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How to Efficiently Fix MP4 to Windows DVD Maker Not Work Issue

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Updated on July 15, 2022

Some people are accustomed to using Windows DVD Maker to burn videos to DVDs on their Windows 7 or Windows Vista PC. However, Windows DVD Maker has a vital shortcoming, that is, it is not able to burn MP4 to DVD! While MP4 is the most common and popular video format in our daily life. Then what should we do to add MP4 to Windows DVD Maker for burning a DVD? Follow the below 2 solutions and download the recommended program to help you easily fix MP4 Windows DVD Maker import issue!

Does Windows DVD Maker Support MP4?

Q: When I try to add an MP4 video file to burn a DVD using Windows DVD Maker (on Windows 7), it says my file is not a supported type and can't be imported. Is Windows DVD Maker compatible with MP4?

A: Can Windows DVD Maker Burn MP4 to DVD? Unfortunately, the answer is negative. When you add items through Windows DVD Maker, you may find that Windows DVD Maker supported file types are limited. They are: .asf, .avi, .dvr-ms, .m1v, .mp2, .mp2v, .mpe, .mpeg, .mpg, .mpv2, .wm, and .wmv. As you can see, MP4 is not in the list.

Indeed, as a fundamental and free DVD burning software, Windows DVD Maker is favored by many people because it is easy to operate. But it is only pre-installed on some editions of Windows 7 and Windows Vista. While now, MP4 is the most popular format supported by many modern devices, such as smartphones, recorders, camcorders, etc. , people will inevitably encounter issues like Windows DVD Maker won’t import MP4. Therefore, follow the below instructions to learn how to fix Windows DVD Maker MP4 import issue with 2 roundabout solutions!

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Solution 1 - Convert MP4 to Windows DVD Maker Supported Formats

Converting MP4 to formats supported by Windows DVD Maker is a no-brainer but useful solution to fix Windows DVD Maker MP4 import problem. Many free video converters can deal with such an issue. Here introduce an easy-to-operate one - Free HD Video Converter Factory which converts MP4 to AVI, WMV, MP3, etc. In addition, it also can remove audio from MP4, convert URL to MP4 as well as many other practical functions.

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How to Convert MP4 to Windows DVD Maker Supported File Types

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Step1: Import the MP4 File You Want to Burn

Launch Free HD Video Converter Factory, open converter, click “Add Files” > “Add Videos” option on the top of the program to import MP4 file. You are also allowed to find the ready-to-burn MP4 file from your local hard drive, then directly drag and drop it to the program’s window so as to make preparation for converting MP4 to Windows DVD Maker supported format.

Step2: Select the Format That Windows DVD Maker Supported

Click “Output Format” option on the right side of the program, it will pop up a “Format Selection” interface. To select Windows DVD Maker compatible format under “Video” tab as the output format, here we recommend to convert MP4 to Windows-native format WMV.

Tips: You are not only supports to convert MP4 to WMV, convert MP4 to MPEG and other video formats, but also convert video to audio, such as convert MP4 to OGG, MP3, etc. under “Audio” tab.

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Step3: Set the Final Output Path

Selecting the final output destination by clicking “yellow folder” icon at the bottom of the program, after then click “Run” to start convert MP4 to Windows DVD Maker supported format.

After done, you can successfully import the file to Windows DVD Maker for burning a DVD.

Free HD Video Converter Factory is also able to merge MP4 videos, add subtitles to MP4, trim MP4 file, etc.

Solution 2 – Using Other Windows DVD Maker Alternatives

To be honest, Windows DVD Maker is not the only choice to burn video to DVD. To try the alternatives to Windows DVD Maker is a better choice if you persist in burning MP4 to DVD. We have presented some Windows DVD Maker alternatives before, such as DVD Flick, DVD Styler, DeVeDe, etc. You are able to download one of the alternatives of Windows DVD Maker to successfully burn MP4 to DVD.

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