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How to convert and burn AVCHD videos to DVD?

How to convert & burn AVCHD to DVD? I have a Panasonic HD camcorder and I wanted to make all the videos I recorded with it onto a DVD which can be watched on the TV. I converted AVCHD to DVD but the DVD player wouldn’t play. Can I burn standard DVD from AVCHD files?


How to playback AVCHD videos?

HD camcorder recorded AVCHD video can be played back in a variety of ways:
* Play AVCHD files on computer by using VLC media player;
* Play AVCHD movies directly from a camcorder on HD TV through HDMI or component-video cable;
* Burn AVCHD onto writable Blu-ray disc then play on a Blu-ray Disc player or on a PlayStation 3 gaming console;
* Burn AVCHD to standard DVD disc which can be played on normal home DVD players.



Step-by-step Guide to Convert AVCHD to DVD with AVCHD to DVD Converter

Here we would recommend to burn onto DVD disc which will not only save space on SD card/hard disc of camcorder, but also can be played on home DVD player through TV. To do so, a DVD burning software is required. DVD Creator is one of the best and most professional AVCHD to DVD converter which is able to burn both SD and HD videos to video DVD disc for playback on standard DVD player. The following step-by-step guide tells how to use DVD Creator to convert AVCHD to DVD directly without complicated steps. (Note: If you want to burn AVCHD to Blu-ray disc, please use Blu-ray Creator.)


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Download and Install DVD Creator

Click one of the links above to download this AVCHD to DVD burner, install it on your computer.


Add AVCHD Files

After installation, launch DVD Creator and click on Source button where you will be led to find your AVCHD files. Select those files you want to burn onto DVD and add them to the program. At the bottom of the interface, the blue bar will show how full the DVD disc is. (Tips: DVD-5 and DVD-9 are both supported. Check out DVD format knowledge.)



Customize DVD Project (Optional)

Want to make your DVD disc unique? Here you go. Click on Menu button you can find various DVD menu built-in DVD Creator, just select one of your favorite to customize your DVD disc. You can even use your own picture as the background. Alternatively, you may select No menu to go to next step.



Finished all settings? Click on Preview button and here is how your DVD will look like. If you are sure, click on Burn button to go to the final step. Make sure you have inserted a blank DVD disc into your DVD burner drive.

Once done, you can watch the DVD on your standard home DVD player. Have fun.



1. Create Blu-ray Disc from AVCHD
If you want to make a Blu-ray disc for playback on your Blu-ray player from AVCHD files, please use our Blu-ray Creator.


2. Burn AVCHD to DVD on Mac
As we mentioned above, converting AVCHD to DVD on Mac can be easily done with DVD Creator for Mac. Just download and install the program, and follow the on-screen wizard: Add, edit, burn.


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