How to Transfer MKV to iDVD on Mac?

iDVD is able to premiere movies and photo slideshows on a professionals quality DVD with animated menus, buttons, scene selection and more. While you trying to move files into iDVD to burn them to a DVD, you may noticed that some files just cannot import to iDVD, for instance MKV files. This post will focused on how to convert MKV to iDVD compatible format.

First of all, it is necessary to figure out what kind of video formats iDVD supports. Here is some information from Apple official site for your reference:

Video formats that work with iDVD:

-Most video files supported by QuickTime. (You can’t add these files to iDVD: QuickTime VR, MPEG-1 or MPEG-2, Flash, streaming or encrypted movies, or QuickTime spanned movies.)

-16:9 widescreen formats

-Any format from iMovie: DV, high-definition video (HDV), MPEG-2 SD, MPEG-2 SD, MPEG-4 SD, MPEG-4 HD, and AVCHD

Right here, will show you how to convert MKV files to iDVD accepted QuickTime MOV video.

Application will be used: Mac MKV Converter

1-Add MKV files to converter

Clickbutton in the primary interface to add files, or directly drag and drop video file to the converter. Or click “File” in top menu to add video folder. Batch conversions are supported.

2-Set MOV as output format

Clickto set profile for output files. Choose “MOV” in “Common Video”.

For more detailed settings, please click img4. There are some general settings regarding video/audio, like video codec, Quality, Video size, bit rate, channels and the like.

3- Video editing

It is optional to redact video effects: trim, crop, rotation, effect and watermark.


Finish necessary settings, clickto start converting MKV to iDVD on Mac OS. With Mac MKV converter, it is easy to convert MKV files to iDVD for creating DVD files.

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