Easy Ways to Burn QuickTime Movies to DVD on Mac/Windows

Kevin Miller

January 15, 2020 16:00Posted by to Create DVD

QuickTime is an extensible multimedia framework developed by Apple. It's able to handle various formats of digital video, picture, sound, panoramic images, and interactivity. As a cross-platform technology, QuickTime can deliver content on Mac OS and Windows computers. The media formats that QuickTime supports include MOV, MPEG, M4V, etc. and audio formats like M4A, MP3, and so on. If you want to burn QuickTime movies to DVD on Mac or Windows computer in order to save your hard drive space or preserve your movies in a better way, you can refer to this post for a professional DVD burner to help you burn QuickTime movies to DVD on Mac or Windows computer.

Burn QuickTime Movies to DVD

Part 1. The Best DVD Creator to Burn QuickTime Movies to DVD on Windows and Mac

Whether you need to burn DVD from QuickTime movies of MOV, MP4, AVI, etc. formats on Windows or Mac computer, you can rely on AnyMP4 DVD Creator or AnyMP4 DVD Creator for Mac to create DVD easily.


Steps to burn QuickTime videos to DVD format with AnyMP4 DVD Creator (take Windows DVD Creator for example).

Step 1

Free download AnyMP4 DVD Creator

Free download, install and launch this DVD Creator in your computer. Insert a blank DVD disc to your DVD drive. Then select DVD Disc type.

Select type

Step 2

Add QuickTime movies

Click Add Media File(s) button to load the .MOV or .MP4 QuickTime movies to this DVD Creator.

Load MOV

Step 3

Add audio track or subtitle

If you need to add external audio track or subtitle to your QuickTime movie, just check the added video file and click the "Audio" bar or "Subtitle" bar on the right, then you will come to the "Edit Audio/Subtitle" window. Here you can hit the "Add Audio" or "Add Subtitle" to insert an external audio track or subtitle, and adjust setting by dragging the progress bar.

Edit audio subtitle

Step 4

Edit QuickTime video before burning to DVD

Back to the main interface, check the video and click "Power Tools" to use the Video Tool to edit your video effects, and use Chapter Tools to merge or split chapter as per your own need.

Power tools

Step 5

Choose disc type, aspect ratio and video quality

After you finish editing the videos as you like, you need to choose the disc type, aspect ratio and video quality on the bottom bar. Then click "Next".

Step 6

Set DVD menu

In the next window, you can select a menu template according to the theme of your QuickTime movie, or you can choose not to set menu. Furthermore, you can also add background music and opening film as well as change the background if you want. After that, click "Burn" button.

Set menu

Step 7

Select save path

In the last step, you can select to put your QuickTime movie on DVD disc or save it as ISO file, you can also choose Burn Engine and TV Standard.

Save path

Whether you want to burn DVD on Windows 10 or Mac, just follow the steps above and you can easily copy QuickTime movies to DVD with this AnyMP4 DVD Creator (for Mac).

Part 2. How to Burn QuickTime Movies to DVD on Mac with iDVD

Actually Apple has a DVD-creation application for Mac OS X/11, which is iDVD. It allows Mac users to burn QuickTime movies, MP3 music, and digital photos to a DVD that can be played on a commercial DVD player. However, iDVD was discontinued and no loner preinstalled on Mac shipping with Mac OS X 19.7 Lion, and was not available on the Mac App Store with all of the other iLife apps. So if you are using an old Mac or you can still install iDVD on your Mac computer, you can follow the guide below to copy QuickTime movies to DVD.

Step 1

Insert a blank DVD disc in your SuperDrive. Then Launch iDVD and click Create a New Project icon. On the pop-up Create Project interface, give a name to the output disc in the Save as option, and choose disc aspect ratio between 16:9 and 4:3.

iDVD create a new project

Step 2

Go to File > Import > Video to browse and select the QuickTime movies you want to burn to DVD. Next choose a theme style for your DVD menu, you can also customize the disc menu personally. After that click the Burn button to start burning a DVD from QuickTime on Mac.

Part 3. How to Burn QuickTime Movies to DVD on PC with Windows DVD Maker

Just like iDVD for Mac, there is also a default burning program for Windows, which is Windows DVD Maker. Windows DVD Maker was a DVD authoring utility developed by Microsoft to create DVD slideshows and videos for playback on media devices such as DVD Player. It supports up to 60 video formats, including AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, DivX, FLV, etc. It allows you to make your own DVD menu and subtitles easily. Windows DVD Maker is compatible with Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows Vista. Has the same fate as iDVD on Mac, Windows Movie Maker has been removed since Windows 8. So if you have a PC with Windows 7/XP/Vista, you can follow the guide below to burn QuickTime to DVD.

Step 1

Download Windows Maker and install it on your computer, then run it and click Choose Photos and Videos button to add your QuickTime videos.

Windows DVD maker

Step 2

You can customize the DVD menu and menu text to give the DVD disc the look you want. You can also add background music and subtitle to your DVD video if you need.

Step 3

Now insert a blank DVD disc to your DVD drive, press F5 to burn the QuickTime videos to DVD. Then a window will pop up to show the burning progress.


It's not easy to burn QuickTime movies to DVD on Windows or Mac with the default DVD burner if your computer is much newer, because iDVD or Windows DVD Maker are no longer available in new computers. In this case, AnyMP4 DVD Creator would be the best Windows DVD Maker alternative to help Windows users convert QuickTime movies to DVD whether you are using a Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10. And if you are using a Mac computer, its Mac version AnyMP4 DVD Creator for Mac can help you burn a DVD from QuickTime movies on Mac OS X 10.6 and above, including the latest macOS Ventura.

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