Xilisoft DVD Creator 7 is the latest iteration of this popular Mac OS DVD burning app. It is available from the App Store as well as numerous download sites. The full version of Xilisoft DVD Creator 7 costs $39.99 and installs easily.
Xilisoft DVD Creator 7 lets you create your own video DVDs complete with basic video editing, special effects, titles, and DVD menus. With support for most video formats (including AVI, MPEG, WMV, DivX and others), Xilisoft DVD Creator 7 can handle your video files from almost any video camera or operating system. Creating a DVD starts with laying out the video clips in the correct order with editing tools, then adding audio if you want it, as well as laying out the menu system from one of over 30 templates provided. You can add watermarks to your videos as well as create thumbnail video clips on the menus, which are all nice features. When it comes to burning the result, Xilisoft DVD Creator 7 can take advantage of multi-core CPUs (something some other burning tools don't do) and create a DVD in record time.
We used Xilisoft DVD Creator 7 to create several DVDs from travel videos, as well as a corporate product video, and it worked well. The templates provided give you enough variety that you can find something for most tastes. We had no issues with the stability of the product, and Xilisoft DVD Creator 7 was easy to learn. For most users, this will be all the DVD creation product you will need.
Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Xilisoft DVD Creator 188.8.131.5221219.
1.Create DVD movie, DVD folder or ISO file from AVI, MPEG, WMV, ASF, DV, DivX, XviD, VOB, 3GP, 3G2, MP4, YUV, H.264/AVC, M4V and suchlike video files.
2.Multithreading and multi-core processing supported. Super fast converting speed provided to burn DVD movie from multiform video files.
3.Convert video files to DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL, DVD-5 and DVD-9.
4.Erase the rewritable DVD disc content automatically to burn new content.
5.Create a stylish DVD menu with a menu template, and add your own background music/picture, menu topic and opening film to make DVD menu special.
6.Set any segment or frame in a video as the title miniature in DVD menu.
7.Add chapters automatically by setting interval; choose to skip menu to let the created DVD movie play directly but not display menu.
8.Pick out wanted video clips and merge them into one automatically for burning DVD movies.
9.Scissor out unwanted borders to reserve the elite, add artistic effects, and add picture or text watermark.
10.Add audio tracks and subtitles of different languages to the DVD movie and set their delay time if necessary.
11.Various video/audio settings to adjust: video/audio quality, bit rate, television standard, aspect ratio, resize mode, channel, sample rate, and so on.
12.Preview video files in the resizable built-in player and take snapshot anytime.
13.Choose burn target, write speed and burn copies.