Total Training for Encore CS4 is a quick essential look at creating a DVD workflow. You will learn step by step what you will need to get video burned onto a DVD and displayed on television screens.
The series covers everything from importing file types, to building custom menus, and even exporting to flash. Whether you are new to Encore, or just brushing up on a technique, this series is just what you need to get up to speed fast.
Learn how to automate a chapter index.
Find out how to create your own custom menus and buttons.
Learn all about the Properties Panel, one of the best tools in the application.
See how easy adding subtitles can be.
Find out how to export your DVD to Flash.
Chapter I: TOURING THE INTERFACE & ITS CAPABILITIES (14 min)
The Project, Menu, Monitor & Flowchart Panels
Properties, Character, Metadata & Timeline Panels
Library, Styles, Layers & Resource Central Panels
Previewing a Disc
Chapter II: BASIC MENU FUNCTIONALITY (32 min)
Working with Timelines
Setting Chapter Points
Menu Templates & Properties
Automating a Scene Index
Checking for Errors & Previewing the Disc
Building the Disc
Chapter III: DESIGNING CUSTOM MENUS (35 min)
Importing Files as Menus & Using Tools with Menus
Understanding Button Layers & Working in Adobe Photoshop(R)
Setting Up a Basic Scene Index
Button Highlights & Color Sets
Building the Main Menu & Setting Navigation
Animating Buttons & Adding Transitions
Chapter IV: BURNING A DISC & EXPORTING TO FLASH(R) (19 min)
Editing Quality Presets & Customizing Your Transcode Settings
Importing Subtitles from a Text File & Formatting Options
Setting Navigation for Audio & Subtitle Tracks
Jason Barbosa is an editor and director who honed his production skills at William Paterson University. After studying Communication, Broadcast and Film, he began freelancing on small productions in New York City, building up his arsenal of production equipment, before eventually going it on his own. He currently produces events, music videos and promotional videos for Stand-up comedians. When he isnít working on a production, you can find Jason in the studio presenting and teaching, or logged onto one of his multi player PC games, another one of his other passions.
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