How Windows Media Player Burn DVD Disc on Windows 10
After writing a aticle about how to convert and import MKV files to Windows DVD Maker in Windows XP/Vista/7, many others asked is there a way to convert and import MKV files to Windows DVD Maker on Windows 10.
Generally speaking, Windows DVD Maker isn't supported on Windows 10. To create DVD-Video discs compatible with home-theater components, try using an app. Select the "Start" button and then choose "Store" under the Start menu. In the Store, search for an app with the features you're looking for.
However, on Windows 10, you can make DVD in Windows Media Player. This method is free, but you will not be able to add menus or graphics to customize the DVD disc. Also DVD Making process is a little bit long, wait enough time before DVD making is finished.
Start DVD burning process with Windows Media Player
Note: Throughout this guide is mainly for Windows 10 user, the process of burning discs is mostly the same in all Windows versions, you can also follow this guide for burning DVD on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. We use screenshots taken mainly in Windows 10. However, when needed, we also include screenshots from Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.
1. Open Windows Media Player
2. In the Windows Media Player Library, tap or click the Burn tab, tap or click the Burn options button, and then tap or click Data CD or DVD.
3. Insert a blank disc into your DVD driver.
4. If you see the list from your last selection and want to start a new list, tap or click the Clear list button to remove the previous one.
5. Find the items in your Player Library that you want to burn to the disc.
6. Drag items from the details pane (in the middle of the Player Library) to the list pane (on the right side of the Player Library) to create a burn list.
7. If you want to change the order of the items in the burn list, drag the item up or down in the list.
8. If you want to remove an item from the burn list, double-tap or right-click the item, and then tap or click Remove from list.
9. When you’re happy with the list, tap or click Start burn.
If you are not sure about the supported codec and format of Windows Media Player, please click here and learn more. If the video files you want to create into a DVD is not match Windows Media Player supported file format, convert them to supported format first. Here we give you a simple guide to convert any videos to Windows Media Player compatible format.
Please feel free to download Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate trail version and follow the simple guide to convert video file to Windows DVD Maker compatible format on Windows 10, the watermark is the only limitation between the trail version and full version.
Step 1. Load video(s) to Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate
Click "Add Files" or "Add From Folder" button to load the video files to Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate Program.
Tip: You can also click the "Load Disc" button to have movies from Blu-ray and DVD disc uploaded to the Program and rip them to any format as you want.
Step 2. Choose a format Windows Media Player compatible with
Click Format (located below where your source files are displayed) and select the format you want from the drop-down list.
Hit the "Format" box and select "HD Video - > WMV HD(*.wmv)" on the dropdown menu as output format.
Besides, you can also choose AVI, MPG, MPEG as output as you like.
Step 3. Convert video(s) to Windows Media Player
Click the "Convert" button to start converting video files to Windows Media Player friendly videos.
After the conversion, click "Open" button to locate the results videos.
Then you can load (drag&drop) the converted videos to Windows DVD Maker to burn your DVD.