5 Best Free MKV to DVD Burner Software to Burn MKV Video to DVD Disc

Summary:

    Need to convert and burn MKV movies to playable DVD disc? Need to preserve multiple subtitles and audio tracks from source MKV movies in output DVD disc? Here you will get several free MKV to DVD burner software tools, and learn the best solution to burn MKV movies to DVD disc with multiple subtitles and audio tracks.

Nowadays, people are more willing to burn MKV to DVD disc for preserving and sharing conveniently. If they want to burn MKV to DVD disc, they need practical and reliable software to achieve it. Therefore, I choose 5 best free MKV to DVD burner software which could burn MKV video to DVD disc. They could easily burn video to DVD by using any of them. And I will make a table to show the advantages and disadvantages of them for them to decide.

Part 1: 5 best free MKV to DVD burner software

As long as you get a writable DVD disc, you could directly copy and paste your MKV movies to DVD disc, and then open and play the MKV files on your computer with professional media players to play back the MKV files on your computer. However, it should be noted that DVD discs created in this way are data DVD discs and only plays on computer. It's not a playable DVD disc for direct playback on standalone DVD player. DVD disc in such case actually works like a USB drive that stores your MKV movies. To get playable DVD disc, you need to author MKV movies to DVD disc with a MKV to DVD burning software tool. That's why you are here and that's the value of this post. In the below we will introduce you with several MKV to DVD burner software tools, some of which are even free to use.

 

No.1 MKV to DVD Burner - Yuhan DVD Creator

Yuhan DVD Creator

Yuhan DVD Creator offers you most comprehensive and practical DVD authoring solutions as the top choice of best MKV to DVD burner software. With Yuhan DVD Creator, you could:

  • Easily convert and burn videos to DVD-9/DVD-5 disc, like MKV to DVD, MP4 to DVD, AVI to DVD, MOV to DVD, etc.
  • Convert photos to DVD photo slideshow with support of various photo formats.
  • Burn music to DVD directly like MP3 to DVD, FLAC to DVD, AAC to DVD, etc.
  • Edit videos and generated photo slideshows like trimming, adding background music, inserting chapters, etc.
  • Select multiple subtitles and audio tracks for DVD burning, or even add external subtitles.
  • Add disc menu from multiple preset templates to get quick disc menu setting.
  • Customize disc menu to make it a real disc menu: add background music/image/video, change text contents and parameters, set skip menu and highlight color, set first play clip, edit every disc menu layer, etc.

 

Yuhan DVD Creator is not a free MKV to DVD burner, but it offers free trial version, which allows you to burn the first 5-minute content of your MKV files to DVD disc, folder, and/or ISO image file. Therefore you could firstly experience all its features in the free trial version before making an purchase decision.

No.2 MKV to DVD Burner - Any Video Converter

Any Video Converter

Any Video Converter is free software which could convert video and online video formats to some of the most common video formats including DVD video. But it only available for Windows. It supports the most popular formats like MKV, MOV, WMV, MPEG, etc. So that it could burn MKV video to DVD disc. However, it does not support the function of editing, such as trimming, cropping, adding watermark and so on. It offers eight preset disc menu templates but does not support customized menu. It is inconvenient for people who want to customize their personal menu. Besides that, they could only choose subtitles and they could not add subtitles. They could not choose audio tracks neither. It’s totally free but only achieves basic functions.

No.3 MKV to DVD Burner - Wondershare DVD Creator

Wondershare DVD Creator

Wondershare DVD Creator is professional software which could burn MKV video to DVD disc. It supports more than 150 formats like MKV, MP4, AVI, VOB, WMV, etc. And it could burn videos to all popular disc types, like DVD5 and DVD9, BD-25, BD-50, BD-100. What’s more, it allows users to personalize video with a built-in video editor, including cropping, trimming, adding watermark and adjusting effect those basic editing features. However, users could not apply 3D effect and create chapter by using it. It allows users to choose and add subtitles. And even they could customize the subtitle style in color, font, size, and more to make your DVD. They can also add audio tracks to videos, edit the audio, and burn these videos with background music to DVD. It offers uses more than 40 preset disc menu templates and they could customize their personal menu by adding background music and background image. It’s available for Windows and Mac. Wondershare DVD Creator has two versions - free trial version and premium version. Premium version is $55.95 for lifetime and they could only use it in one computer. And there is a family license - $89.95 for 2-5 computers for lifetime. Free trial version has several limitations. For example, there is a watermark added and only 3 DVD templates are available for free.

No.4 MKV to DVD Burner - WinX DVD Author

WinX DVD Author

WinX DVD Author is one of the best free DVD authoring software that empowers even a novice to burn MKV, MP4, AVI, VOB, MOV and other videos to DVD disc easily. It can make home DVD with personalized DVD menu, subtitle, and other elements. Users could add subtitles and change the size of subtitles. It provides four disc menu templates and allows users to customize the menu by adding background music and adding DVD chapter menu. However, it does not support the editing of videos. But it’s totally free and it’s only available for Windows.

