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How to Import MPEG to iDVD for Burning Successfully?

Step by Step Guide Introduces How to Import MPEG-1/MPEG-2 to iDVD for Burning MPG in iDVD successfully.

August 2nd, 2011 by Bigasoft Support

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iDVD makes creating your own DVD easier, faster and more customizable. However, there is limitation in the input video format that can work with iDVD. If you try to import MPEG to iDVD, it often ends in fail. This article is just aims to solve how to import all kinds of MPG/MPEG-1/MPEG-2 to iDVD for burning MPG with iDVD successfully.

Why we often Fail to Import MPEG to iDVD?

According to Apple official website, iDVD does works with MPEG-1 SD, MPEG-2 SD. However, if your MPEG files are not SD, or they are muxed (multiplexed) MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 video, iDVD will refuse to import.

How to Import MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 to iDVD successfully?

In order to successfully add MPEG files to iDVD, we have to convert them to iDVD supported video format.

Just try Bigasoft Total Video Converter for Mac which can recode and convert AVI to iDVD supported MOV format which is encoded with MPEG-4 or H.264.

The following will take converting and importing MPEG-2 to iDVD as an example.

Preparation: Run Bigasoft Total Video Converter

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Free download Bigasoft Total Video Converter for Mac, install and run it, the following interface will pop up.

MPEG to iDVD Conversion Software

Step 1 Add MPEG-2 video file

Press "Add File" button to import MPEG-2 Video file. Or you can also drag your MPEG2 file directly to the main interface of Bigasoft Total Video Converter.

Detailed guide on how to convert MPEG-2 to iDVD supported format

Step 2 Set iDVD supported MOV format

Click the drop-down button on the right side of the "Profile" to select iDVD compatible MOV format like MOV - QuickTime(*.mov) from "General Video" Category.

Step 3 Convert MPEG-2 to iDVD supported MOV

Click "Convert" button to finish converting MPEG-2 to iDVD supported MOV video format

Step 4 Import MPEG2 to iDVD

Open iDVD, choose Create a New Project to create a project, and then pick a theme, and finally choose File > Import > Video..., to import the converted MPG in iDVD.

How to import MPEG-2 to iDVD

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