If you are a Windows 7 or Windows Vista user, you must know Windows DVD Maker, the famous free DVD burning tool. According to Microsoft, Windows DVD Maker is in included in Windows 7 Home Premium and above version, also in Windows Vista Home Premium and Ultimate version. Windows DVD Maker is widely used to create home DVD movies. However, it has some limitations, for example, no video editing features, limited supported video formats, no DVD menus, etc. And for Windows XP user, there is no Windows DVD Maker. That's why many people are looking for Windows DVD Maker alternatives to burn home videos to DVD in Windows 7/Vista/XP.
Here we recommend a great alternative to Windows DVD Maker that is much better than Windows DVD Maker. That's Aimersoft Best DVD Burner. It works well in Windows 7/Vista/XP/NT4/2000/2003. Now let's have a look at why it is better than Windows DVD Maker and can serve as a great alternative.
As we know, Window DVD Maker only support video formats, such as WMV, MPG, ASF, etc. from Microsoft itself. This make some people frustrated when adding MP4, MOV, etc. files. With Aimersoft DVD Creator, you can burn various popular video formats, including AVI, MOV, MP4, WMV, MKV, FLV, VOB, MTS, ASF and more. You can also add photos to make a photo DVD slideshow with transition effects and background music.
Windows DVD Maker doesn't provide any video editing features. You can use Windows Live Movie Maker to edit the videos and then add them to Windows DVD Maker for burning. In comparison, Aimersoft DVD Creator comes with a built-in video editor which allows you to touch up your videos and photos with a click. Trim, crop, rotate functions are provided to help your achieve a better overall video effect. You can also freely change video brightness, contrast and saturation, add special video effects or add text and image watermarks.
Making a personalized DVD menu for your DVD would be great. Windows DVD Maker provides about 20 free animated DVD menu templates. By contrast, Aimersoft DVD Creator comes with various free DVD menu templates for you to choose. You can also customize the DVD menu with your favorite photos, music, buttons, etc. Besides, No Menu is also available.
Windows DVD Maker can only burn your video files onto DVD discs, while DVD Creator offers more options: you can either burn the videos to DVD or save them as DVD folder/ISO for burning later.