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Sony DVD Architect Pro 5

Video Description

Sony DVD Architect Pro 5 is the latest update to the extremely popular professional digital video authoring software. In this VTC course, users will be shown the initial system requirements necessary to run the program smoothly. Author Mark Struthers will then discuss the main functions as he demonstrates several methods for creating different types of projects including MenuBased Projects and Music & Video Compilations. Important considerations such as Masks, Menus, and Themes are analyzed along the way. To conclude the course, methods of transferring projects to DVD are covered. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links!

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Welcome 00:05:08
    2. System Requirements 00:04:00
    3. User Interface 00:04:22
    4. Window Adjustments 00:03:54
    5. Window Layouts 00:04:27
    6. DVD and Blu-ray Considerations 00:04:11
  2. Functions Overview
    1. Main Windows Components 00:05:00
    2. Toolbar 00:04:31
    3. Project Overview Window 00:05:20
    4. Workspaces 00:04:00
    5. Editing Toolbar and Text Bar 00:05:34
    6. Window Docking Area 00:03:17
    7. Explorer Window 00:04:33
    8. Themes and Buttons Windows 00:04:53
    9. Backgrounds and Compilations Windows 00:06:56
    10. Properties and Timelines Windows 00:05:42
  3. Getting Started
    1. Process and Render 00:06:16
    2. New and Existing Projects 00:04:52
    3. Choosing Media Files 00:04:51
    4. Disc Start Item 00:04:35
    5. Project Optimization 00:04:02
    6. Project Wide Settings 00:06:50
    7. Editing File Source Project 00:04:26
    8. Saving Projects 00:04:24
  4. Menu Based Projects
    1. Overview 00:03:10
    2. Building Menus and Submenus 00:06:36
    3. Inserting Pages 00:06:42
    4. Adding Titles 00:06:45
    5. Adding Graphics 00:06:13
    6. Safe Zones 00:05:11
    7. End Points and Actions 00:06:58
    8. Scene Selection Menus 00:05:44
    9. Inserting a Setup Menu 00:05:26
    10. Menu Transitions 00:03:38
    11. Custom Menus 00:05:29
    12. Color Sets 00:04:08
    13. Object Size Adjustments 00:03:59
    14. Adjusting and Cropping 00:04:09
    15. Keyframing 00:05:40
    16. Media Properties Editing 00:04:56
    17. Using a Graphics Editor 00:04:55
    18. Arranging and Moving Objects 00:03:25
    19. Snapping and Aligning 00:03:23
    20. Actions / Properties / Navigation 00:05:52
  5. Music and Video Compilations
    1. Overview 00:03:39
    2. Adding a Compilation 00:04:02
    3. Adding and Replacing Audio 00:07:02
    4. Including a Menu 00:05:42
    5. Image and Video Editing 00:06:15
    6. Text Inclusion and Editing 00:06:42
  6. Picture Compilations
    1. Including Picture Compilations 00:04:21
    2. Adding and Editing Pictures 00:04:56
    3. Slideshow Animations 00:05:38
    4. Image Stretching and Scaling 00:03:19
    5. Adding Text and Audio 00:04:54
  7. Single Movie DVD
    1. Adding Movie Titles 00:03:25
    2. In and Out Points 00:04:30
    3. Markers 00:03:45
    4. Adding and Editing Markers 00:04:50
    5. Inserting Buttons 00:06:07
  8. Playlists
    1. Creating a Playlist 00:04:39
    2. Adding a Playlist 00:03:39
    3. Using Titles 00:06:48
    4. Rearranging and Renaming Playlists 00:06:42
    5. Playlist Properties 00:06:33
    6. In Action 00:03:57
    7. Random and Count In Action 00:04:06
  9. Additional Assets
    1. Adding Audio Tracks 00:06:52
    2. Replacing Audio 00:04:23
    3. Adding Video Tracks 00:04:21
    4. Using Subtitles 00:05:12
    5. Subtitles from Text 00:04:58
    6. Importing Subtitles 00:06:53
  10. Masks / Menus / Themes
    1. Investigating Masks 00:04:34
    2. Investigating Menus and Buttons 00:05:14
    3. Button Mask Anatomy 00:03:29
    4. Using Themes 00:05:20
    5. Custom Themes 00:06:59
    6. Turning Menus into Themes 00:05:30
  11. Properties Window
    1. Graphics 00:04:24
    2. Buttons 00:05:07
    3. Menu Page Looping 00:06:17
    4. Subtitles 00:05:44
    5. Menu Media Looping 00:04:36
    6. Loop Reposition 00:05:44
    7. Picture Compilations 00:04:13
    8. Summary 00:04:10
  12. Preview and Create
    1. Preview Window 00:06:57
    2. Previewing a Project 00:04:57
    3. Project Preparation 00:06:20
    4. Burning 00:06:59
    5. Writing a Master 00:06:21
  13. Conclusion
    1. Course Wrap Up 00:03:15
  14. Credits
    1. About the Author 00:01:31