Materials Needed: Computer, DV AVI file, DVD burning software, blank DVD
When you record a video with your DV (Digital Video) camera and then transfer it to your PC computer, the resulting file is usually stored as a DV AVI (Audio Video Interweave). AVI was first developed by Microsoft in the early 1990s and has since become a widespread video format. To convert this DV AVI to a DVD, you need DVD burning software. This software converts (called “transcoding”) the DV AVI to a file on the DVD that can be read and played on standard DVD players.