Very much like their restaurant counterparts, the menus on a DVD provide the audience with a choice of selections that can be enjoyed as a whole or sampled à la carte. On more complex discs, they provide access to every part of a DVD, allowing the audience to construct a satisfying experience, from appetizers all the way through to dessert. But navigation isn’t the whole story behind the menus in a DVD. Menus can be used to add interactive content and special effects, and their design is how the author really personalizes the DVD, giving it a certain look and feel. Menu design and creation is the heart and soul of your DVD project. It’s that important. ...

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