“How do you burn a Camtasia movie to DVD-r? I made a picture movie and produced it in .avi format, then converted it to .vob format using OJOsoft total video converter. I then burned that file to a DVD-r disk using Nero BurnLight 10. I tried the disc in my DVD player and nothing happened. Please Help!”

Camtasia Studio allows you to record screen activity, then edit the recording by adding annotations to draw attention to areas of the screen. You then produce that recording to create a final video file that may be uploaded to YouTube, Vimeo, etc. Many people would like to burn Camtasia videos to DVD disc as mentioned above.

Actually, there is no necessity to make things that complicated for burning Camtasia videos to DVD with multiple media converter and burner tools. We all know that Camtasia is able to produce videos in MP4 file format. That means we simply need to get an MP4 to DVD burner tool to complete this burning process. There are diverse solutions and software tools that enable you to directly burn Camtasia videos to DVD disc with ease. Just check the below content and you will get them.

Part 1: Burn Camtasia video to DVD with CDBurnerXP

If you have successfully turned your Camtasia videos into video DVD images, and would like to burn these Camtasia video DVD images to playable DVD disc, CDBurnerXP would be a good choice. CDBurnerXP is a free application to burn CDs and DVDs, including Blu-ray and HD-DVDs. It also includes the feature to burn and create ISOs, as well as a multilanguage interface. Everyone, even companies, can use it for free. It does not include adware or similar malicious components.

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If you haven’t turned your Camtasia videos into video DVD images, you could firstly make use of DVD Flick to turn your Camtasia videos into video DVD images as follows:

  1. Download, install and start DVD Flick. Click “Add title” on the right.
  2. Choose one or more movies which are to be added to the video DVD. Click “Create DVD”.
  3. Once this process is done (might take a while), you will find a folder called “dvd” within the project destination folder shown at the bottom.

Then, you could make use of the CDBurnerXP to burn Camtasia video DVD images to DVD disc easily.

1. Burning Camtasia video DVD images to DVD disc with CDBurnerXP v. 4.3.8 and older:

If you are using CDBurnerXP V4.3.8 or previous versions, follow the below steps to learn how to burn Camtasia video DVD images to DVD disc in detail:

  1. Insert a blank writable DVD disc into the disc recorder drive.
  2. Start CDBurnerXP, select a new data disc.
  3. Go to “File” > “Video DVD Layout” in the menu.
  4. Now, select the folder that contains the video DVD files and select “Create movie image”.
  5. Now burn the disc, as you would usually do. Preferably, you choose to finalise the disc.

2. Burning Camtasia video DVD images to DVD disc with CDBurnerXP v. 4.3.9 and later:

If you have installed CDBurnerXP v4.3.9 or later, you may need to follow the below steps:

  1. Insert a blank writable DVD disc into the disc recorder drive.
  2. Start CDBurnerXP, select “Video DVD” option.
  3. Now, select the folder that contains the video DVD files and click “burn disc”.
  4. CDBurnerXP would then start to burn Camatasia video DVD images to DVD disc immediately.

You now have successfully converted and burned your Camtasia videos to DVD disc. Play back the burned DVD discs on any DVD players you have.

Part 2: Burn Camtasia video to DVD with AnyBurn

You could burn Camtasia videos to DVD disc for totally free in the above way, with the help of DVD Flick and CDBurnerXP. But you could see that you have to make use of 2 software tools to complete the burning process, which would be much troublesome. Is there any way or tool to help you directly burn Camtasia videos to DVD disc for free? AnyBurn is the answer. As a totally free Blu-ray burner software tool, AnyBurn is a light weight but professional CD / DVD / Blu-ray burning software tool that provides a free and complete solution for burning and disc imaging.

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Main Features:

  1. Burn all CD/DVD/Blu-ray disc image files.
  2. Burn files and folders in your hard drive to CD, DVD, or Blu-ray disc directly.
  3. Burn Audio CD which can be played in regular CD player from mp3, ape, flac, wma files.
  4. Rip Audio CD to MP3, FLAC, APE, WMA files.
  5. Copy disc using sector by sector method.
  6. Create image files from hard disk files or CD / DVD / BD discs.
  7. Convert disc image files between various formats.

How to burn Camtasia videos to DVD disc with AnyBurn? Follow the below steps.:

  1. Insert a blank writable DVD disc into the disc recorder drive.
  2. Download and install the latest version of AnyBurn on your computer. Export your Camtasia videos to MP4 files onto your computer for burning.
  3. Kick off AnyBurn program and then click the “Burn files/folders to disc” option.
  4. Click "Add" button to add the files exported from Camtasia Studio you want to burn, then click "Next" button.
  5. Choose the burning drive and other burning settings.
  6. Then click "Burn Now" button to start burning Camtasia videos to DVD disc immediately within AnyBurn.

