Best iDVD Alternatives to Burn DVD with Ease

As is known to all, iDVD is a free DVD burning tool included in all new Macs. With iDVD, you can easily burn your home video and photos to DVD with DVD menus, buttons, scene selection, etc. However, iDVD only supports QuickTime compatible video and image formats. This makes many people upset when they want to burn AVI, MKV, FLV, WMV, MPG, ASF, etc. videos using iDVD. So many people are looking for iDVD alternative to burn DVD on Mac. You may be one of them. Here we will introduce an ideal iDVD Mac alternative to burn videos and photos to DVD on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion included) with custom DVD menus.

Part 1. Useful Tool to Burn DVD - Aimersoft DVD Creator for Mac

Aimersoft DVD Creator for Mac is highly recommended as an alternative to iDVD for Mac users and even is better than iDVD. Its key features are listed below. If you are looking for iDVD alternative for Windows, please go to iDVD for Windows.

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All regular video format, including MP4, MOV, FLV, AVI, WMV, MKV, VOB, M4V, MPEG, M2TS, etc. are supported to ensure that you can burn camcorder videos, downloaded videos, phone videos, etc. to DVD on Mac with ease. You can also make a photo DVD slideshow with sweet background music, transitions, titles, etc. Don't be bothered by the limited video formats for iDVD now, just get the Mac iDVD alternative and burn any video to DVD with ease!

In addition, this DVD creator can burn videos to DVD discs directly or convert videos to DVD folder, .dvdmedia or ISO image file. What's more, the same as iDVD, it supports a wide variety of DVD media formats, including DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL, DVD-5 and DVD-9.

Step 1. Add video files

After downloading and installation, open the Mac DVD Creator and add videos to it in either way: a> Click + to select and load media files from your hard drive. b> Directly drag the videos you want to burn to the program.

Tips: You can edit videos and photos by clicking the Edit button beside each clip. Video editing functions like crop, trim, rotate, add watermarks, etc. are provided while photo editing features like transition, text and music are offered.

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Step 2. Personalize DVD menu (Optional)

Various static and dynamic free DVD menu templates are provided for your choice. You can select one and then customize it with your favorite images, music, frames, button, etc. And if you don't want to apply a menu, simply choose "No Menu" to skip the DVD menu.

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Step 3. Start to burn

OK, the last step is to insert a writable DVD disc ( DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL, DVD-5 and DVD-9 are all well supported) into your Mac and click "Burn" to start burning the added media files to DVD. You can also save files as DVD folder, .dvdmedia, or ISO file for burning later.

Part 2. Another Alternative to iDVD - Aimersoft Video Editor for Mac

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Aimersoft Video Editor for Mac is an effective tool to help users edit their video (such as extract audio from videos, delete video segments, crop videos to remove black borders, etc.) on Mac OS X (10.10, 10.9, 10.8 or earlier). In addition to this, it can be used to burn video to DVD as well. Well, if you use a Windows computer, please go for Aimersoft Video Editor.

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