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which file types does Windows DVD maker works for?

    Question

  • The DVD Maker is a very nice tool.It's easy to use.

    but does it support only .WMV format videos?

    i want to write some .flv videos.what can i do for this?

    is there any option i can change the file type in DVD maker or do I have to conver it to .WMV format?

    hope for a favourable reply.thanks.

    cheers!!! 

    Saturday, June 19, 2010 4:46 AM

Answers

  • Hi,

    The types of files which can be burned with Windows DVD Maker is as below:

    •Video files: '.asf', '.avi', '.dvr-ms', '.m1v', '.mp2', '.mp2v', '.mpe', '.mpeg', '.mpg', '.mpv2', '.wm', and '.wmv'.
    •Audio files: '.aif', '.aifc', '.aiff', '.asf', '.au', '.mp2', '.mp3', '.mpa', '.snd', '.wav', and '.wma'.
    •Picture files: '.bmp', '.dib', '.emf', '.gif', '.jfif', '.jpe', '.jpeg', '.jpg', '.png', '.tif', '.tiff', and '.wmf'.

    Regarding media on which these types of files can be burned, Windows DVD Maker supports writing on: DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW and DVD-ROM as long as your DVD Writer unit supports them.

    For the detaild steps and information, please refer to:

    http://www.7tutorials.com/how-burn-dvds-windows-dvd-maker

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Burn-a-DVD-Video-disc-with-Windows-DVD-Maker

    Hope it helps.


    Vivian Xing - MSFT
    • Marked as answer by srini87 Monday, June 21, 2010 3:12 PM
    Monday, June 21, 2010 7:20 AM

All replies

  • Hi,

    The types of files which can be burned with Windows DVD Maker is as below:

    •Video files: '.asf', '.avi', '.dvr-ms', '.m1v', '.mp2', '.mp2v', '.mpe', '.mpeg', '.mpg', '.mpv2', '.wm', and '.wmv'.
    •Audio files: '.aif', '.aifc', '.aiff', '.asf', '.au', '.mp2', '.mp3', '.mpa', '.snd', '.wav', and '.wma'.
    •Picture files: '.bmp', '.dib', '.emf', '.gif', '.jfif', '.jpe', '.jpeg', '.jpg', '.png', '.tif', '.tiff', and '.wmf'.

    Regarding media on which these types of files can be burned, Windows DVD Maker supports writing on: DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW and DVD-ROM as long as your DVD Writer unit supports them.

    For the detaild steps and information, please refer to:

    http://www.7tutorials.com/how-burn-dvds-windows-dvd-maker

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Burn-a-DVD-Video-disc-with-Windows-DVD-Maker

    Hope it helps.


    Vivian Xing - MSFT
    • Marked as answer by srini87 Monday, June 21, 2010 3:12 PM
    Monday, June 21, 2010 7:20 AM
  • Successfully used a free download of Freemake Video Converter to convert my '.mp4' files that were created in Power Point 2007.  Converted them to '.avi' so that they could be read by Windows DVD maker.
    Thursday, June 20, 2013 8:42 PM