How to Download and Burn YouTube Videos to DVD (4 Ways)

YouTube provides quite a convenient way for us to stream videos online - on portable devices such as our mobile phones and laptops. But when you need to move those high-quality 1080P, 4K, or even 8K YouTube movies to play on TVs with original quality and no network connection, it is still better for you to burn YouTube video to DVD.

So in today's article, the 4 easy ways will teach you on how to burn a YouTube video to DVD with very simple operations. If you also want to collect YouTube videos on a DVD disc and play them more conveniently, keep reading and select a method to try!


Method 1. Online YouTube downloader + YouTube to DVD Converter (Win&Mac)

We know that to burn videos to DVD, you need help from a DVD burner. But such a software only works to burn local video files to DVD for you, meaning that we should download YouTube videos as a common video or music files offline first.

To download YouTube videos offline, there are actually many online YouTube downloaders available to help. Take SSYouTube as an example, such an online downloader needs no cost to process YouTube video downloads even without software installation required. It will only ask you to paste a video URL, then the downloader will convert the video and provides different download options (with optional quality and formats) to let you save it as a common media file offline.

Step 1. Go to YouTube and find the YouTube video you want to burn YouTube video to DVD. Then copy its URL.

Step 2. Paste the YouTube video URL to the search bar on SSYouTube and click the "Download" button to convert it.

Online Video Downloader Download YouTube Videos

Step 3. When the output options are provided, choose the format and quality you need and click "Download" to save the YouTube video as a common video file.

When you get the downloaded YouTube videos, now you can use a YouTube to DVD converter to burn YouTube videos to DVD immediately. To process this, VideoByte DVD Creator offers professional help, which can keep high quality and help users burn YouTube videos of 720P, 1070P, 4K, 8K, and even 3D videos saved in different formats to the most DVD/Blu-ray disc types or even ISO images easily.

Also providing an in-built video editor, this best DVD creator software allows you to adjust YouTube videos like their brightness, saturation, contrast, hue, etc or import as well as edit audio tracks and subtitles for them before burning. There also provides a menu creator to let you customize DVD menu and make a theme for the YouTube DVD disc if you need! This powerful YouTube to DVD converter can help you burn YouTube video to DVD easily with all advanced functions provided!

Key Features:

  • Supports burning YouTube videos downloaded in different formats such as MOV, AVI, MP4, and more to DVD and in high quality losslessly
  • Burns YouTube video to DVD discs of all popular types without limitations
  • Offers an in-built editor to adjust YouTube videos before burning
  • Provides a menu creator to edit DVD disc theme just by clicks
  • Supports rapid speed to burn YouTube videos to DVD without wasting much of your time

Now, you can also learn how to burn a YouTube video to a DVD using VideoByte DVD Creator just by several easy steps.

Step 1. Import YouTube video

When you've downloaded YouTube videos to MP4 or other digital formats, you can download and launch VideoByte DVD Creator. On the main interface, click "Add Media Files" icon at the middle interface upper-left corner to import YouTube videos to the program.

Add Media Files

Step 2. Edit YouTube video
If you would like to add some special effects to videos, find a "Magic Stick" icon at the right side of each video, then click on it to edit the video including rotating, cropping, trimming, adjusting the brightness, adding filter and watermark. If you aren't satisfied with the edited video, you can click "Restore" icon on the bottom to reedit. After finishing editing, click "Apply" icon on the bottom.

Besides, you can change basic parameters of DVD disc such as Disc type, aspect ratio and video quality by selecting the parameters in the bottom of main interface and click "subtitles" option next to "Magic Stick" to add and enter subtitles if you like.
Add Edit Subtitle

Step 3. Customize DVD Menu for YouTube Videos

Press "Next" icon at the bottom right corner to edit your DVD menu. At the left side, you can see menu templates in various style such as holiday, wedding, family, travel, and so on, just select one as your menu. You can also change the title subject as you like. In addition, you can add background music & opening film to your video and change the background at the bottom.

Menu Template

Step 4. Start burning YouTube Video to DVD

Insert a blank DVD disc into DVD-ROM before start burning, then click on "Next" icon at the bottom right corner. You can save output folder in DVD or DVD ISO file. Besides, you can set TV standard and playback mode as you like. When all of these are settled, you can click "Start" in the lower right corner to burn YouTube video to DVD.

Burning DVD
To have a much clearer idea on how to burn a YouTube video to DVD disc, this video tutorial can also help:

Method 2. Third-party YouTube downloader + YouTube to DVD Converter (Win&Mac)

As mentioned, downloading YouTube videos offline can be the first step to burn YouTube video to DVD. However, many of you may discover that online YouTube downloaders can't keep original quality for the videos, making the video playback on larger screens after burning to DVD less enjoyable.

