How to Burn Movie Torrents to DVD

by Kwabena Stefan

Many people use torrents to download full length movies off the Internet. You may want to take the movie file you have downloaded and put it onto a DVD to be able to play it on a television. You can do this with free downloadable software.

How to Burn Movie Torrents to DVD

1

Open Windows Media Player. If you simply want to burn the movie file onto a DVD for storage, you can do so with Windows Media Player. In the upper-right corner of Windows Media Player, click "Burn." On the right side you will see "Drag items here." Select and then drag your downloaded movie file into the list and click "Start Burn." If you want to burn your movie file so that it will play in a DVD player, begin at Step 2.

2

Open your web browser and download Sothink Movie DVD Maker (see Resources).

3

Run the setup file and install Sothink DVD Maker. Open Sothink DVD Maker.

4

Click "Add Files" and select the move file you downloaded. Sothink accepts WMV, MKV, AVI, DivX, Xvid, MPEG, MP4, 3gp, MOV, QT, RM, RMVB, H.264/AVC, M2TS, MTS, M2T and FLV formats.

5

Select the format and zoom type for your disc. A standard DVD is 4.7 GB. If you live in North America, select "NTSC" format. You can choose letterbox, pan and scan or stretch zoom. You can go to the "Advanced Settings" menu to select the bit rate, aspect ratio and audio channel of the DVD.

6

Customize your DVD menu. This includes the movie title, chapters, thumbnails and other information. You can choose to use a pre-made design or to have no menu from the templates section.

7

Check to make sure your downloaded video file is selected. Put in your empty DVD disc and click "Burn." Sothink will convert your file to DVD format and then burn it onto your DVD.

Tip

  • check Sothink accepts all major movie file formats. For a complete list, see Resources.

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About the Author

Based in Boston, Kwabena Stefan has been writing sports-related articles since 2009. His articles have appeared in the "New England Newspaper" and Press Association bulletin. He is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Northeastern University.

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