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Apple Pro Training Series: DVD Studio Pro 4, Third Edition by Richard Harrington, Robbie Carman, Adrian Ramseier, Martin Sitter

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Chapter 13. Creating Transitions

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Lesson Files

Lessons > Lesson13 > 13_Creating_Transitions_Start

Media

Media > Blackbox folder

Time

This lesson takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Goals

Learn how to apply and configure transitions in DVD Studio Pro

 

Explore video transitions in menus

 

Learn how to create and install custom alpha transitions

A transition provides a segue from one project item to another by using a short video clip. For example, it’s common practice to insert a fade between a menu button and the item it targets. When the viewer clicks the button, the DVD fades to black, and then the target item fades onto the screen. This provides a less jarring display than having the menu just pop offscreen when a button is activated.

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