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Create Your Own DVDSby Brian Underdahl
Synopses & Reviews
The uses for DVDs are practically endless--and this valuable guidebook will show you how to take full advantage of making your own DVDs. Learn to create professional quality DVDs at home with your own video content, image files, and sounds. Get step-by-step instructions on assembling material, editing videos, and creating DVD multimedia projects, as well as complete explanations of authoring software and case studies that explain a variety of techniques. Take advantage of DVD compactness, durability, quality, and storage capacity to create interactive, enjoyable, and professional projects.
Go Hollywood or stay in your living room. It’s your choice with this helpful resource, which provides clear instruction on everything from recording TV broadcasts or movies directly using a specialized DVD recorder or delving into complexities such as video editing, photo touch-ups, and narration recording.
Why to Buy Learn to create professional quality DVDs at home with your own video content, image files and sounds.
About the Author
Brian Underdahl (Reno, NV) is the best-selling author of more than 60 books on all aspects of computing. During his career, he has appeared on a number of TV shows as an invited expert, including the Computer Chronicles and TechTV. Brian¿s books have won awards and received critical acclaim from a number of organizations, including an Award of Merit from the Northern California Technical Communications Competition.
Table of Contents
Part I: Introduction to DVDs and VCDs
2: Introduction to DVD Creation Tools
Part II: Movie Making Concepts
5: Transitions and Special Effects
7: Titles for Your Movies
9: Choosing Output Formats for Your Movies
10: Creating a Movie in Sonic MyDVD
12: Creating a Movie in Roxio VideoWave Movie Creator
14: Creating a Movie in Pinnacle Studio
A: A New Type of Recordable DVD Drive