Video:iDVD New Projectwith Isaac Brody
Learn how to create your own DVDs to share your favorite videos with friends and family. Get started by learning how to create a New Project.See Transcript
Transcript:iDVD New ProjectHi, I'm Isaac Brody for About.com Computing.
Today I'll teach you how to set up a new project in Apples iDVD 4. First open up Apple iDVD. Open up your harddrive, click on applications, and double click iDVD. If you've used iDVD before it opens with the last project. And whatever dvd template used will automatically play.
If you want to turn off the dvd template to stop the motion and sound click the motion button.
Start New iDVD ProjectLet's start a new project. Well go to file, new project. I'll click on don't save the current project, and give my project a name and save location and click create. After hitting save the dvd template starts again, just hit the motion button to stop it. Now I want to adjust options.
iDVD Project PreferencesI'll go to iDVD, preferences. In the first tab there are various DVD options. If I deselect Dropzones, the drag and drop area on the menu disappears. Dropzones are places where you can drop photos or movies to play on the DVD menu.
To get rid of the apple logo click to deselect the second box.
Encoding PreferenceNext I'll set my encoding settings to best quality. I'll make sure my video is set on NTSC, which is the standard for the United States. Pal is for Europe.
Setting iDVD Movies PreferencesNow I'll go to the movies tab. If you import a movie from iMovie and created chapter markers in iMovie, iDVD will automatically create a submenu with chapters.
If you don't want iDVD to automatically do this, you can set iDVD to Never create chapter marker submenus, or ask each time. We'll leave it on automatic. If you dont like a chapter marker you can always click on it once and press delete.
Save New iDVD ProjectWell close the preferences window and save our project by going to File, Save. And that's how you setup a project in iDVD.
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