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2021 Best Free DVD Burner for Windows 7/8.1/10 - Burn MP4/AVI/MKV Video to DVD

Microsoft has already announced to launch Windows 10 on July 29, 2015. What a pity that this new OS has killed off Windows Media Center, which means Windows 10 users cannot record the streaming video and burn it to DVD at one go without any other third-party tool's help. DVD disc burning software is a must-have on Windows 10, so this post will point to an absolutely free DVD burner for Windows (7/8.1/10) recommendation and detailed user guide may catch you by surprise if you'd like to burn your homemade videos to a writable DVD disc on your Windows OS, be it the latest Windows 10 or Windows 7/8.1/XP/Vista.

Best Free DVD Burner for Windows
Best Free DVD Burner for Windows

Free download: 2021 Best free DVD burner for Windows 10/8.1/7

WinX DVD Author [100% clean and secure] - It is the best free DVD authoring/burning software especially designed for Windows XP/Vista/7/8.1/10 OS, which is capable of free burn DVD disc out of your recorded video of various video formats by camcorder, webcam, iOS, Android etc., e.g MKV, AVI, MP4, MOV, FLV, 3GP, MPEG, H.264, VOB...

Free DVD Burner on Windows 7/8.1/XP/Vista OS

Windows OS comes with some components concerning/involving DVD burning function like Windows DVD Maker, Windows Media Player, Windows Media Center. But they all have their own limits:

Microsoft Windows Media Center Creat/Burn DVD
Microsoft Windows Media Center Creat/Burn DVD

* Windows DVD Maker is only applicable on Home Premium/Enterprise/Ultimate editions of Windows Vista, as well as Home Premium/Professional/Enterprise/Ultimate editions of Windows 7. Furthermore, according to the Microsoft support resources, Windows DVD Maker user often encounter some error messages like "Unspecified error", "Invalid Class String". >> Windows DVD Maker Guide

* Windows Media Player (also WMP) is an all-in-one media player mainly running on Windows OS and Windows phones/pocket PCs. Its disc burning feature is actually used in data CD/DVD burning, not the kind of DVD-Video disc like general commercial movie DVD. >> Windows Media Player Burn CD/DVD Guide

* Windows Media Center (WMC) can act as both digital video recorder and media player on any Window OS (add-on for Windows 8), except Windows 10. With it, you can watch and manually record the video of any live TV programs or Netflix alike streaming movies, then burn the digital video to a DVD disc >> Windows Media Center Authoring DVD Guide

Why WinX DVD Author is the Best Free Windows (10) DVD Burner

In light of the cons of Windows built-in DVD burning function, here we strongly recommend WinX DVD Burner to cozy up to all Windows users' DVD burning needs with the following reasons/features:

▶ Support popular disc types: DVD+/-R, DVD+/-RW, DVD DL+R, DVD DL+/-RW
▶ Create DVD disc from videos with the following formats: MKV, AVI, ASF, MP4, MPEG, MOD, MOV, WMV, FLV(YouTube), RM, RMVB, Xivd, DviX, H264, 3GP, VOB, etc.
▶ Burn DVD folder or VOB files to DVD disc;
▶ Convert videos with quite a lot formats to VOB file, DVD folder;
Personalize DVD with subtitles & chapter menu, add music/pic as the background;
▶ [Attached Tool] YouTube downloader to free get online videos to hard drive;
▶ 13 Interface Languages: English, French, Chinese, German, Japanese, Spanish etc.
▶ Supported OS: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1, Windows 10 (32 & 64 bit)

How to Burn a DVD-Video Disc on Windows (10) Using WinX Best Free DVD Burner/Brander

After free downloading WinX DVD Author and installing it on your Windows XP/Vista/7/8.1/10 following the wizard, and inserting a blank recordable/rewriteable DVD disc to computer DVD-ROM, do as the procedures below to burn DVD on Windows (10):

Step 1 - Open the free DVD burner for Windows 7/8.1/10 and Add source video(s) to it

Launch WinX DVD Author, and you will see 4 icons on the right interface from top to bottom for different needs:
• Video DVD Author (burn video to DVD);
• Video to VOB;
VOB to DVD Compiler ( convert VOB to DVD folder);
• DVD Disc Burner (burn VOB/DVD folder to DVD) .

Best Free DVD Burner for Windows
Best Free DVD Burner for Windows

Here we should tap the conspicuous "Video DVD Author" icon to turn to video adding interface, click "+" button to add your source video(s) to WinX DVD Author, and then hit "Next Step";

Note: You can click setting icon on the bottom of the interface to define the default Image Ratio, Video Format, DVD Type, DVD language etc.

Add video to the best free DVD burner
Add video to the best free DVD burner

Step 2 - Personalize some DVD settings

You can add Title Menu as you like by clicking "T" icon, and if necessary, check "Add DVD Chapter Menu" option to have access to Chapter Menu for DVD videos. DVD background picture and music are also adjustable as you prefer. >> Free DVD Menu Creator

Create DVD menu
Create DVD menu

Step 3 - Have best free DVD burner for Windows 7/8.1/10 work

Optional settings:
• "Output Folder" is the path to save the converted VOB file.
• "Encoder Engine" levels have different converting speed and output size, just pick one that suits you most.

Pressing "Start" button to the whole video to DVD process which consists of two parts: convert video to VOB file -> burn VOB file to DVD disc. Just take some time to complete. The whole DVD burning time varies from the video file(s) length and computer configuration.

Start burning DVD

Note: we propose you don't operate any other application when burning DVD. And once the DVD has been burned, you'd better test it to check out whether it plays well.

Disclaimer: Digiarty Software does not advocate converting/burning copy-protected DVDs for any commercial purpose and suggests referring to the DVD copyright laws in your countries before doing so. Still have some troubles about the WinX best free DVD burner for Windows 10/8.1/7/XP/Vista and how to use it to creat DVD?


Donna Peng

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Donna Peng's fascination with multimedia began at an early age - shortly after she licked the physical disc and then she's been obsessed ever since. Her decade-long career at Digiarty after the graduation has seen her unmatched expertise in the field of DVD, digital video, software and anything related to home theatre. She is currently fascinated with photography.

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