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Adobe Encore DVD 2.0 Classroom in a Book, Adobe Reader

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  • Copyright 2006
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8 X 9-1/8
  • Pages: 248
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-321-47391-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-47391-2

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The most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Encore DVD 2.0!

Classroom in a Book, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does--an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.

Adobe Encore DVD 2.0 Classroom in a Book contains eleven lessons and a bonus DVD with lesson files. The book covers the basics of learning Adobe Encore DVD, and countless tips and techniques to help you quickly become an Adobe Encore DVD artist. You'll learn to create DVDs with advanced features such as interactive menus, multiple audio tracks, and subtitle tracks as well as learn about Encore DVD 2.0's new features, including a slideshow editor, flowchart, updated user interface, Adobe Bridge, automated chapter menus, and more. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you.

Table of Contents

2006 Adobe Systems Incorporated and its licensors, published by Adobe Press and Peachpit Press, all rights reserved.

Getting Started
About Classroom in a Book
Prerequisites
Installing and starting Encore DVD 2.0
A Guide to this Adobe Classroom in a Book
Copying the lesson and video intro files
How to use these lessons
Additional resources
Adobe certification

Lesson 1 -- Touring and trying out Encore DVD 2.0
What DVDs can do for you
Outlining the DVD authoring workflow
Planning DVD projects
An overview of Encore DVD 2.0
Rearranging the workspace
Touring the workspace

Lesson 2 -- Importing assets and creating DVD elements
Importing assets
Organizing the Project panel
Putting videos and audio in timelines
Working with chapter points and poster frames
Creating slideshows

Lesson 3 -- Advanced Timeline topics
Trimming video and audio
Adding additional clips
Including extra audio tracks
Putting subtitles or closed captions in your project

Lesson 4 -- Building and editing menus
Making menus using Encore DVD templates
Changing buttons and graphics
Editing text
Working with styles
Automatically creating menus using a Chapter Index

Lesson 5 -- Advanced menu editing techniques
Building custom menus and layer styles in Photoshop CS2
Enhancing menus with After Effects
Explaining the arcane: sub-picture highlights
Changing the behavior of button highlights
Working with replacement layers
Adding assets to the Library

Lesson 6 -- Specifying navigation‹linking menus, buttons and assets
Linking assets and menus
Button routing
Using the flowchart
Setting end actions
Overriding actions and remote button selections

Lesson -- Advanced Authoring Tools
Adding video transitions to and from menus
Creating "Easter Eggs"–hidden buttons and assets
Customizing your DVD and saving space with playlists
Setting permitted user options

Lesson 8 -- Previewing, transcoding and burning your DVD
Previewing your project
Using Check Project to reveal “orphans” and broken links
Updating project settings‹regional coding and copy protection
Including data files in a project
Adjusting transcode settings‹bit budgeting
Transcoding the project
Burning a DVD


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