You might shoot tons of videos at Christmas, and need to burn precious Christmas videos to DVD for watching them on the big screen or sharing special memories with families & friends. A well-designed DVD menu lets you enjoy the homemade DVD movies on video collection DVD easily. In this post, we will show you the guidance to make a custom Christmas DVD template menu on Mac and Windows.
Mac users can take a sigh of relief when making Christmas DVD template menu with Cisdem DVD Burner. It empowers you to burn Christmas video files in MP4, MKV, H264, HEVC, VOB, AVCHD, M4V, etc. to DVD with subtitle, menu and music added. It empowers you to burn Christmas video files in MP4, MKV, H264, HEVC, VOB, AVCHD, M4V, etc. to DVD with personalized subtitle, menu and music added.
You can modify the DVD parameters- DVD languages (100+), aspect ratio (4:3, 16:9), TV standard (NTSC, PAL) before burning a DVD with a menu. Designed with a straightforward UI, this professional DVD menu creator software for Mac enables you to complete the tasks in few steps.
Insert a blank rewriteable DVD disc into the optical drive.
Download, install, and run the best DVD menu creator on Mac.
Drag-n-drop Christmas videos from your Mac into the interface of Cisdem.
Before making Christmas DVD template menu, you can edit and enhance your projects with this Mac DVD menu creator.
Click to bring up the built-in editor for you to crop, rotate videos, and apply effects & watermarks to videos, etc.
Click the “Menu” button to turn into the DVD menu-creating panel, and now you are able to:
1. Use the “Christmas” template directly. If it doesn’t meet your taste, manually customize the Christmas template menu by changing the background image, frame and button. You can also click to add an additional background picture for your Christmas DVD videos.
2. Import Christmas songs in MP3, M4A, AAC, AIFF, FLAC, OGG, WAV, WMA, etc. formats as background music.
3. Add text and alter its font, color.
Preview your custom Christmas DVD template menu. A remote control will appear next to the preview window, you can check each of the Christmas videos via remote control.
Click to go to the DVD setting panel. Choose "Burn to DVD Disc” > named the Christmas DVD > select an output directory.
If you are not sure about the TV standard, click “?” and select your country to automatically recognize the TV standard.
Once everything has been squared away, click the “Burn” button to create Christmas template menu DVD.
That the time for creating Christmas menu template and DVD depends on imported files size, CPU, and DVD drive speed.
WinX DVD Author is a piece of DVD menu creator software for Windows made specifically for creating high-quality DVDs. It allows you to effectively burn Christmas DVD template menu, along with option to burn video to VOB and then compile it to DVD Video_TS folder. It supports an immense collection of input formats as well as the built-in YouTube downloader for burning online YouTube Christmas movies to DVD or other purposes.
Click on the double arrow ">>" button to access to menu customizing panel, and you can start to:
1. Choose a template menu for your Christmas videos or click button to load image file.
2. Change title/chapter menu, and add a menu background text.
3. Import a Christmas song by clicking the icon.
Click the ">>" button again to come to the DVD BUILDER panel. Select the output folder & format, encoder engine, and click the “Start” button to burn Christmas videos.
I also tried the Topwin Windows DVD Maker which offers over 40 DVD menus. However, it only contains 2 Christmas DVD menu templates- Xmas Candlelight and Xmas Tree. Most of the templates are a bit outdated, and you can’t add new Christmas picture as background.
Yes, you can!
Adobe Encore DVD contains a rich set of production tools that help you create DVD menu for holiday, movies, business, training, events, and more. It's equipped with a flexible and intelligent workflow, which ensures you to make Christmas DVD template menu using PSD (Photoshop) files without hassle.
After Effect assists you to create a myriad of eye-catching dynamic graphics and stunning visual effects accurately. It can custom your movies, videos, DVDs, and Macromedia Flash with hundreds of preset effects and animations.
However, both of the programs are too difficult to get started for novices. Even if you are a veteran, you have to spend a lot of time designing your Christmas DVD template menu.
People will inevitably shoot plenty of precious videos at Christmas, and want to burn them to DVD for permanent preservation or easily sharing. To make a professional-looking DVD, Christmas DVD template menu is needed. I recommend you to make a custom Christmas DVD menu with a DVD menu creator, like Cisdem DVD burner for Mac or WinX DVD Author for Windows.
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