie video to DVD for you easily.

If you are using iMovie file with iPhone or other portable devices, you can simply use iMovie theater. But if you want to preserve the iMovie file, you need F2Fsoft  to make a DVD from iMovie.

Part 4: How to burn DVD from iMovie with Idvd

iDVD is also provided by Apple to Mac OS users to burn DVDs on Mac. Apple stopped preinstall it on Mac OS computer from Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion). So if you are still using the old version of the Mac OS X and still have the iDVD on your Mac, please follow the tutorial below to know how to make DVDs from iMovie with iDVD.

Step1:Export iMovie to iDVD

After you have finished all the editing work with iMovie, you can click “Share” button on the menu bar. Then you will see an option “iDVD”. Click it and the iMovie will export the movies to iDVD automatically.

Step2:Burn iMovie videos to DVD with iDVD

iDVD will automatically load your videos from iMovie and you can choose themes, button, text and other settings before burning DVD. Then you can easily click the “burn” button next to the “play” button. iDVD will burn DVD  from iMovie easily for you.

After you burning iMovie videos to DVD, you can easily share the DVD disc with your families, friends. They can enjoy the videos on their on the computer and TVs via DVD player and keep this memory forever. So you can see that it is really easy to burn DVD from iMovie with/without iDVD.

Some tines, iDVD is not ideal to use. If you meet some error using iDVD, you can fix iDVD error.

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