If you are a 4K media buff, you must have heard of a 4K Blu-ray burner. Do you anticipate burning 4K UHD Blu-rays from Ultra HD videos to be played on your standard home 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player, professional 4K media player software, or 4K Ultra HD TV? However, looking around, you might find professional 4K Blu-ray burner is rare due to its high cost. Anyway, you can burn your own 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray movies and play them on cheap 4K player software like DVDFab Player 6. Thus, you might as well read this post to have a better understanding of the 4K Blu ray burners.

1. Can You Burn 4K to Blu ray?

Normally, if you have lots of 4K resolution video clips or 4K movies, you can burn 4K to Blu-ray for better playback on a standard 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player. After all, everyone yearns for watching 4K Blu-ray movies with families on a grand home theater system at weekends. Meanwhile, burning 4K to Blu-ray helps you store 4K videos or movies for a longer time. Therefore, you need to resort to 4K Blu ray burner such as professional 4K Blu-ray authoring software, 4K Blu-ray copy program, 4K UHD Blu-ray external drive, and 4K UHD Blu-ray internal burner drive, which function as 4K Blu-ray burner to write 4K data for personal use. With 4K UHD discs, you can enjoy stunning 4K content on the 4K home theater system.

2. Common Types of 4K Blu ray Burner

Technically, for one thing, a 4K Blu-ray Burner refers to 4K Blu-ray authoring software or 4K Blu-ray copy program that can burn 4K Ultra HD videos into a blank 4K Blu-ray disc or copy 4K Blu-ray to a blank 4K Blu-ray disc for better playback or backups. For another, a 4K Blu-ray burner might involve external 4K Blu ray drive or internal Ultra HD Blu-ray drive that helps users write 4K data into a hard drive on the computer or save data information.

Warm tips: if you choose to write 4K digital data into blank UHD Blu ray drive, then you shall ensure the quality of 4K Blu ray optical drive. The higher the quality, the faster the writing speed will be.

Now let's dive into the common types of 4K Blu ray burner.

4K Blu-ray Burner Software

Typical examples of 4K Blu-ray burner software are DVDFab UHD Copy and DVDFab UHD Creator. These two programs are developed by DVDFab as the world’s best 4K UHD solutions favored by 4K home theater lovers. Detailed information on these 4K Blu-ray burner programs will be discussed later.

External 4K Blu-ray Drive

As for the best external 4K Blu-ray burner, Pioneer 4K UHD Blu-ray Burner outranks similar products. This external 4K Blu ray burner (with BDR-211UBK model) is a nice solution to building system and editing video with fast writing speed and wide bland media support, whose BD-R writing speed reaches up to 16X able to read/write sing and dual-layer BD-R discs, DVD and CD format. Besides, this 4K Blu-ray burner for PC works as a Quickplay that enables movie discs to be ready faster, and Auto Quiet mode to fit in with optimal speed, and Peak Power Reducer to suppress power consumption at peak operation.

  • Faster burning speed up to 16x2 on BD-R single-layer discs, 14x on BD-R DL discs and 8x writing on BD-R triple-layer discs
  • Support Ultra HD Blu-ray Playback bundled CyberLink software
  • Amazing data storage capacity
  • Smooth movie playback driven by PowerRead

Best External 4K Blu-ray Burner for home 4K Blu-ray Player

Nevertheless, if you want to watch 4K UHD movies with this external 4K Blu ray burner, it can only work with Windows 10 and one Intel processor. With this external 4K Blu-ray burner, you can enjoy burned 4K Blu-ray content on 4K HDR TVs.

4K UHD Blu-ray Internal Burner Drive

When it comes to best internal Blu-ray drive, LG WH16NS60 shall come at the top of this list. This Blu-ray internal drive, bundled with CyberLink Software and SATA Cable, can be used to read and write data, thus acting as a Blu-ray burner. Have a quick look at its features.

  • Write and Read Quad, Triple and Double Layer BD-R discs with 16x BD-R writing speed
  • Silent Play technology automatically controls disc read speed for optimal noise reduction
  • Jamless Play technology automatically skips past damaged parts of a disc and maintain smooth playback
  • M-DISC (DVD) Supported and 4K Ultra HD playback

Blu ray Internal Drive for Home Player

Aside from being an internal Blu-ray burner used to read and write 4K media data, it can deliver life-like and accurate colors with 4K resolution playback. But remember it is only available on Windows.

3. Best Professional 4K Blu-ray Burners

Currently, professional 4K Blu-ray burner programs are a scarce resource, though numerous movie buffs are keen on the home theater system. Here we mainly introduce the world’s first yet best 4K UHD solution provider DVDFab whose flagship 4K Blu ray burner programs are DVDFab UHD Creator and DVDFab DVDFab UHD Copy.

DVDFab UHD Creator

Available on: Win, 30-day free trial

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  • Burn 4K videos (with/without HDR10 or Dolby Vision) to 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays
  • Retain premium HDR10/Dolby Vision quality
  • Multiple output options to meet specific needs
  • Lightning-fast burning and conversion speed

This most professional 4K Blu-ray burner enables users to create cinema-equivalent 4K UHD Blu-rays (discs/ISO files/folders) that can be played on standard 4K UHD players like 4K Ultra HD TVs, Xbox One S and DVDFab Player 6.

