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Windows DVD Maker provides quick method to burn photos and videos to DVD. However, you will inevitably meet some bugs during video burning process. In the following, we will take a brief look at these problems caused by Windows DVD Maker. And to solve these problems, we give the top 5 Windows DVD Maker alternatives to convert videos to DVD on Windows 8.1/8/7/XP/Vista. Alternatively, if you are Mac users, DVD Creator for Mac can be your best choice.

Part 1: Bugs of Windows DVD Maker

If you have already got videos with subtitles at hand, it's pretty easy for you to convert it to DVD. With a DVD burner for Mac, how to burn DVD on Mac is no longer a problem. Download the DVD Creator for Mac from the download button below. It fully supports OS X 10.10, 10.9, 10.8 etc.

1. Windows DVD Maker not working

"when I started burning DVD on slow burning process, it burns for few minutes and after completing 99% it remained stuck and displayed an error, "cannot create DVD" and a warning that shows, "An error occurred when burning DVD."

Cause: burning with inappropriate media type option.

2. Can't play DVD in player

"My DVD can't play properly in some DVD players or DVD-ROM drives."

Cause: the disc type may not be compatible. The disc quality may be too low. Or DVD decoding software might not be installed on the computer.

3. The preview of DVD is not smooth

"Why doesn't the preview of my DVD play smoothly? Sometimes a preview may appear choppy or slow."

Cause: Files or media on your DVD is damaged, or your computer processor and video card is not capable of playing the media.

Part 2: Top 3 Windows DVD Maker alternatives

If you want to permanently solve these Windows DVD Maker problems, the best way for you is to find an alternative which performs better than Windows DVD Maker. In the following, we list the top 3.

1. CDBurnerXP

It is a free and easy-to-use CD/DVD burning program to burn CDs and DVDs, including Blu-Ray and HD-DVDs.

Key Features:


2. ImgBurn

ImgBurn is good DVD maker software for Windows 8.1/8/7/XP/Vista. It is a lightweight CD/DVD/HD DVD/Blu-ray burning application that everyone should have in their toolkit.



3. DVD Flick

DVD Flick aims to be a simple but at the same time powerful Windows DVD burner. It can take a number of video files stored on your computer and turn them into a DVD that will play back on your DVD player, Media Center or Home Cinema Set.



We hope the 3 Windows DVD alternative can be helpful for you. If you have no idea which videos to burn to DVD, you can check out the top 10 websites to watch horror movies. Or you can download other videos with the online video downloader.

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