Part 1: Common Problems when burning AVI with iDVD:

  1. A project is not successful during burning or disc imaging.
  2. A project is not visible or audible in iDVD Preview mode.
  3. AVI played just fine in QuickTime, but they "grey out" in iDVD.


Part 2: The Main Reason for AVI to iDVD Importing Problems:

iDVD allows the user to add QuickTime Movies, MP3 music, and digital photos to a DVD that can then be played on a commercial DVD player. However, the .AVI (Audio Video Interleave) file format is a container format which may contain audio and video codecs (compression formats) not supported by QuickTime and therefore not supported in iDVD. If you want to burn AVI to DVD with iDVD, the easy option would be converting the AVI files to an iDVD compatible format, like MOV, MP4, or M4V.


Part 3: The Simple Solution: Convert AVI to an iDVD-Compatible Format

Software needed:

1. iDVD (iDVD '11, '09, '08)
2. AVI to iDVD Video Converter for Mac


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Step 1. Import AVI files to the AVI to iDVD Converter

Drag and drop the AVI videos to the converter. Added videos will be shown on the left in thumbnails. You can preview them on the right and take snapshots of videos freely.

Convert and burn AVI with iDVD successfully - load

Step 2. Specify output profile for iDVD

Click the drop-down button on the right side of the "Output Format " to select Apple Software – MOV - QuickTime(*.mov) as output video format. This output format works for iDVD '08, iDVD '09 and iDVD '11 etc. Video settings will be optimized for iDVD.

Convert and burn AVI with iDVD successfully - Output

Step 3.  Convert AVI to iDVD supported MOV

After all the necessary settings, just click the "Start" button to start converting AVI to QuickTime MOV for importing into iDVD project on your Mac machine.


Part 4:  Easy Burn AVI to DVD with iDVD

After finishing the conversion, just drag and drop the converted AVI to iDVD for burning to DVD! Wait no more, just free download the powerful video converter to have a free try, then it is that easy to burn your AVI movies with iDVD!


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