How to Play MP4 on DVD Player?

Q: “I have made an MP4 video with DVD Creator and need to get it to play on DVD Player. But why when I try to put the MP4 file on the DVD player, it says “the file is not supported yet.“ What should i do?”

MP4 is the hottest file extension and supported on most portable devices, TVs and media players. However, DVD players are not in the queue, DVD player can play these formats: DVD, CD, MPEG-2, Divx AVI, and VOB formats directly. In order to play MP4 on DVD player, the best solution is to convert MP4 to VOB or MPEG-2/ Divx AVI formats with a third party Video converter.

After multiple testing, Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate Windows | Mac works as good as swiss army knife. You can effortless to convert MP4 files to VOB or MPEG-2/ Divx AVI formats in fast speed and excellent quality. Besides, this all-in-one Video , Blu-ray/DVD covnerter can also help you rip any (protected) Blu-ray/ DVD discs to any decent format for playing on almost popular multimedia devices including iPhone, iPad , Android Phone or tablet, Samsung TV, Xbox, PS3/P4 etc.

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Guide: Convert MP4 to DVD Player compatible format with ease

Windows Version Brorsoft Video converter taken as example, Mac Version share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load MP4 files

Install and launch the Video Converter, simply click “Load Files” to load your MP4 files to the program.


Step 2. Choose output format

Click Format bar and choose DVD-Video Format- NTSC(*.vob) or DVD-Video Format- PAL(*.vob) as the output format.


Or go to Common Video list to pick up DivX AVI and MPEG-2 formats to your DVD player.


Step 3. Start conversion

With all settings, click the “Convert” button to convert MP4 files to VOB, DivX AVI or MPEG-2 formats

Once the conversion finished, simply burn the converted MP4 files to DVD just as you burn other video to DVD disc,

Now you’re able to play MP4 on DVD player without hassle.

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