How to Burn iPhone Videos to DVD on Mac or Windows?

Connie Wisley
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With the impressive sensors and processors, iPhone camera becomes the most popular camera in our pocket. Not only allowing users to take photos, the iPhone camera can also create high quality videos. That’s the reason why iPhone is indispensable for various family events or parties, to save great memories by taking photos or videos. For this reason, many users want to burn iPhone videos to DVD.

To burn iPhone videos to DVD, we will need a computer having or connecting to a DVD drive, a DVD Burner program, and a DVD. Also, we can turn to some iPhone videos to DVD services directly.

The Basic: iPhone Video Format

When we talking about iPhone videos, we basically mean those videos recorded on an iPhone. For iPhone recorded videos, it uses H264 or H265(HEVC) codec and saves the video in a MP4 container. So, as we can see, an iPhone video format is quite common and we can conclude that most of the DVD burners are designed to import an iPhone video.

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Also, for those videos downloaded to your iPhone, they are much likely in mainstream formats, and hence can be burned to DVD too.

What are Some Good iPhone Videos to DVD Service?

If you are not going to burn your iPhone videos to DVD yourself, you can buy the video to DVD services. Following is a list of good service you can turn to.

1. dvdwalmart

The Walmart DVD Transfer Service is offered by YesVideo, which is a partner of walmart. It provides service to burn videotapes, movie file reels, photos and slide saver, even digital media to DVD or Blu-ray Disc. It costs $24.96 per DVD.

To buy the service, you need to place the order on its website, choose “Digital Media Transfer”, then fill out the information and pay for the order.


2. walgreen

It offers the service to burn videotapes, movie files, HD videos and photos to DVD. To get your iPhone videos burned, you should follow 3 steps:

  • Step 1. Place the order online by filling out the form.
  • Step 2. Customize the DVD or directly transfer the videos to DVD.
  • Step 3. Find a store near by your house and pick up your DVD.


3. dvdyourmemories

All the services on dvdyourmemories start at $29.00, including photo scanning, slide scanning, negative scanning ,video tape transfer, film transfer and audio/video transfer. It will help to turn your iPhone video clips to DVD. Also, you are allowed to personalize the DVD with preferred menu or music.

Also, you can find the store information to pick up your DVD when it is ready.


Efficient Apps to Burn iPhone Videos to DVD

In fact, comparing to buring DVD via paid services, it is much more convenient and economic to burn iPhone videos to DVD using an application yourself.

To burn iPhone videos to DVD yourself, there are 2 steps to follow, you need to transfer the iPhone video to a computer first, then burn the video to DVD.

1st, Transfer iPhone Video to Computer

The reason why we need to transfer iPhone videos to a computer for burning is that, most of the computers come with a DVD drive for playing and burning.

There may be 2 situations when transferring iPhone videos to a computer, you may be using a Mac or a Windows PC. No concerns, we have considered all the situations you may encounter.

Transfer iPhone Video to Mac

Method 1. Using iTunes

  1. Connect your iPhone to Mac with the USB cable.
  2. Find your device and go to the videos.
  3. Sync or save the videos to your mac.
  4. Disconnect the iPhone from Mac.

Method 2. Using Airdrop

  1. Go to Finder>Go>Airdrop, to turn on Airdrop on your Mac.
  2. Swipe up from the bottom of your iPhone to open Control Center and tap on Airdrop.
  3. Open Photos App on your iPhone, select the videos and click “Share”button to transfer via Airdrop.

Method 3. Using iCloud

  1. Go to Setting>Apple ID>iChoud>Photos on your iPhone, and turn on the iCloud Photo Library.
  2. Go to on your mac
  3. Input your Apple ID to sign into iCloud on your mac
  4. Choose Photos and download the videos to your Mac

Transfer iPhone Video to Windows PC

Method 1. Using iCloud​

Same as the way that doing on a Mac, Windows PC users can also utilize iCloud service to save and download iPhone videos.

Method 2. Using Google Drive​

  1. Download and install Google Drive on iPhone, login into with your Google Account.
  2. Tap Add on Google Drive.
  3. Tap Upload and find the videos on your iPhone for uploading.
  4. Login into your Google Account on Windows PC.
  5. Go to Google Drive and save the iPhone videos to your Window PC.

Also, you can fully utilize Apps that can transfer and sync files on all platforms, they will allow you to open and download the videos that you saved on your iOS device.

2nd, Burn iPhone Video to DVD

Now that the iPhone videos are ready on your Mac or Window PC, we come to the 2nd step: burning iPhone videos to DVD by using a DVD burner.

Similar to the solutions offered to transfer iPhone videos to a computer, we here also give 2 recommended DVD burners for Mac and Windows users respectively.

#1 Burn iPhone Video to DVD on Mac

The tool we use to burn iPhone videos to DVD on a Mac is Cisdem DVD Burner. It is a program designed to burn virtually any videos to DVD, DVD Folder or ISO file. Even users are allowed to personalize the video by adding effect, menu templates, music, subtitles, etc.

Main Features of Cisdem DVD Burner for Mac

  • Burn almost all videos to DVD;
  • Built in video editor for DVD customization (Crop, Rotate, Effects, Background music, Menu template, Subtitles, Watermark, etc)
  • Export videos to DVD, DVD Folder, or ISO files
  • Fast burning
  • Retain original quality

Steps to Burn iPhone Video to DVD on Mac​

Step 1Download and install Cisdem DVD Burner for Mac.

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Step 2Click to add the video your transferred from iPhone to the program.


Step 3(Optional) Edit the video.

Click the pencil icon under the thumbnail of the imported video, an editing window will appear. Use the toolbars to do changes to your video.


Step 4(Optional) Choose menu template

Click on “Menu” to select a menu template. On each template, you can modify its frame, menu button, label, and text.


Step 5Burn iPhone videos to DVD on mac.

Click burn button and choose DVD disc as the output, also tweak the settings if necessary. Then click “Burn” to start the burning process.

#2 Burn iPhone Video to DVD on Windows PC

To burn iPhone videos to DVD on Windows PC, including Windows 10/8/7 or earlier versions, we will need Winx DVD Author. It is a free program to burn virtually all videos to DVD, with an impressive feature of downloading YouTube videos within the program for burning.

Main Features of Winx DVD Author

  • Excellent support on all videos import
  • Create DVD Menu
  • Download YouTube videos
  • Output high quality DVD

Steps to Burn iPhone Videos to DVD on Windows PC

  • Step 1. Download and install Winx DVD Author on your Windows PC.
  • Step 2. Run the program and choose “Video DVD Author”.iphone video to dvd windows 01
  • Step 3. Click “+” to add the videos you transferred from iPhone to the program.
  • Step 4. Click the “Continue” button to go to the next step for editing.
  • Step 5. Click the “Menu" button to create DVD menu or personalize according to your needs.iphone video to dvd windows 02
  • Step 6. Choose the output folder and format, then click “Start” button to burn iPhone videos to DVD on Windows.iphone video to dvd windows 03


As you can see, it is not that hard to burn iPhone videos to DVD, if you have found a good service or appropriate tools to do the job. If possible, you are highly recommended to do the burning yourself with a professional DVD Burner, you just have the full freedom to personalize your DVDs.

Connie Wisley
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Connie has been writing for Mac productivity and utility apps since 2009. Each review and solution is based on her practical tests, she is aways energetic and trustworthy in this field.

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