Make DVD from Camcorder

How to make DVD movie from digital camcorder?

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I have got a Sony TRV480E digital camcorder and I am trying to burn movies directly from this to a DVD so that I can watch on TV. I have made a couple of attempts and failed as I cannot lay my hands on any instructions on how to do it.

Nowadays it’s more and more convenient to record happy time like wedding, traveling or home movies with digital camcorder. But how can we manage the large collection of home videos? The best choice is to make a DVD from camcorder videos. So that you can not only keep you camcorder videos safely, but also share your moment with your friends with large screen on TV.

Have you wondered how to get the camcorder video onto a DVD disc so as to watch it on DVD player? What you need is a Camcorder to DVD Converter. In this article I’ll introduce you the best DVD movie creator software and the whole process of creating DVD movie from JVC/Panasonic/Canon/Sony Camcorder videos.

Mini DV DVD Burner

Windows DVD Creator is a professional yet easy-to-operate Camcorder to DVD Burner program that can help you edit and burn your camcorder videos to DVD disc/ISO image file/DVD folder. It can create DVD from any video format like TOD, MOD, AVCHD captured by digital camcorders in Sony, Panasonic, Canon, Toshiba, etc. What’s more, this DVD creation tool can also burn music MP3 to DVD, video files like AVI, WMV, MP4 to DVD, and make DVD movies from photos, camcorders.

Making DVD movies from JVC/Canon/Panasonic/Sony camcorder:

Part 1: Transfer camcorder videos to computer

  1. Connect the camera to your computer with the supplied USB cable.
  2. Turn on the digital camcorder and open the LCD Screen. The LCD screen on the camera will give you several options for managing your files
  3. Select the option "Backup" or "Backup to Computer." Select your camcorder on the computer screen and click "OK."
  4. Be sure to remember the folder where you store the videos. Once the backup is complete, close the program.

Part 2: Make DVD movies from Digital Camcorder

Step 1. Download and Launch Camcorder to DVD Creator

Choose Windows or Mac version of this digital camera video to DVD creator program according to your system platform. Then install and launch it.

Step 2. Load camcorder videos

Click on "Load Video" button, there will be thumbnails displayed on the left interface. Drag-and-drop the loaded video files to storyboard below to organize slideshow.

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Step 3. Edit camcorder video files

The plug-in video editor lets you edit your camcorder videos quickly and easily. Select a video file in storyboard and click on Edit selected video file button to crop, trim, add watermark, plug in subtitles or adjust video effects, according to your specific request.

Step 4. Customize DVD Menu

Click "Menu" to customize your DVD menu. There are different styles of built-in templates, frames and buttons for your choice. To apply a template, frame or button, you can just double click it. You can even add text, background music and background image to customize the menu.

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Step 5. Start making DVD from Camcorder Videos

Click on "Burn" tab to enter the DVD creation window. Choose Burn to "DVD", set the TV Standard(NTSC or PAL), aspect ratio(4:3 or 16:9), etc.

Place a blank DVD in your DVD-Rom and click "Start" to make a DVD movie from your camcorder.

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This digital camera to DVD creating process can take from several minutes to an hour or more, depending on the length of your video. This DVD can be played in both computer DVD players and stand-alone DVD players connected to your television. From now on, you can enjoy your camcorder videos by DVD player conveniently!