Burning DVD's has become easier with the introduction of DVD burners for home use. With the purchase of a DVD burner that connects to your television, or a DVD burner that goes into your home computer you can be burning DVDs in no time. Burning DVDs requires very little training or knowledge of DVD making procedure. In order to burn DVD's in a DVD burner that connects to your television you merely have to connect the player, and insert a blank disk. Burning DVD's is as easy as recording a favorite program on your VCR. For your computer, burning DVDs can get a little more complicated and a little more creative. Many computers with DVD burners will come with software that will help you create and begin burning DVDs of your own design. Most DVD burning programs will allow you to ass a still picture slideshow as an option on a DVD as well as video. With this feature you can easy start burning DVD's of your family photo album as well as family movies and memories. Software for you computer can enable to burn DVDs that have interactive menus' sometimes with video and pictures of your choosing. The opening menu to your DVD could have a picture from your photo album, or show a brief clip of your son blowing out his birthday candles. Burning DVDs of your home movies and family events can be a wonderful gift idea for friends and family for holidays and events, allowing them to re-live family memories for years to come. Burning DVDs at home can also be a wonderful way to preserve your memories. VHS copies of family movies and films can become worn with repeated viewings, sometimes to a point that they are no longer viewable. Burning DVDs allows you to have a copy of your memories that will stand the test of time and never fade with repeated viewings.