With DVD Architect Studio software you can swiftly create professional-looking DVDs, even stunning widescreen productions, on your home computer. Simply drag and drop to start building your next blockbuster
This app from Sony is for creating your own DVD menu’s, whats known in the industry as DVD authoring. This is program is aimed at the home market so it has a toned down feature set and an easy to use interface. Not for professionals at all but it will do the job for home users and people learning about this stuff. If your one of these people then get this for sure!
Description: Now available on DVD: your own captivating home movies, multimedia photo albums, and music compilations-complete with dazzling menus, special features, and custom soundtracks. With DVD Architect™ Studio software you can swiftly create professional-looking DVDs, even stunning widescreen productions, on your home computer. Simply drag and drop to start building your next blockbuster.
Professional-Looking DVDs Made Easy
Now available on DVD: your own captivating home movies, multimedia photo albums, and music compilations-complete with dazzling menus, special features, and custom soundtracks. With DVD Architect™ Studio software you can swiftly create professional-looking DVDs, even stunning widescreen productions, on your home computer. Simply drag and drop to start building your next blockbuster.
Choose a Theme
Select from 44 beautifully designed DVD backgrounds with coordinated menu buttons. You can also import your own images and graphics to create your own custom themes.
Add your Media
Use the explorer window to select the movies, photos, and music you want to include. Easily author a multimedia project with a movie, slideshow, and music compilation all in one.
Make Your DVD
Built-in DVD burning makes it easy to share your blockbuster. Produce DVDs in 4:3 fullscreen or 16:9 widescreen formats, NTSC or PAL.
DVDs made easy
To start building your DVD, simply drag your photos or video clips into the project window. Use the same drag-and-drop motion to place buttons, text, backgrounds, and more to create a professional-looking DVD in minutes. It's the complete DVD experience, fast and easy!
Author DVDs of your movies, slideshows, and music compilations with professional polish. You can include a wide variety of media formats, including standard-definition and high-definition video. Add behind-the-scenes features, director's cuts, outtakes, bloopers, and more.
Menus, buttons, and subtitles
Create menus for your movies so viewers can jump to their favorite scenes or chapters. Design your own menus and buttons. Freely position text, graphics, and buttons anywhere on the screen. Make titles and captions stand out with effects such blur and shadow.
With DVD Architect Studio software you control the DVD experience. Use the virtual remote control to simulate how your project will look on a television screen and how it will function in a DVD player.
Fast DVD burning
Burning DVDs in DVD Architect Studio software is fast and easy. With built-in support for a wide variety of DVD media formats including DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, and DVD+R DL, DVD, you can quickly create a DVD that suits your needs.
Show Me How tutorials go beyond the booklets and basic tutorials that other solutions provide. These extraordinary helpers are built right into the software-just click Show Me How to access simple, interactive help on 25 topics. Show Me How tutorials help you spend less time learning and more time creating!
DVD Architect Studio Features
* Import audio, video, and stills from an extensive range of formats
* Easy to use menu-based and drag-and-drop interface for DVD design and authoring
* DVD movie creation
* Create picture slide shows and music compilations
* Still and motion menu creation
* Text editing and shadow effects
* NTSC and PAL in standard (4:3) and widescreen (16:9) formats
* Add, edit, and move chapter points
* Adjustable project and file optimization settings
* Virtual remote to preview the final project before burning to DVD
* View “safe grid areas” to ensure proper image and button placement
* Customizable Themes
* Get started right away and learn as you go with interactive Show Me How tutorials
* Supports a wide variety of DVD burners
DVD Architect Studio Supported Formats
Image: .bmp, .gif, .jpeg .jpg, .png, .psd, .tif,* .tiff,* .targa, .tga
Video: .avi,** .mov,* .mp4,** .mpeg,** .mpg,** .qt,* .wmv**
Audio: .aa3, .ac3, .aif, .ogg, .oma, .sfa, .vox, .w64, .wma
*requires QuickTime 7 or later
**requires Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or later
* Microsoft® Windows® XP SP 2 or Windows Vista™
* 800 MHz processor
* 200 MB hard-disk space for program installation
* 256 MB RAM
* Windows-compatible sound card
* DVD-ROM drive (for installation from a DVD only)
* Supported DVD-r/-rw/+r/+rw drive (for DVD burning)
* Microsoft DirectX® 9.0c or later (included on application disc)
* Internet Explorer 5.1 or later (included on application disc)