So if you want to download YouTube videos without any quality loss but keep them in original quality such as 1080P, 4K, and even 8K as the sources, VideoHunter YouTube Downloader is the best tool to help. The software offers efficient download service, which even allows you to batch convert and download YouTube playlists as well as channels at once. More importantly, it won't compress the video quality but just keep them in their original settings for you.

Here you can see how to download YouTube videos using VideoHunter YouTube Downloader to prepare the videos to burn YouTube video to DVD later using VideoByte DVD Creator.

Step 1. After installing VideoHunter YouTube Downloader on your computer, open the software and create a VideoHunter account to sign in.

YouTube Downloader

Step 2. Now, you can go to YouTube and copy the URL of the YouTube video or playlist you want to download and burn onto a DVD disc. Paste the URL to VideoHunter YouTube Downloader and click "Analyze" to convert it immediately.

Step 3. When the output choosing window pops up, just select the videos (if you are converting a YouTube playlist) and also the format as well as quality for them. Click "Download" and VideoHunter YouTube Downloader will download them as common video files for you at a quick speed.

Download YouTube Videos in Videobyte
Once getting the downloaded YouTube videos, you only need to open VideoByte DVD Creator and then follow the same steps introduced in "Method 1" to burn YouTube video to DVD.

Method 3. Online YouTube downloader + Windows Media Player (Windows)

For Windows users, a free and convenient way for you to burn YouTube video to DVD can be using Windows Media Player.

Because this software is a default media player embedded on Windows systems, many of you would neglect its burning function. But actually, when you get YouTube videos downloaded as common video files, Windows Media Player can help you easily burn them to DVD even without installing third-party YouTube to DVD converters anymore!

Now, you can also read the tutorial of Windows Media Player and see how to burn video from YouTube to DVD with the help of this default media player on Windows.

Windows Media Player Burn YouTube to DVD

Step 1. Open Windows Media Player on your Windows computer and also insert the blank DVD disc to prepare. When you get the YouTube videos downloaded offline, drag and import them to the interface of the software as well.

Step 2. On the right side on the menu bar, you will see the "Burn" option. To burn YouTube video to DVD, you need to select this function and add the videos to this "Section" from your Windows Media Player library.

Step 3. When the videos are added now, click the "Setting" icon in the burning list and choose "Data CD or DVD" as the burning option.

Step 4. Finally, just click the "Start Burn" button and Windows Media Player will help burn YouTube video to DVD disc for YouTube immediately.

Method 4. Online YouTube downloader + Burn App (Mac)

Like Windows Media Player for Windows, Mac users can also find a free in-built app to directly burn the downloaded YouTube videos to DVD just by several clicks, which is Burn App. This software also won't ask you to install any other bundled apps or extensions, and doesn't need to pay for any cost at all. You only need to get the YouTube videos downloaded as common media files offline using any online YouTube downloader, then Burn App and help you burn YouTube video to DVD easily. The following are the steps you can follow.

Burn App Burn YouTube to DVD

Step 1. Firstly, you should insert a blank DVD disc to your Mac computer.

Step 2. Open Burn App and select the "Video" tab. By choosing "DVD-Video" mode and type the disc name, you can choose your inserted blank DVD to get ready to burn YouTube video to DVD.

Tip: If the DVD disc is not blanked or has been erased, you can't select it to burn YouTube videos.

Step 3. Now, you can directly drag the downloaded YouTube videos to Burn App. It is noted that Burn App only supports MPG format, so just make sure the YouTube videos you downloaded just now are saved in this format.

Step 4. After importing all YouTube videos, simply by clicking the "Burn" button and Burn App will help burn YouTube video to DVD for you.

FAQs about Converting YouTube to DVD

Is it legal to burn YouTube videos to DVD?

If you are downloading the copyright-free videos from YouTube and burn them to DVDs for personal use, it is absolutely legal. But when you download the resources without gaining permission from the original authors and use them for any commercial purposes, which lead to actual loss of the content creators, you will be accused of breaking the copyright laws.

How can I download a video to a DVD?

As mentioned, you will need to use an online video downloader to save the videos you like as common media files first, and then use a professional YouTube to DVD converter like VideoByte DVD Creator to burn them onto the disc. At present, there have no direct ways available for you to download a video to a DVD from streaming platforms.

In Conclusion

To burn YouTube video to DVD disc, two important steps are needed - download YouTube videos offline first, and then burn YouTube video to DVD with the best DVD burning software, VideoByte DVD Creator. Free apps such as Windows Media Player for Windows and Burn App for Mac are both workable to help (even though they have certain limitations). Now, just select the most convenient method to burn YouTube video to DVD for yourself to better enjoy them offline on more devices!