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How to burn AVCHD Lite to DVD on Mac OS X?

AVCHD-Lite, which is a subset of the AVCHD format popularized by hard disk camcorders from Sony, Panasonic, and Canon, uses h.264 video coupled with AAC audio for recording movies. AVCHD Lite video is currently used by Panasonic DMC-ZS3, Panasonic DMC-FZ3, Sony, Cannon AVCHD Lite Camcorder, etc.
The main differences between AVCHD Lite and the regular AVCHD: a maximum resolution of 1280 x 720p in AVCHD Lite compared to 1920 x 1080p in regular AVCHD and a less-intensive compression method - both of which make the format more suitable for less powerful camera hardware.
What you need to burn AVCHD Lite to DVD on Mac OS X?
Neither of AVCHD and AVCHD Lite video is directly supported by iMovie or iDVD on Mac OS(10.6.3 Snow Leopard included) if you want to burn AVCHD Lite to DVD. There are 3rd-party solutions that work with varying degrees of success in allowing you to work with AVCHD Lite video on Mac, like Daniusoft DVD Creator for Mac . It is DVD Burner that can convert AVCHD Lite video to DVD. With it, you can add DVD menu, edit videos and pictures, add transitions and effect, etc.

Below is the step by step guide on how to burn AVCHD to DVD on Mac OS X
Step 1. Load files Just click “+” button to import AVCHD Lite files to this program or simply drag and drop them to it. And rearrange the file list by using the up-down arrows.
Tips: You can freely drag and drop the thumbnail to merge or split the video files.
Step 2. Edit files (Optional) To personalize your DVD files, you can edit the video files by clicking “Edit” button. For video files, you can crop the frame size, trim into several clips, append effects, add picture/text watermark and rotate.
Step 3. Create DVD Menu (Optional) This Mac DVD Creator also allows you to create your own DVD menu with rich selections of DVD menu template. Simply click “Menu” button to select one and set the “Frame”, “Button” and “Text” to customize your DVD menu.
Step 4. Start to burn After all necessary settings, you need to insert a blank or rewritable disc to your Mac if you want to burn video files on DVD disc. Or you can simply convert the videos to DVD folder, .dvdmedia or ISO file on your Mac for later burning.
That is it! Within several clicks, you can burn AVCHD lite to DVD easily. So, why not download Daniusoft DVD Creator for Mac for a try?

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