Then, patiently wait for the conversion to complete. AnyBurn is totally free to use.

Part 3. Best Camtasia video to DVD Burner – Leawo DVD Creator

Both the above 2 ways are free and effective, but these tools offer us quite limited user experience. for example, when we need to add a subtitle to exported Camtasia video before burning to DVD disc, these tools would let us do this. Meanwhile, we can’t also trim or cut video clips we don’t want to burn to DVD disc. Therefore, we would like to recommend the best choice for burning Camtasia videos to DVD disc. That is Leawo DVD Creator.

As a professional DVD authoring software tool, Leawo DVD Creator could help you easily convert and burn MP4 to DVD, AVI to DVD, MKV to DVD, WMV to DVD, MOV to DVD, YouTube video to DVD, etc., and burn photos into DVD photo slideshow easily. As long as you have exported Camtasia videos to MP4 files, Leawo DVD Creator could help you burn Camtasia exported MP4 files to DVD disc, folder or/and ISO image file according to your needs. You could freely select subtitles and audio tracks from source TOD video files, or even add external subtitles. What’s more, you could also edit Camtasia exported MP4 files like trimming, cropping, rotating, etc., and add disc menu for output DVD content.  

The below guide would show you the easy steps to convert and burn Camtasia exported MP4 files to DVD with the best video to DVD converter. Firstly, you need to download and install Leawo DVD Creator on computer.

Note: Leawo DVD Creator has been built into Leawo Prof. Media as a module.

Step 1: Import Camtasia exported MP4 files to DVD creator

Kick off Leawo Prof. Media and then open the “Burn” module. On the “Burn” module, you can either click the “Add Video” button to load Camtasia exported MP4 files to the DVD creating software, or directly drag and drop Camtasia exported video files to the program.

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After loading source Camtasia videos, you could select subtitles and audio tracks from the source videos, add external subtitles, play back videos, etc. And in this dashboard, you can set the output DVD disc type (DVD-5 or DVD-9), quality and aspect ratio (16:9 or 4:3) at the bottom.

Step 2: Choose disc menu

Leawo DVD Creator select a disc menu from various preset disc menu templates in different themes like Standard, Business, Education, Childhood, Holiday, etc. You could click the middle of the disc menu template on the right sidebar to enter the disc menu preview window. On the disc menu preview window, simply click the pencil icon to design disc menu by adding your own background music/image/video, adjusting title content/color/font/size, etc. You could click to learn how to design disc menu.

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Step 3: Make further editing (optional)

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Leawo DVD Creator offers an internal video editor to let you trim video length, crop video size, adjust video effect, add image or text watermark, remove noise, or even apply 3D effect. You could get detailed operation at DVD Creator’s editting page.

Step 4: Set output DVD video mode

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You could then click the wheel icon on the top right corner and then navigate to the “Copy & Burn” tab to choose default DVD video mode from NTSC and PAL.

Step 5: Complete DVD burning settings

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Click “Burn” button to call out the burning settings panel where you could figure out “Burn to” to choose the targeted DVD, “Disc Label” to name the disc, and “Save to options”.

Step 6: Start to burn Camtasia video to DVD

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At last, click “Burn” button at the bottom to start burning Camtasia videos to DVD. The burning program would immediately begin to burn and finish the burning process in a few minutes.

Part 4. Comparison and Conclusion

You may not be quite clear about the differences betweenall the above 3 methods. Here, in the below comparison table, we would show you their features in detail to help you learn more about them.

Features

Leawo DVD Creator

AnyBurn

CDBurnerXP

Burn video to DVD disc

Yes

Yes

No

Burn video to folder

Yes

No

No

Burn video to ISO image file

Yes

Yes

Yes

Burn photos to Blu-ray/DVD

Yes

No

No

Burn ISO image file to DVD disc

Yes

Yes

Yes

Edit source videos

Trim video length, crop video size, add image/text watermark, rotate video, adjust video effect

No

No

2D to 3D conversion

Yes

No

No

Play back loaded video files

Yes

No

No

Add disc menu

Yes

No

No

DIY disc menu

Yes

No

No

Select subtitles and audio tracks

Yes

No

No

Edit photo slideshow

Yes

No

No

Cost

Paid

Free

Free

Availability

Windows and Mac

Windows

Windows

Without doubt, Leawo DVD Creator should be the best choice that delivers the best user experience for you to burn Camtasia videos to DVD disc directly. CDBurnerXP alone can’t burn video files to DVD disc directly, while AnyBurn is short in various practical features such as subtite selecting/adding, video editing, etc.