The arrival of the 24MP D7100 comes two-and-a-half years after the announcement of its predecessor the D7000, and it’s a pretty serious upgrade. Nikon D7100 24.1MP DX-Format CMOS Digital SLR breathtaking Full 1080p HD 60i/30p H.264/MPEG-4 MOV Movies, and this MOV video format came from Nikon D7100 is a long GOP format that is highly compressed, it is not a good editing format.
After use Nikon D7100 shooting 1920×1080 resolution Full HD 60i/30p H.264/MPEG-4 MOV videos for your important moments, you may realize that a conversion program is need to burn Nikon D7100 Full HD 1080P MOV to a DVD. There are many free burning applications, but it is frustrated for Mac users because most of them can only work on Windows platform. And for mac way to write dvd the basic one is iDVD on Mac.
As well all know, the 1080 60i/30p H.264/MPEG-4 .mov video files extension recorded by Nikon D7100 are not allowed to be burned to a black DVD directly. So you have to transcode Nikon D7100 60i/30p mov files to DVD burnable video formats. As for DVD burnable formats, AVI and MPEG-2 are both OK. But to keep its original HD quality, MOV format with H.264 video codec is the recommended converted video format.
Here is the quick step-by-step guide for you to convert Nikon 1920*1080 HD 60i/30p MOV videos to H.264 MOV for Mac iDVD to burn and author DVD for play on DVD Media Player.
Step 1: Load Nikon D7100 MOV video files into Nikon Video Converter for Mac.
Specify the right video files and drag .mov video file into Nikon Video Converter for Mac and another way to import video files is clicking “Add” button.
Hints: Batch video files are allowed to be imported,therefore joining several video files into big one is supported by ticking the checkbox of “Merge into one file” under the preview window.
Step 2. Choose H.264 MOV for iDVD with 1920*1080 size with 60i/30p.
Click the “Format” option and choose HD Video > H.264 HD Video(*.mov) as output format. The Mac Nikon video converter will convert Nikon D7100 Full HD 1080P MOV to HD MOV with H.264 MOV as video codec. Click the “Settings” button and choose 1920*1080 from the video size drop-down box to keep the original HD resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio. Click the drop-down box for frame rate, and you can choose 60i/30p .
Step 3: Edit Nikon D7100 video files.(Optional)
Click the big button “Editor” and another interface comes out for you to perfect video files. As it shows, some editing options are provided, and there you are free to crop unwanted video parts, trim video lenghth and add interesting video to original one.
For trimming and cutting video, you can use the slide bars under the timeline, or go to the Trim tab to enter exact start time and end time, or even click the Set-in and Set-out button when the video is playing. For cropping video, just go to the crop tab and choose the image area you want to keep.
Step 4: Start this Nikon D7100 video to H.264 MOV conversion.
Click the button “Convert”, this conversion will begin immediately. And after a few minutes, H.264 MOV files are ready for you to burn DVD.
Step 5. Burn MOV to DVD with iDVD.
When the conversion is done, run iDVD to create a project and load the .mov videos to the iDVD project. The SuperDrive on iMac/MacBook Pro/MacBook Air or Mac Pro works with DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/ CD-RW. Thus, you can insert a blank DVD-R to the Apple bundled DVD drive, and click the “Burn” button on the bottom of the iDVD to start burning videos to DVD.
After the videos are burn into DVD, you can play the DVD disc on DVD player and enjoy on TV, or send the DVD to your friends or relatives.
Tips:If you want to make vro to dvd on windows with Window DVD Maker or Nero,you can choose Windows Nikon Video Converter.