In the digital era, all kinds of digital media files have been gathered and collected or stored on the computer's hard drive. After years, the hard disk on your computer may have less and less space to store other files. Especially, if you are running on Mac OS system, MKV files can be quite frequently seen which one is the largest files among various digital formats. Well, what is the best way to release the space on your computer? Burning these MKV files to DVD can be one of the most excellent and convenient methods to achieve your goal. Then, how to burn MKV to DVD easily ? Here, in order to complete the burning task, a powerful DVD burning program should be prepared. Nero is the one that you should not miss. Concerning about the details on how to convert MKV to DVD using Nero, please refer to the following article.

Part 1: How to Burn MKV Files to DVD with Nero

MKV is also named as Matroska Multimedia Container which is a file format that contains a number of videos, audio or subtitle tracks in one file. MKV files are often saved in large scale. Besides, due to its super video quality, it is welcomed by more and more users. But the sad thing is many video players do not support MKV files and it is not convenient to share with others. Furthermore, if you only have a standalone DVD player at hand, I am afraid you have to play the MKV files in DVD format so as to enjoy the MKV content. Therefore, knowing how to burn MKV files to DVD is also quite necessary. In terms of the detailed steps on burning MKV files to DVD, Nero can be the burner you should focus.

Why is Nero so popular in burning MKV files to DVD? What are the strong points of Nero after all? As a comprehensive burning program, Nero can edit, burn, and play DVD and Blu-ray disc content which can easily copy and burn high-definition content to a DVD or Blu-ray disc. Also, it can convert high-definition content to AVCHD format for PlayStation® 3 or to play on a Blu-ray player. The main features of Nero include that it includes the function for video playback. Nero can also burn huge amounts of content on multiple DVDs or even different types of DVDs at once, as well as burning audio and data files to a disc using hybrid mode. The following tutorial will guide you on how to burn an MKV file to DVD using Nero.

Step 1: Download Nero and install it on your computer.

Step 2: Insert an empty DVD disc with enough capacity to store the MKV file. Make sure your computer has been equipped with a DVD disc drive (both internal and external DVD drive are OK).

Step 3: Open Nero and load the MKV to the program by choosing "DVD" on the top left corner. Usually this is the default window once you opened the program (1).

Step 4: Select the type of media you want to burn. Usually you can choose the "DVD-Video" to start burning MKV to DVD disc (2).

Step 5: Set the related burning factors and DVD disc. For example, you can select the "Write speed" which will be the best if it is set like 4X (3).

Step 6: Once all the settings have been done, you can click "New" option on the below of the panel to start burning MKV to DVD disc (4).


Just as mentioned above, you only need to follow step 1, 2, 3, and 4 to complete the burning process with Nero. The problem on how to burn MKV files to DVD with Nero can be easily settled by following the above steps. Just pay attention that don't set the burning speed too high.

Part 2: How to Burn MKV Files to DVD with Leawo DVD Creator

Without doubts, Nero can be used as one of your preferred choices in burning MKV files to DVD discs. Sometimes, if you are searching for more burner options, you can turn your eyes to Leawo DVD Creator. As another professional and powerful DVD burning program, Leawo DVD Creator can easily offer you the best and direct solutions in burning all kinds of digital files to DVD discs, Blu-ray discs as well as ISO image files with original quality retained from more than 180 types of digital video formats, including MKV, FLV, AVI, MPEG, WMV and so on. As one of the best fast-burning tools, Leawo DVD Creator is able to burn the video files to DVD with 6X faster speed than Nero due to the advanced Technology it adopts. It can also fully meet your own preferred requirements in customized features because you will be provided with more than 40 types of menu templates to choose from. Asides from the basic burning functions, Leawo Creator can create DVD from all kinds of videos like homemade videos or movie clips. The built-in photo slideshow maker allows you to create photo slideshow videos and burn them to DVD. Furthermore, you are allowed to edit the videos before burning it to the DVD disc, including merging, cropping, cutting and adding watermark and 3D effects. Follow the steps below to complete the burning task with Leawo DVD Creator.

Step 1: Download Leawo DVD Creator and install it on your computer.

Step 2: Insert an empty DVD disc to the disc drive on your computer.

Step 3: Load the MKV video files to the main panel of the program by clicking "Add Video", or you can simply drag the video to the program directly.

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Step 4: Set the disc menu templates. There are more than 40 types of menu templates for you choose from the right-hand column. Besides, you can also create the menu templates based on your own resources.

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Step 5: Start burning DVD. Once all the templates have been selected, click the green "Burn" icon on the top right-hand corner to call out the "Burn to", "Disc Label" and "Save to" options. Once your blank DVD disc was inserted to the disc drive, then you can directly burn the MKV to DVD disc.

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Part 3: Comparison Between Nero and Leawo DVD Creator

For your further references, you can take a look at the following comparison on the main features between Nero and Leawo DVD Creator. You can select the most suitable burning program according to your own preferences.

1. Supported operating system. Nero is only compatible with Windows operating system, while Leawo DVD Creator can support both Windows and OS system. You can also take a try on the free version of both operating systems.

2. Video editing. In terms of Nero, there are only several basic editing features you can take a try. But Leawo DVD Creator can allow you to crop, trim, add 3D effects or watermarks to the videos before burning which can be used as a complete video editor.

3. DVD menu templates and customization. One of the biggest differences between Nero and Leawo DVD Creator is the DVD menu templates and customization features. You can find a lot of dynamic and static templates within Leawo DVD Creator. However, Nero is not able to provide users with various menu templates and customized features.

4. DVD burning speed. In comparison, Leawo DVD Creator's burning speed is super-high which is 6 times higher than other burners, including Nero. Nero's burning speed is quite common especially there are many other applications working at the same time.


Part 4: Best DVD Player Software for Mac and Windows - Leawo Blu-ray Player

DVD discs can't only be played on the DVD player, but also they can be viewed on the computer. While, in order to play the DVD discs correctly and properly, you have to prepare a professional DVD player program which can easily open and play the discs. Talking about the best media player or DVD player, Leawo Blu-ray Player is the one that has to be included on the recommended list. As one of the best and powerful media player, Leawo Blu-ray Player is able to play all kinds of physical discs, including DVD, Blu-ray and CDs as well as various digital media files, including MKV, FLV, AVI, MP4, MOV and other more than 180 types of video formats with 100% original quality retained. With such a media player, you don't have to worry about any buffering or stuttering issues during the playback because this player has been inserted the most advanced video and audio technology. You could obtain the personalized settings according to your preference and all the settings could be done automatically.

Part 5: Conclusion

How to burn MKV files to DVD with Nero. By referring to the above tutorial, this problem can be easily and clearly settled down. In order to convert MKV to DVD using Nero, you only need to download this burning program and then insert the MKV files to it and then follow another additional step. However, Nero is not the only choice for you. Leawo DVD Creator is also quite professional and comprehensive in burning MKV files to DVD with various bonus features provided. You can take a try and then select the most appropriate burner based on your own requirements.