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Best CD/DVD Burning Software for Mac 2018 (macOS High Sierra Included)

“Best CD/DVD burning software, what would you recommend? I mainly want to create audio CD's and burn data to DVD for backup purposes. A free app would be great but I don't mind paying for something that's really good. (Not keen using iTunes to create CD's...) Thanks.” This friend is looking for a free CD/DVD burning software, I wrote this article to show the best CD/DVD burning software for all friends to burn CD successfully.

In our daily life, we may have needs to create CD or DVD to back up data when lots of files occupy much storage on MacBook. But so many CD/DVD burner software tools on SourceForge make us confused to decide which one is the best. But don’t worry, this article would tell you the answer and has picked out what would be suitable for you.

Best DVD Burning Software for Mac- Cisdem DVD Burner

As I have tested, Cisdem DVD Burner can be ranked as the best CD/DVD burning software, it covers all DVD burning features you need:

  • Batch Burning
  • Editing Features: Rotate, crop, add background music & subtitles, customize menus
  • Burn virtually any videos into DVD, DVD folder or ISO files
  • Process fast
  • Keep original high quality

Price: $39.99 (Single License)

Cisdem DVD Burner for Mac is specialized in burning audio or video in any format to DVD or playable CD. This paid best CD burning software has more advanced features than those free cd burning software to satisfy user’s multiple needs. It allows you to add audio tracks, watermarks and subtitles to your DVD video, and lets you edit video for special effects, you can also customize a DVD menu for better playing navigation. Download the best burning software for Mac below and install it, I would show you how to use it. Also, it can work on the latest MacOS Mojave.

Step 1. Add videos into the program

Insert a blank DVD into your Mac slot. Click the "" or "" button on the top right corner to add audio or video files. You can also drag-n-drop media files in batch from local folder to it.

Step 2. Edit imported videos

Double click the video thumbnail, an editing window appears, you can edit video for more personalized DVD video. There are some built-in editing options, like crop, effects, watermarks, rotates, subtitles, etc.

Step 3. Make a DVD menu

Click the "Menu" button to go to the DVD Template interface, and then you can make a DVD menu with free templates, background, music, and text, etc.

Step 4. Burn video to CD/DVD

Use the playing button to preview for a check.
Then click , and go the output window.
Simply set the output parameters, click "OK" to start fast burning.

Alternatives to the Best DVD Burning Software for Mac

#1. Burn

Price: free

Burn is an open source CD burner software, it has gain wide reputation for doing basic burning tasks. You can even use Burn for Mac to copy DVD files (.dmg, iso, cue/bin, etc.), It even supports authoring simple interactive DVD menu like commercial DVD movie and supports macOS Sierra or higher including macOS High Sierra. Burn’s operating interface is very simple, below we will show you steps to burn audio or video to DVD.

1. Launch Burn on MacBook and click the audio or video tab, then name your DVD and choose “DVD” from the pop-up menu.

2. Click “+” to add your audio or video files or directly drag files right into the burn file list. Most video files are supported, if the video format is not compatible, Burn will ask you to convert it to the right format. So some videos will require conversion in order to burn DVD perfectly.

3. Insert a blank DVD and click the Burn button to start to burn your audio or video file. And your MacBook will display a dialog indicating the DVD is burning. When this process is finished, you will gain a perfect DVD.


  • Only needs several steps to burn CD/DVD on Mac
  • Different tabs for different burns


  • Doesn't offer much assistance or documentation
  • Lacks custom options


#2. iDVD

iDVD is another alternative to the best burning software for Mac. It has simple interface and focuses on the ease of use. Meanwhile, iDVD allows you to author and burn music, movies and photos to widescreen DVD with the help of internal Mac DVD burner or external device.

  1. Run iDVD on your Mac and go to "File / One Step DVD from movie…" from the menu bar.

  2. Add the video that you need burn to DVD with iDVD and wait for its loading.
  3. Insert a blank writable DVD disc into your SuperDrive, and iDVD would start burning video to DVD on Mac.


  • Instructions are clearly given for first-time users
  • Burning process is quite easy fast and smooth
  • Contains some practice features


  • Supports a few file formats
  • Problems may happen when dealing with large size video files
  • Only available in the boxed copy of iLife '11 until iLife '13 now

2018-04-11 23:42:07 / Posted by to DVD Burner Mac Follow @ Rosa

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