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How to export iMovie project to DVD?

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my new mac does not get a iDVD, SHOULD i get a program to finish my task?

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A third-party DVD burning software for Mac is always needed since iDVD was no longer preinstalled on Macs shipping, and was not available on the Mac App Store. As one kind of practical and powerful DVD burning software for Mac, 1DVD Creator---the DVD creator for Mac is strongly recommended for its ultrafast speed as well as no loss in quality. The steps of exporting iMovie project to videos and burning iMovie project to DVD are as following.

1 Export iMovie project to video

Firstly, export iMovie project which only support M4V format to video files to burn iMovie project to DVD. When an iMovie project is completed, select this movie project you want to export and click "Share" in the Menu bar. Then choose "Export Movie" from the drop-down menu to export your iMovie project to video files. You can choose the route to store the videos and the format to save your iMovie project. Here you are suggested to choose Large or HD 720p to save iMovie project to high quality video for burning to DVD. The default output folder is Movies.

2 Add the exported videos to the DVD creator

Run 1DVD Creator for Mac and click “import” to add the exported iMovie video files as titles and chapters with one click. Or you can drag the files into the right side of the program window directly.

3 Customize your DVD menu

Set the background of your layout in the offered background styles or select one from the computer. You can also customize the frame and button. Click “Music” to set your favorite music as the background music of your DVD.

Tip: It’s the same in frame and button setting. You can not only choose from the offered styles but also can choose other style according to your preference.

Tip: In a title, you can add as much as 50 clips.

Make a DVD slideshow from iPhoto library:

Firstly, export a M4V video file from your iPhoto library.

Secondly, add this video file to 1DVD Creator library and burn it to DVDs.

4 Preview

Preview the working state of your DVD which is about to burn. You can choose D5 or D9.

5 Start burning iMovie files to DVD

Click the “Create” button to access the "Burn" window. Insert the blank writable DVD disc to your Mac and choose "DVD Disc", then click "Create" to start burning and saving your videos to DVD.

Tip: There are two DVD modes--- NTSC and PAL for you to choose. You should choose NTSC or PAL depend on your DVD device. NTSC is for America, PAL is for Europe.

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if you have idvd,you can use idvd to export imovie to dvd,if you do not have idvd,you can use software to solve the problem.more you can click this site support two methods to export imovie to dvd

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