Top 3 DVD Flick Alternatives for Mac to Burn a DVD Easily

Connie Wisley
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DVD Flick is a DVD authoring program for Windows. It’s able to import video files/audio tracks/subtitles and burn DVD movies to a disc or ISO image. You can free download DVD Flick from its official website. But it doesn’t come with the Mac version. If you are looking for DVD Flick for MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, iMac Pro, and more, read the article to know the top 5 best DVD Flick alternatives.

 

Quick Review of DVD Flick

To find the best alternative to DVD Flick for Mac, you should first know what are the features of DVD Flick and how to use it.

DVD Flick is a safe application designed to create DVD and ISO. It's compatible with Windows 7, 2000 Professional, XP, or Vista. As an open-source tool, it offers the source code for downloading, redistributing, modifying, copying, and so on, as long as you keep the license intact. But DVD Flick hasn't been upgraded for many years. The latest version- 1.3.0.7 was released in 2009. So inevitably, there will be large or small problems.

Pros:

  1. Support 50+ different media file types
  2. Add personal soundtracks and SRT, SSA, ASS, or SUB subtitles
  3. Create a simple menu
  4. Use FFmpeg to encode DVD
  5. Read AviSynth scripts
  6. Free of charge

Cons:

  1. No DVD Flick for Mac version
  2. Limited menu templates
  3. No essential video editing features before DVD burning
  4. Appear DVD Flick error 48 or other errors
  5. Old-fashioned interface

How to Burn DVD Using DVD Flick:

  1. Launch DVD Flick on Windows. Click on the "Add title" button and select all of the video files you wish to add. dvd flick tutorial 01
  2. Choose one of the videos and click the "Edit title" button or double-click the video option to open the window, from which you can set the chapter number of the title, add subtitle, audio tracks, etc.
  3. Click “Project settings” from the main menu and personalize the settings such as target size and encoder priority based on your demands.
  4. Specify a destination folder.
  5. Under the “Burning” tab, be sure to check the “Burn project to disc” option.dvd flick tutorial 02
  6. Click “Accept”.
  7. Once done, click “Create DVD”.

Top 3 DVD Flick Alternatives for Mac to Burn a DVD

Actually, there are plenty of popular DVD Flick alternatives for Windows, such as ImgBurn, Ashampoo Burning Studio, WinX DVD Author, but few DVD Flick for Mac programs. According to the features and tutorial of DVD Flick, in this part, we have carefully selected the following three alternatives for Mac.

#1 Cisdem DVD Burner

OS requirement: OS X 10.12 Sierra or higher version

The best alternative to DVD Flick Mac is named Cisdem DVD Burner. It's equipped with an intuitive and user-friendly interface, which makes it possible to burn video to DVD in several clicks. The DVD Flick alternative supports a long list of video formats and lets you perform optimal DVD burning with high quality. Moreover, it has many kinds of menus for you to make a personalized video. You can choose a suitable one based on the style of your videos.

Compared to DVD Flick, Cisdem DVD Burner seems more advanced due to its built-in video editing feature, constantly updated free DVD menu templates, and online customer service to solve your DVD burning issue.

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How to Burn a DVD with the Best Alternative to DVD Flick for Mac?

Step 1. Add Video Files

Click "Add videos", then browse and open videos from your Mac. Or directly drag and drop media files you want to burn to the "Source" board of Cisdem DVD Burner.

import files

*Note: Supported video formats include 3GP, 3GP2, ASF, AVI, Digital Video (DV, DIV), VOB, Flash Video (FLV, F4V), iTunes Video (M4V), MKV, DVR, MJPEG Video, and other formats.

Step 2. Edit Your Video (Optional)

Click the pencil icon under the video thumbnail waiting to be burned and an editing window will appear. You can crop/rotate the video, apply effects, split a video into chapters, or insert watermarks to customize and enhance your video.

The editing function that DVD Flick doesn’t have is optional for you.

edit videos

Step 3. Menu Design

Head over to the "Menu" tab and pick a DVD menu template for the theme of classic, cartoon, scenery, etc. from the right panel.

make dvd menu

If you don't want to choose the menu template from this DVD Flick alternative, check the box next to "No menu" or click the button to upload your own picture as a background.

Step 4. Preview and Start to Burn a DVD

Click the “Preview” icon to see what it looks like. When you're pleased with the preview result, plugin a blank DVD into your Mac drive.

Hit the burn button icon. Select the output format and finish DVD settings. It’s important to choose the correct TV standard in your country. For example, if you are from the USA, Canada, Japan, use NTSC. From Europe, Australia, use PAL.

After that, click “Burn” to make a DVD with the DVD Flick for Mac alternative.

burn videos

Here's a video tutorial:

#2 SimplyBurns

OS requirement: Mac OS X 10.4 or macOS 10.13

SimplyBurns is a free alternative to DVD Flick for Mac OS X. It has 5 operation modes that empower you to burn videos/photos to DVDs, burn audio to CD, rip discs, and get the exact 1:1 copy content. However, it lacks very helpful features in specifically burn video files. It can't edit videos before burning and doesn’t offer a DVD menu option. Plus, the upgrades of this DVD Flick alternative are slow, so it doesn’t always support the latest systems like macOS Big Sur and Monterey.

  1. Insert a blank disc.
  2. Click “Data” from the initial screen given when the software starts. dvd flick mac- simplyburns 01
  3. Drag-n-drop video files you desire to burn to the interface.
  4. Choose “File System”.
  5. Click “Burn”.
  6. From the pop-up windows, select the burning speed and click “Burn”. dvd flick mac- simplyburns 02

#3 Xilisoft DVD Creator for Mac

OS requirement: Mac OS X 10.6 - 10.14 (32 bit) / Mac OS X 10.9 - 10.15 (64 bit)

One of the best alternatives to DVD Flick for Mac, Xilisoft DVD Creator makes it easy to burn videos captured from iPhone, camcorders, DV, etc. to DVD. It supports burning HD videos like H.264/MPEG-4 and adds DVD menus. But the menu templates are not good-looking enough for young people. And sometimes this DVD Flick alternative closed by itself while making DVDs.

  1. Put a DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD+RW, or DVD-RW into your optical drive.
  2. Click the "Add Video Files" to import video clips.
  3. Press the "Templates" button from the "Menu" panel in the upper right corner and select a template from the list.
  4. Open the "Settings" window by clicking the "Edit" button and begin to adjust DVD settings.
  5. Choose the output destination and output format.
  6. Click the “burn” button. dvd flick mac- xilisoft

Are Alternatives to DVD Flick for Mac Safe?

Yes, the DVD Flick alternatives for Mac introduced above are safe. There is no bundled software, malware, or spyware. Anyway, you'd better download the installer from their official website or the reliable software download sites like MacUpdate, Cnet, Softonic, plus more.

Conclusion

You might understand DVD Flick is a good DVD authoring application with some drawbacks and not available on Mac. This post has listed 3 top alternatives to DVD Flick for Mac. If you prefer freeware, you can give a try on SimplyBurns. For the customers who need a dedicated and effective DVD Flick alternative, Cisdem DVD Burner gets a vote from me. Its burning speed is 10-20x faster than any other competitor and its output DVDs with high quality are playable on any DVD/BD player like Sony DVP serials and Panasonic DMP serials, etc.

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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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