Apple Pro Training Series: DVD Studio Pro 4
Now the best-selling book on DVD Studio Pro is even better. Fully updated for DVD Studio Pro 4 and with complete coverage of the new version of Compressor, the industrial-strength encoder that dramatically speeds up encoding of MPEG-2 and H.264 HD DVD video, this self-paced guide is the fastest way to learn to author professional, interactive DVDs. Master trainers Martin Sitter and Adrian Ramseier begin with the basics of DVD authoring and take you all the way through DVD Studio Pro’s powerful advanced features. Each chapter presents a complete lesson on an aspect of DVD creation, with hands-on projects for you to complete as you go. All the files are included on the accompanying DVD.
After learning how to storyboard a DVD and plan its interactions, you’ll set chapter markers, build still, layered, and motion menus, and add subtitles and Web links. You’ll also learn sophisticated techniques for juggling multiple audio tracks and camera angles, creating custom transitions, building advanced overlays, and scripting. By the end of the book, you’ll have created four full DVDs.
The Apple Pro Training Series is both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum of the Apple Pro Training and Certification Program. Upon completing the course material in this book, you can become a certified Apple Pro b taking the certification exam at an Apple Authorized Training Center. To find an Authorized Training Center near you, go to www.apple.com/software/pro/training.
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Introduction to Encoding
Creating Menus with Overlays
Working with Markers and Stories
Connections and Basic Scripting
Advanced Authoring Techniques
Advanced Menu Design
Creating Menu Elements
Creating a Chapter Index Menu
Creating a Slideshow
DVDROM Content and DVDccess
Finishing Your DVD
Creating a Complex DVD
Advanced MPEG Encoding
Using Alternate Angles
AIFF alternate angle Assets tab audio file audio streams automatically Batch window bit rate Build and Format chapter index menu chapter markers check box Choose File Click clip closed captioning color compression Compressor Ctrlclick default disc display Dolby Digital Doubleclick drag Drop palette drop zone DVD authoring DVD Player DVD project DVD Studio Pro DVD Studio Pro’s DVD@ccess DVD+R DVDR encode Final Cut Final Cut Pro font frame Graphical view hard drive icon Iframe important Inspector window LiveType main menu menu background Menu button Menu Editor motion menu MPEG My_Projects navigate NTSC option Outline tab overlay Palette window Photoshop pixels play playhead popup menu preset Preview QuickTime remote control save your project script shortcut menu Simulator slides slideshow subtitle stream Swiss Swiss_DVD SwissMainMenu SwissMovie template timecode timeline toolbar Track Editor video stream video track VIDEO_TS folder viewer window configuration