No.5 MKV to DVD Burner - DVDStyler

DVDStyler

DVDStyler is a cross-platform free DVD authoring application for the creation of professional-looking DVDs. It allows not only burning of video files on DVD that can be played practically on any standalone DVD player, but also creation of individually designed DVD menus. As a result, it a good tool to burn MKV video to DVD disc. It offers 42 background images of menu and users could change the video’s button. But they cannot edit videos and add subtitles. It’s totally free burner software but lacks of editing function and other practical functions.

 

Part 2: Comparison of 5 free MKV to DVD burners

To show you the advantages and disadvantages of those 5 MKV to DVD burners more intuitively, we have made a comparison table below. You could get even more details about every DVD authoring software listed above and learn their advantages and disadvantages.

Add external subtitlesMultiple×Only one××
Features Yuhan Any Video Converter Wondershare WinX DVDStlyer
Price Free trial verion, $39.95 for lifetime free Free trial version, $55.95 for lifetime one pc/$89.95 2-5 pcs free free
Supported input video formats 180+ 100+ 150+ 100+ 100+
Burn photo to DVD × × ×
Burn audio to DVD × × × ×
Add disc menu
Add background music for disc menu ×
Add background video for disc menu × × × ×
Add background photo for disc menu × × × ×
Set skip menu, highlight color, first play, etc. × × × ×
Display menu in chapter or title mode × × × ×
Display menu in chapter or file mode × × × ×
Customize each disc menu layer × × × ×
Trim video × × ×
Insert Chapter × × × ×
Retain multiple subtitles and audio tracks Only one Only one Only one Only one
Retain HDR video effect × × × ×
Burn iPhone HDR video and HEIC photos to DVD × × × ×

Compared with other free MKV to DVD burners, Yuhan DVD Creator provides more powerful and practical functions. Its disc menu customization features are currently uncomparable. You could customize your disc menu and create your own disc menu with your favorite music, image or video, in the way you like.

Part 3: How to burn MKV video to DVD disc with Yuhan DVD Creator?

Burning MKV to DVD disc, folder or ISO image file is not difficult once you get the right MKV to DVD converter software. The below guide will show you detailed steps on how to burn MKV movies to DVD with menu by using Yuhan DVD Creator. Firstly, download and install Yuhan DVD Creator on your computer. Download the right version according to your computer system.

Step 1. Add source MKV video files

Add video

Start the Yuhan Blu-ray DVD Creator. Open the "DVD" tab, and then click the "Add Video" button to browse and load source MKV files from your computer. After loading source MKV videos, you could select subtitles and audio tracks, add external subtitles, choose output DVD type (DVD-5 or DVD-9), aspect ratio, and PAL or NTSC DVD type.

 

Note: Yuhan DVD Creator allows multiple subtitles and audio tracks for output, which is not available in most other DVD authoring software programs.

Step 2: Choose or design disc menu

Design disc menu

Just click the "Select Menu" button to enter the disc menu selecting and editing panel, where you could select a preset disc menu template from 20+ preset disc menu templates. If you want to edit disc menu, you could directly to it on the preview windows. Yuhan DVD Creator allows you to add background music/photo/video, customize background music/photo/video, edit every disc menu layer, make some basic disc menu settings, adjust title content and position, change text color, etc. Just do what you like to create your own disc menu. You could get more detailed guide on how to edit disc menu by visiting Yuhan DVD Creator User Guide.

Step 3. Edit Videos (Optional)

Edit video

Yuhan DVD Creator offers you practical editing features to let you to trim video length, adjust volume zoom, insert chapters, specify audio and subtitle, etc. Just click the edit icon in each loaded title to enter the "Video Setting" panel to edit videos.

Step 4. More burning settings

Program settings

Before burning, you could open the Settings menu on the top-right corner of the program to complete some basic burning settings for easier MKV to DVD burning. You could set burning settings upon video, audio, subtitle, etc. These settings could improve the DVD authoring speed and shorten the burning time.

Burn video settings

Afterwards, click the red "Start" button to call out the burning settings panel to complete more burning settings. On the pop-up window, you could set output DVD content type (folder, ISO image file or Blu-ray disc), name the output DVD, choose burner, video decoder and video encoder, and then set a workplace to save output file. Finally, click the bottom "Start" button to start burning MKV to DVD disc, folder and/or ISO image file within Yuhan DVD Creator.

 

Note: Make sure you have inserted a writable DVD disc into the disc drive that's connected to your computer if you want to burn MKV video to DVD disc.