How to Convert and Burn M4V to DVD in Windows/Mac
Get bundles of M4V video files and want to burn them to DVD for playing on DVD players or TV? Now consider it done. In this article, you'll learn how to burn M4V to DVD without any hassles.
To convert M4V to DVD, a DVD burning tool is needed. Here Aimersoft DVD Maker is highly recommended to help you easily get the work done. With it, you can burn .m4v files to DVD with customized DVD menus. Apart from M4V, it can also create DVD from other popular video formats, including MOV, MKV, AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, etc. If you're using a Mac and want to burn DVD from M4V on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion), simply turn to DVD Maker for Mac. Free download the program now and check out the guide below to view M4V videos on DVD players or TV.
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Tips: If your M4V files are purchased from iTunes store, they are probably protected by Apple's DRM. To burn protected M4V videos, you can refer to Burn iTunes Movies to DVD.
How to convert M4V video to DVD with ease
Note that the guide below uses DVD Creator for Windows screenshots. The way to burn M4V to DVD on Mac OS X is the same. Now you just need to make sure you've downloaded the right version.
1Import M4V videos
Open the program and click Import to add the M4V files you'd like to burn. Or locate the M4V videos and load them by simple drag-and-drops. In the source window of this M4V to DVD burner, you can organize DVD titles and video sequences to decide which video plays first. And as the picture below shows, all the added video files can be previewed on the right and you can adjust video volume, take snapshots, etc. as you like.
2 Edit videos and select a DVD menu (Optional)
The plug-in video editor allows you to edit videos by cropping, trimming, adding watermark, adjusting video effects, inserting subtitles, etc. In addition, lots of free DVD menu templates are provided, letting you create the most personalized DVDs with a professional look. You are also able to customize DVD menu background image, frames, buttons, etc. and add background music.
3 Start burning M4V files to DVD
Finally, insert a writable blank DVD disc to your computer and go to Burn tab to set the output parameters. When all settings are OK, click Burn to write the M4V files onto the DVD disc. When then burning process complete, the DVD disc will eject automatically. Then you can play M4V on DVD player effortlessly.
Here is the video tutorial on burning M4V videos to DVD.
About the M4V Format
M4V is a video file format developed by Apple and is used to encode movies, videos, TV shows, etc. With the rising popularity of Apple's products like iPhone, iPad, iPod, iTunes, etc., M4V videos actually can be found everywhere.
Generally, M4V videos purchased from iTunes Store are protected by Apple's FairPlay DRM copy protection and can only be played on Apple products like iPhone, iPad, iPod, QuickTime, etc. with authorization. (To burn protected M4V to DVD, you need to first remove DRM from M4V and then convert the DRM-free M4V files to DVD.) M4V files from elsewhere are non-protected ones and can be recognized by a variety of non-Apple players, including VLC Media Player, Media Player Classic, RealPlayer, MPlayer and more.