How to convert and burn MKV files to a DVD on Mac?

I have an .mkv file of Blu-ray quality, and I was wondering how to simply convert it into a format for DVD. I’ve been scouring the internet and everything is like “use this converter, this encoder, no, use this one, that sucks, etc,” and I really just want to get the job done without killing anything.

Long story short, I want to be able to burn this .mkv file onto a DVD somehow (as simply and easily as possible), and if it’s possible, get it on iTunes.

Have MKV (HD MKV) movies downloaded from internet or captured by HD camcorder and want to play them on DVD player? Mastroska MKV format are known for their high quality and their inability to play in most DVD players and media players without plug-ins. This format now is considered as the alternative to AVI and MP4 and many popular online movie downloading sites provides MKV videos.

To make MKV format movies playable on your home DVD player, you can directly burn MKV to DVD disc with a MKV to DVD Converter on your Mac or Windows computer. Aimersoft DVD Creator can be your MKV to DVD Converter / Burner program. With just one click, the program will convert and burn MKV files to DVD automatically and promise you the conversions are completed quickly with the best quality

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  • Convert AVI, Mpeg, Mpeg4, DivX, Xvid, MOV, WMV, WMV HD, DV, MKV to DVD and more.
  • Customize your own menu with multiple built-in DVD menu templates.
  • Merge files, add custom chapters, control burning speeds, and add original source files to the DVD! Multiple audio tracks are also supported.
  • Equipped with a fast and quality encoder that helps you get excellent results quickly.
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Note: This solution is for converting MKV to DVD on Mac. If you’re using Windows platform, you should download the Windows version of DVD creating program and perform the similar steps.

How to convert and burn MKV file to DVD on Mac OS X?

To get started with .mkv to dvd converting, download MKV to DVD Converter from the above download link, choose Windows or Mac MKV DVD Burner program according to your system platform. Install and run it.

Step 1. Load your MKV (HD MKV) files to the program

Click "Load Video" button or just drag and drop to input MKV(HD MKV) files that you want to convert to DVD. All loaded files will be shown in thumbnail in the file list. You can merge, split or rearrange them by dragging and dropping the thumbnail freely according to your preferences.

mac mkv to dvd converter

Step 2. Set DVD menu (optional)

Drag and drop MKV video files from the main interface to the storyboard below. Click "Menu" button on the lower right bottom of the main interface to enter the menu editing window. Choose to customize your DVD menu from the built-in templates, frames and buttons. You can even add text, background music and background image to customize the menu.

customize DVD menu

Step 3. Edit MKV movie before burning to DVD (optional)

Select your MKV video file in the storyboard, click "edit selected video file" tab to open the editing window. Here you can crop the size, trim the length, and adjust the video effect, design watermark and plug-in subtitle.

editing MKV file

Step 4. Preview video slideshow

Click "Preview" to check whether everything is what you have expected. If not, you can go back to any of the previous steps to make changes to your project.

Step 6. Burning MKV video to DVD on Mac

Click "Burn" tab, select the "DVD", "DVD Folder" or "ISO file" option, specify a folder to save them, select your TV Standard and output Aspect Ratio, and click "Start" to burn your project.

burning mkv to dvd

This MKV to DVD Converter is really one of the best video DVD creator, convert MKV to DVD is only a part function of it. With it you can also convert other video files to DVD such as avi, divx, xvid, mov, mkv, flv, mpeg1, mpeg2, mpeg-, nsv, dvr-ms, tivo, ts, ifo, vob, asf, wmv, realmedia, rm, rmvb, ogm, existing files from digital camcorders, TV/Sat, capture cards, etc.