Open Video Workbook

Terms & Techniques: DVD Authoring

By the end of this module you will

  • understand the different elements and processes of creating a DVD
  • be able to create a DVD with DVD Styler

Tools you will need for this module:

  • a computer able to run DVD Styler or similar video editing application
  • video files in mpeg2 format or an internet connection to download some

DVD: A DVD is a digital versatile disc, which indicates that it can be used for more than video. However it is commonly called a digital videodisc as this is by far the most common use.

DVD Authoring: Authoring a DVD involves getting your video files into the right format and creating a menu to display on DVD Players.