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The Videomaker Guide to Video Production, 4th Edition by Videomaker

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68Step by Step Guide toMaking DVDs

 

D. Eric Franks

 

 

 

 

More and more of this magazine is being devoted to DVD each month. DVD gear, DVD media, DVD software, but we’re afraid we are missing the forest for the trees. If you’ve been reading the magazine and have a good grip on what you need, here is a path through the trees: our Step by Step Guide to Making DVDs.

Overview

First, a little encouragement: DVD creation on a computer is considerably easier than editing video. The entire process can be summed up in four steps (but see the sidebar for a One-Step Solution).

Capture—You need to get video onto your computer. How you edit it is entirely up to you and is not what this article is about, so we are going to assume that you have a tape ...

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