Sony DVD Architect Pro 5.0 Build 119
Nothing beats DVD Architect Pro software for professional DVD authoring. Its clean, drag-and-drop interface and powerful layout and authoring tools make it easy to develop dynamic menu-based DVDs, movies, picture slideshows, and music compilations. DVD Architect Pro 4.5 software works seamlessly within the Vegas Pro 8 environment
Professional DVD Layout and Design
Author menu-based and single-title DVDs using backgrounds, motion menus, buttons, text, and effects. Set content to loop, hold, or timeout at the end of a scene. Import layered Photoshop (PSD) files for use as backgrounds, buttons, masks, and graphics.
Blu-ray Disc Burning
With Vegas Pro 8 software you can burn a Blu-ray Disc directly from the timeline. Blu-ray Disc burning allows you to create a disc similar to a "single movie" DVD?the movie has no titles, menus, or buttons. Blu-ray Disc burning in Vegas Pro 8 software provides an alternate distribution option for high-definition content, rather than traditional file-based hard disk or streaming media formats. You can also use the Blu-ray Disc burning feature to create high-definition discs that can playback on a set-top Blu-ray Disc player or on a Sony PS3 gaming system.
DVD Architect 4.5 software supports the ability to create and run scripts in final DVD design. With scripting you can build robust interactivity into your DVD projects.
Keyframes and Transformation
Add keyframes to the DVD Architect Pro timeline to animate objects such as buttons and graphics. You can also use keyframes to control pan/crop attributes over time.
If you have Sony Cinescore software installed, you can use it within DVD Architect Pro 4.5 software to generate music for menus, slideshows, and media without leaving the DVD Architect Pro environment.
Varied Marker Types
Several different marker types give you complete control over:
Buttons on Video
Add a button "hot-spot" over video and control its placement, duration, and link. This creates an interactive experience for the end user, allowing them to navigate to alternate media related to specific scene in your DVD.
With DVD Architect Pro 4.5 software you can set project properties to enable various parental control settings. These settings restrict the DVD's playback to match parental control levels set in the users DVD player, as set by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA):
PG-13?parents strongly cautioned?some material may be inappropriate for under 13
R?Restricted. No child under 17 should watch without parent present
NC-17?no one 17 or under should watch this content.
Burn Mastered Folder
Burn a functioning DVD from a previously mastered project without going through an extra prepare step.
DVD-R DL Support
DVD Architect Pro4.5 software now supports burning to DVD-R DL so you can author much longer projects on these double capacity discs.
Automatically add pans and zooms to picture compilation slideshows
Button Overlap Indication
Button Overlap Indicator warns when buttons are overlapping.
Greater than 100% Zoom
Preview workspace at greater than 100% for precise editing when working with detailed graphics.
Add a graphic element in subtitle track. Gain complete control over look of subtitle, and even embed watermarks.
What's New in Version 5.0
Burning to Blu-ray Disc
Full-screen previewing to secondary Windows display
Support for opening MPEG-2 and AVCHD video files
Support for using AC3 and PCM audio with HD video
Support for creating .iso files and burning to DVD or Blu-ray Disc