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Download the Best Free DVD Maker to Create DVDs on Windows 10/7

Why would you want to create a DVD? Input sweet memories like recorded graduation/wedding videos to a DVD for remembering or sharing with friends and families? Make movies into DVD for playback on HDTVs by DVD player? Microsoft Windows 7 helps users to make DVD in a pretty convenient way with a system-attached Windows DVD Maker.

However, from Windows 8, this software is removed forcing DVD making demanders to switch to another program compatible with Windows 8, 7, and Windows 10. Need the best FREE DVD maker software to make DVDs on Windows 10/8/7? You can get it out from this article.

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Download a Free DVD Maker Software to Make DVD on Windows 10/8/7

To pick the best DVD maker software for Windows 10/8/8.1, the first we will consider is if it is easy to use. Actually, Windows DVD Maker enjoys the high reputation for its simple operation so that a program with complicated interface is seemingly not to be a good Windows DVD Maker alternative. Secondly, the DVD Maker software with support for more input formats can meet more DVD making requirements. Thirdly, we all hope that the program is 100% reliable and safe without adware, spyware, virus or any other malicious stuff.

WinX DVD Author [100% clean freeware], is a totally free and handy DVD maker for Windows 10/8/8.1/7/XP empowering users to create DVD from any video formats, like MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, MKV, M2TS, VOB etc, and deliver possible highest quality. The video to DVD making can be finished within clicks at a fast speed. It is not only an alternative to Windows DVD Maker for Windows 7, Vista and XP, but also a great Windows 10/8/8.1 DVD Maker.

How to Make a DVD on Windows 10/8/7 for Free

Free download and install WinX DVD Author on your computer. Follow the guide to make DVD.

Step 1. Add Video You Want to Burn to DVD

Launch WinX DVD Author and then click Video DVD Author button on the main interface to access to DVD burning window.

Click + button to import the video(s) to this free DVD maker for Windows. There are some shortcut options under the mini preview window so that you can trim video clips for burning DVD, set aspect ratio for Standard or Widescreen TV or hit the gear button for advanced settings, like video format, DVD type and subtitle. Tip: you can uncheck Create DVD Menu option if it is not necessary to make title/chapter menu for DVD.

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Step 2. Set Output Folder

Click Next Step button and the DVD Builder dialogue appears. If you have inserted a blank DVD disc into DVD-ROM, Device Name will be automatically detected and you can hit Info button to get detailed information. Next, click VOB button to set Output Folder which will save the temporary VOB file converted from the original video(s). You can also select output format as NTSC or PAL.

Step 3. Start Making DVD on Windows

Hit Start button and this free Windows DVD creator will lead you to burn the video(s) to DVD. After the converting process is completed, you can play the DVD on TV with DVD Player or give it to your friends or family members as a gift.

DVD maker for Windows 10

Disclaimer: Digiarty Software does not advocate ripping copy-protected DVDs for any commercial purpose and suggests referring to the DVD copyright laws in your countries before doing so.

FAQs about Making DVD on Windows 10/8/7

Q1: Does Windows 10 have a DVD maker?

Windows DVD Makers is no longer available on Windows 10. To create DVD-Video or Blu-ray discs compatible with home-theater components, you have to turn to an alternative of DVD maker.

Q2: Can't I download Windows Movie Maker on Windows 10?

Microsoft still allows you to download Movie Maker, but you have to download and install the whole Windows Essentials 2012 which contains Windows Movie Maker 12. But that doesn't mean all is well. You will be bothered by errors like:

  • Error 0x87260103 - "Sorry, your movie can't be saved. Find any missing files or remove the unusable items from your project, and then try again."
  • Movie Maker error - There isn't enough memory available to save this file even though there is over 100GB space available on hard drive.

Q3: Can I make DVD with Windows Media Player?

Yes. You can also create DVDs with Windows Media Player on Windows 10/8/7. But your movie files must be in the formats that Windows Media Player supported. And you cannot add menus or graphics to customize the DVD movie. Worse still, it takes a little bit longer to finish it. Anyway, it's a way.

What If You're Willing to Rip DVDs to Digital Files? Try WinX DVD Ripper Platinum

Best fastest DVD ripper and converter to convert DVD disc to digital video as MP4, H.264, HEVC, MKV, AVI, WMV, MPEG, MOV, iPhone, iPad, Android, etc. at fastest speed. Also enable you to 1:1 copy DVD to ISO image/folder/MPEG-2 file with original quality by accessing all DVD protections.


author - Brent Archer

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Brent Archer is an experienced editor who loves all things related to social. He has spent more than a decade writing instructional contents related to social media, streaming services and video related topics all over the internet for Digiarty. Outside the social, he is addicted to Google I/O, Apple WWDC and other tech news to keep him informed.

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