How to burn a DVD with Windows 8: Have you just purchased a computer equipped with Windows 8 , do you want to copy some files on a blank DVD but you don’t know how to do it on this version of the Microsoft operating system? Did you want to burn a movie to DVD but can’t find DVD Maker on Windows 8? No problem.
With today’s guide, we will discover together how to burn a DVD with Windows 8 to make common data disks or real DVD videos that can be viewed with any living room player. In both cases it is a no-brainer, so let’s not waste any more time and let’s go straight to the action!
If you want to learn how to burn a DVD with Windows 8 to make a disk with various types of data inside it, the first step you need to do is insert the empty DVD into the burner and click on the item first Touch to choose the operation for empty DVDs which appears at the top right and then on Burn files to disc . If after inserting the disk in the PC you do not see the burning options appear, open the File Explorer , go to Computer and after right clicking on the DVD drive icon select the Open AutoPlay item from the menu that appears.
In the window that opens, put the check mark next to the item With a CD / DVD player , click on the Next button and drag the files you want to burn onto the disk in the window that has just opened. When the operation is complete, select the Disc Tools tab of the File Explorer and click on the Complete Burning button .
Finally, type the title you want to assign to the DVD in the appropriate text field, choose the burning speed from the drop-down menu below and click on the Next button to start copying the data to the disc.
If you are looking for a way to burn DVD with Windows 8 to create DVD videos, rely on Free Video to DVD Converter , a free program that allows you to convert all the main video file formats to DVD compatible with any living room player. To download it to your PC, connected to the program website and click on the Download button .
Download is complete open, double clicking on it, the file you just downloaded ( FreeVideoToDVDConverter.exe ) and, in the window that opens, click first on Run and then on OK , Yes and Next . Then accept the conditions of use of the program, placing the check mark next to the item I accept the terms of the license agreement , and click Next twice in a row.
At this point, put the check mark next to the item Custom installation and remove it from all the others (to avoid installing additional promotional software). Then click on Next , remove the tick from SpeedUpMyPC and click Next again twice in succession and then on Install and Finish to complete the setup and start Free Video to DVD Converter. If at the end of the installation you are asked to download the Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5 , accept by clicking on the Download button and install this functionality .
To burn a DVD video with Free Video to DVD Converter, click the Add file button to select the film to be copied to the disc, set the DVD PAL item from the Formats drop-down menu and select the folder in which to save the converted film by clicking on the button […] . Finally click on Create DVD and Continue to start the video conversion and then on Burn to start the creation of the disk.