BD Burning
How to Burn MP4 to Blu-ray disc(BD)?
January 29, 2016

Need to Burn 3D MP4 to Blu-ray or DVD on iMac?

What is the best way to burn mp4 file containing 3D movie to Blu-ray or DVD disc to be played in my home theater without any loss of quality?

The detail is that I have an external Blu-ray drive (SAMSUNG TSST SE-506CB/RSWD 6X) USB connected to a 27″ iMac so I was just wondering is there any way to play and burn bluray discs on my iMac which is running OS X 10.10 Yosemite.

The fact is that there’re many choices for Windows users to create Blu-ray discs through an external BD drive. But for Mac users, it could be a hard work for you to burn MP4 to Blu-ray disc for backup or playback. Don’t worry! This page will show you a practical Mac Blu-ray burner program that can convert and videos in MP4 format to Blu-ray disc within several easy steps.

MP4 to Blu-ray Burner

.mp4 to blu-ray burner

Blu-ray Burner Mac (for Mac) or Blu-ray Burner (For Windows) is a top-rated bluray burning software by TopTenReviews. It support burn Blu-ray/DVD discs from MP4 and all videos in formats like AVI, WMV, MKV, MOV, M2TS, MTS, and more without quality loss. To make your bluray movie more professional, you can customize your Blu-ray disc menu from embedded menu templates freely.

This Blu-ray burner can also create 3D blu-ray movie out of plain 2D or 3D videos. So if your MP4 video contains 3D effect, don’t worry to lose it. What’s more, other video editing features are provided by options of Crop, Trim, Rotate, Watermark, Effect and more.

The Mac version of Blu-ray burner fully supports Mac OS X 10.6 – Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite.

How to convert and burn MP4 video to Blu ray disc(BD) or HD DVDs:

Before burning MP4 movie to Blu ray disc(BD) or AVCHD DVD, you should prepare the following stuff:

  1. Free download the Blu-ray Burner software from the above download link, install and launch it on your PC/Mac.
  2. A blank writable Blu-ray disc: BD-25, BD-50
  3. A third-party External Blu-ray Drive if your computer does not have one.)

Step 1. Import MP4 video files

Click on "Add Video" icon to load MP4 files for burning. Or you can just directly drag & drop the MP4 video files into the processing interface.

add .mp4 files

Step 2. Target settings for Blu-ray burning

Click on the main menu to carry out the Burning Setting Panel, where you can make necessary bluray burning setting.

  • Conversion: Choose priority native code or not.
  • Performance: Select the burning engine(like starburn) and video mode.
  • Connection: Set the the proxy and the frequency of automatic update.
  • Others: Add external subtitle, choose encoding, choose thumbnail(screenshot) location and format.

subtitle settings

Step 3. Customize Blu-ray disc menu

Select a menu template by clicking on the right side of the MP4 Blu-ray burner. You can download more menu templates online and design your own by employing self-defined Themes, Background, Button, Caption and more.

design disc menu

Step 4. Set 3D MP4 video effect

Right click on the .mp4 video and pick up Media Edit selection to enter into video editing window. From the video editing options, you can trim your video to any segment you want; add text or image watermark to make your bluray movie as your unique; Crop to remove the unwanted part; Adjust video effect parameters to get artist video effect.

If you want to gain vivid 3D Blu-ray video effect, you can select a 3D setting mode from Red/Cyan, Red/Green, Red/Blue, Blue/Yellow. Then adjust the 3D Depth from -50 to +50 to meet with your exact requirement.

3D effect setting

Step 5. Burning MP4 to Blu-ray on Mac OS

Select MP4 files you want to convert, hit on "Burn Now" button to start burning MP4 video to Blu-ray disc. After the conversion, the program will pop up a window to remind you to insert Blu ray disc, just insert a blank Blu ray disc into the driver.

burning MOV to Blu-ray

How long time the burning process will take depends on the length of your source video file as well as the file size. After burning your favorite MP4/HD MP4 videos to Blu ray disc, you can enjoy them by your new Blu ray player.

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