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Ulead DVD Workshop - The complete professional DVD authoring
Ulead® DVD Workshop™ 2 is powerful and intuitive authoring software
for professional DVD creation. The straightforward workflow and
design-centric interface guides you through the steps needed to
create dynamic DVDs. It offers sophisticated tools for complex menu
navigation, multiple subtitles, and multiple audio tracks with
support for Dolby® Digital audio. Capture and directly encode any
format video to superb-quality MPEG, and preview multi-layered
composited motion menus in real-time. Produce quality DVDs in most
formats, including DLT or DVD-9. DVD Workshop 2 guarantees creative
professionals a maximum return on investment, with a minimal learning
integrated, high-quality MPEG capture and conversion while achieving
advanced control over menu authoring. Using extensive object
libraries, customize menu templates or build your own complete with
video-motion buttons, backgrounds, and text effects. With Ulead DVD
Workshop's advanced technology, gain the precise control needed to
create DVDs that command the attention they deserve.
Convenient Capture and Video/DVD Conversion Tools
MPEG-Direct™ captures MPEG-1 & 2 directly through FireWire or analog
sources, saving conversion time and hard disk space
Import existing video with automatic, high-quality MPEG transcoding
that contains Variable Bit Rate compression and field-based encoding
Device Control – Use automated capture functions such as Scene
Detection for convenient capturing.
Seamless Capture – Capture over 4GB of continuous video for clips
longer than 20 minutes in the FAT32 file architecture.
Video Trimming and Cutting – Trim captured video clips to remove
Automatic Transcoding – Import existing non-compliant video for
automatic, high-quality DVD/VCD/SVCD transcoding.
Variable/Constant Bit-rate Encoding – Encode MPEG video with a
constant bit-rate (CBR) or produce quality video with smaller file sizes
by taking advantage of variable bit-rate (VBR) encoding.
Automatic Chapter Points – Instantly detect scene changes during
capture and automatically place Chapter Points for easy
Easily transfer video from DV/D8/Hi8 camcorders, VCRs, PC cameras
and TV tuner cards
Save time and disk space by capturing DVD-ready MPEG video straight
from your camcorder or other device
Automatically split captured video scenes into separate
Scan your DV/D8 tape and select the parts you want. Then batch
capture the clips with a click of the mouse
Creative DVD Authoring
Powerful Menu Design Tools – Build your own menus with a superior
set of design tools such as layer management, object framing, object
alignment, shadow, transparency, brightness and contrast.
PowerMenus - Choose from three levels of menu design.
Select 'Wizard' for automated design, 'Template' for selecting
theme-based menus, and 'Blank' for creating menus from scratch.
Unique Text Effects – Make text and captions stand out by applying
striking effects such as wrap, neon, emboss, 3D and more.
Free Content – Make use of over 300 high-quality background images,
buttons, arrows, frames and objects to make your own stylized menus
without having to spend time on menu content creation.
Motion Menus – Create dynamic DVD menus by setting backgrounds and
buttons in motion.
Customize Button Highlight Color – Choose your own colors to create
unique highlight-color sets for your buttons, allowing for maximum
Real-time Preview - Preview disc behavior in real-time,
including composited motion menus, using the DVD player simulator.
Multiple Audio tracks - Add up to
DVD's maximum of eight audio tracks for alternate languages,
commentaries, and customized audio tracks. Adjust audio track levels
with fade-in and -out control.
Audio Volume Control - Ensure
consistent audio levels throughout your DVD title. Avoid audio level
fluctuations between menus, movies, slideshows and audio tracks.
Copy Protection - Add copyright
protection to your DVD titles with Macrovision and CSS options.
Burn Using the Latest CD & DVD Writers
Instant Burning - Save hard drive
space by burning directly to DVD, or create an ISO disc image to use
Preview your DVD navigation layout before burning to disc to save
wasted time and money.
Directly burn high-quality DVDs using DVD-R/RW or DVD+RW/+R* drives
Create Video CD or Super VCD titles on inexpensive CD media
Playback movies on set-top DVD players or computers using DVD
Video CD/Super VCD Output – Use CD-R/RW drives and inexpensive CD
media to create VCD and SVCD titles.