Above all, you can choose to preserve HDR10 and Dolby Vision image quality of the original content for the purpose of quality playback on 4K UHD TVs. To satisfy your personal needs, you can select output quality as BD-25 2160p, BD-50 2160p, and BD-100 2160p and save the output 4K Blu-ray as ISO file or folder saved on computer HDD, or burn 4K videos to a blank disc.


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  • Compress and Burn 4K Blu-ray ISO/folder to a blank BD-25/50 disc
  • Clone 4K Blu-ray disc as ISO file with 1:1 lossless quality
  • Copy Full Disc/Main Movie titles as ISO file/folder with BD-100 2160p quality
  • Retain High HDR10 and Dolby Vision image quality
  • 4K Hardware Acceleration technologies used to ensure fast copy process

This 4K Blu-ray burner software is intended for home 4K UHD Blu-ray players and 4K UHD TVs by means of copying 4K Ultra HD movies from original 4K Blu-ray discs, thus saving them as lossless or compressed ISO files/folders, or burning them to blank BD-25/50/100 discs with retained Dolby Vision and HDR10 video quality. Up to till now, most 4K UHD titles are fully supported as long as you have a compatible 4K Blu-ray drive, turn to our supported drive list.

4. How to Burn 4K Blu-ray with DVDFab Software

As mentioned above, DVDFab has two master cards to burn 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays. Now let’s get down to checking how to burn 4K Blu-ray with DVDFab UHD Copy and UHD Creator.

How to Burn 4K Blu-rays with DVDFab UHD Creator

With clean and intuitive interface, it's quite easy to burn 4K Blu ray with DVDFab UHD Creator. Refer to the following tips.

Step 1: Free download, launch DVDFab 12 and go to UHD Creator module

Note that only the 64-bit version of DVDFab 12 contains the UHD Creator module.

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Step 2: Load 4K video source and customize output 4K Blu-ray

Add or drag & drop 4K video source with or without HDR10/Dolby Vision contents onto the main UI.

Load video source to the 4K Blu-ray burner

Then go to 'Advanced Settings (Wrench icon)' to set parameters for the output 4K Blu-ray: Menu Mode, Volume Label, Output (BD-25 2160P, BD-50 2160p, and BD-100 2160p), Processing Mode, and Video Quality.

Customize output via 4K Burner options

Step 3: Start to burn 4K Blu-ray

Set file destination to save the output 4K Blu-ray. Hit the 'Start' button to burn 4K Blu-ray. Detailed processing information will be shown on the progress bar.

Start the 4K burner's burning process

How to burn 4K Blu ray within 3 simple clicks? This 4K Blu ray burner makes it! With this 4K Blu ray burner, there is no need to purchase expensive physical 4K Blu-ray discs for home players. Every penny shall be spent wisely. Never keep your HDR10/Dolby Vision 4K video contents stored on HDD for years.

How to Burn 4K Blu-ray with DVDFab UHD Copy

With clean and intuitive interface, you will find it's amazingly easy to burn 4K Blu ray with DVDFab UHD Copy. Refer to the following tips.

Step 1: Free download, launch DVDFab 12 and go to UHD Copy

Note that only a 64-bit version of DVDFab 12 contains the UHD Copy module.

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Step 2: Choose Clone/Burn copy mode and customize output 4K Blu-ray

Add or drag & drop 4K Blu-ray ISO file or folder onto the main UI, and choose 'Clone/Burn' from the 'Copy Mode Switcher'.

Choose copy mode from the 4K Blu-ray burner

Then customize output via 'Advanced Settings (Wrench icon)': BD-25 2160p, BD-50 2160p, BD-66 2160p, BD-100 2160p.

Customize output via the 4K burner's options

Step 3: Start to burn 4K Blu-ray

Insert blank 4K Blu-ray disc into the external 4K Blu-ray drive. Hit the 'Start' button to burn the 4K Blu-ray disc.

Start to copy 4K Blu-ray

How to burn 4K Blu ray fast and well? This 4K burner ensures you high-quality disc and fast burning speed. Above all, it allows for three copy modes to suit all your personal needs with considerate and customized settings.

Final Thought

Now you have gained a better understanding of the common types of 4K Blu ray burners and mastered how to burn 4K Blu ray with the world’s only professional 4K Blu-ray burners: DVDFab UHD Creator and DVDFab UHD Copy. These two best 4K Blu ray burners can meet all your personal needs to create stunning 4K Blu-ray content playable on the 4K home theater system. By the way, if you encounter an unfriendly 4K Blu-ray drive when burning 4K Blu-ray, remember to downgrade unfriendly firmware on 4K UHD Blu-ray drive with professional UHD Drive Tool so as to ensure a smooth backup task.

Actually, the aforementioned 4K UHD Blu ray burner external drive, namely, the best external 4K Blu ray burner, Pioneer 4K UHD Blu-ray Burner BDR-211UBK, can suit your simple needs so that you can play the written data on 4K UHD TVs. As to 4K UHD Blu-ray internal burner Drive, LG WH16NS60, is a superb internal Blu-ray drive that suits Blu-ray burner needs. In a sense, it is not a 4K Blu-ray burner. Anyway, hold firmly it will upgrade to 4K Blu-ray burner one day.