DVD is not only a convenient way of watching movies but also serves an important role in data storage. If you have some precious video and music files, try burning them to a blank DVD for backup.
Besides, it’s never tough work to burn files to a DVD, you can do it easily with your Windows 10 computer and a blank DVD. No matter you plan to create a personalized movie DVD for big occasions – wedding, birthday, anniversary, or want to keep your data safe and sound, continue your reading and find out the steps of burning a DVD on Windows 10.
1. Choose a suitable blank DVD before burning video/music files
There are several DVD categories that you can use to burn files, DVD-RAM, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, and DVD+RW. However, most of them are not a good choice for regular file backup and personal DVD creation.
To warp up:
Based on the duality of reuse and compatibility, the best choice for regular file storage and personal DVD creation will be the DVD+RW. This category is superior to the DVD-RW since they share the same rewriting ability. but DVD+RW will not take that long to format data and it’s the most compatible DVD category.
Method 1 How to burn a DVD with Windows Media Player on Windows 10
On Windows 10 computer, there’s a built-in DVD burner tool – Windows Media Player. Apart from the media and DVD/CD playback features, the Windows Media Player can also help Windows users to take a simple DVD burning.
Method 2 How to burn a DVD with Windows’ built-in feature – Send to
If you simply want to back up some files onto a blank DVD, use the Windows built-in Send to feature.
Locate the target files first and right-click on the files. Then, navigate to the Send to option from the drop-down list, choose the DVD drive on your computer to finish the burning.
FAQs: How to get rid of ‘Files ready to be written to the disc’?
Some people may say that when using Windows Media Player or the Send to feature to burn a DVD, the notification of ‘Files ready to be written to the disc’ pops out and they can find a Desktop.ini file on the disk, sometimes the source file.
If this happens to you, follow the methods below to fix the error:
Method 4 How to burn files to a DVD with DVD Creator on Windows 10
Countless DVD burners in cyberspace can help you burn all kinds of files to a DVD on your Windows 10 machine. Here, the DVD Creator will be a perfect choice.
Let’s see some detailed steps then.
Pop a blank DVD into the disk drive and launch DVD Creator
On the interface, hit DVD Disc to proceed.
Import the video/music file(s)
Then, click the Add Media File(s) button to import the target file. You can choose to add an entire folder or a single file.
Set up for the contents
Next, the DVD Creator will display the selected files. You’re available to decide the audio along with the subtitle for each video.
Then, locate Disc Type and choose DVD-5 or DVD-9 based on the DVD you’ve inserted. Navigate Video Quality and set as High.
Hit Next to proceed.
Decide the style for the DVD
Here, you’ll be given the chance to modify the DVD.
Finishing all, hit Preview or just hit Burn to start the DVD burning process. When the burning is complete, you’ll have a perfect DVD storing the videos that you treasure.
To warp up:
To burn video and music files to a DVD on Windows 10 is very easy. Note that both the Send to feature and Windows Media Player can only execute a very simple burning for you. If you look forward to something more elegant and flexible, try DVD Creator.