Welcome to the chapter about what many consider to be the Black Magic of DVD authoring: transcoding. We’re going to take a short tour of this seemingly mystical art and show you how to penetrate the fog of mystery quickly and easily using the tools that are available right within Adobe Encore DVD 2.0.

Transcoding is the process that Encore uses to turn non-DVD-compliant assets into assets that match the worldwide DVD standard. What that really means is that all the video, audio and graphics files that you want to become part of your DVD must be transformed into assets that can fit on a blank DVD and then be displayed on a TV by any DVD player ...

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