I have been trying to turn an h264 file into a dvd copy, and the application 'burn' isn't working. Does anyone know how to create a dvd out of a premiere video? It's a short film-only eight minutes long.
You cannot make a dvd with Premiere Pro, there is no burn option. (or is this Premiere Elements?).
Only option is 3rd party authoring tool.
Mac or PC?
Cyberlink Power 2Go 13 can burn a DVD or Blu-ray discs. It only works on a PC. The H.264 video from Premiere can be burned to a DVD. The quality is as good as Blu-ray. However, it can only be played on a Blu-ray Player.
This would be a data disk?
Are you trying to make an actual DVD-Video disc that will play in a set top player, or a data disc that will be loaded ointo a computer to play the file?
The latter is simple. Get a copy of IMGBurn (PC only, but free) and it will do anything you need it to.
The first case is more difficult as DVD-Video needs to be correctly authored, and H264 is not DVD-Video compliant.
If you could please let us knbow exactly what your intended end result will be, and your system details (OS etc) we can get you running.