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Overview

In this training course for Adobe Encore CS6, expert author and trainer Jeff Sengstack teaches you how to create top quality DVD and Blue-ray discs using this popular software from Adobe. This tutorial is designed for the beginner, and no prior experience is assumed; you will start your learning right from the very beginning! Starting with the basics, Jeff explains exactly what Encore CS6 is, and what it can do for you. You will explore the workflow of Encore, how to import assets, make menus, and export your finished product. Each step in the workflow is covered in-depth. You will learn how to create and work with timelines, build and edit slideshows, make playlists, add and edit menus as well as creating custom menus and specialized menus. This software tutorial also covers topics such as setting up menu navigation, linking your assets to the menus, and finally, testing and exporting your project to DVD, Blue-ray disc or even a Flash project to play in a web browser. By the completion of this software video training course, you will be able to complete your video projects by creating high-quality DVD and Blue-ray discs using Adobe Encore CS6. Working files are included to allow you to learn using the same project files that the author uses in this tutorial.

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Table of Contents

Chapter/Selection

Time

01. Introduction

Welcome

Play Video

00:02:09

An Overview Of Adobe Encore CS6

Preview

00:06:06

Setting Up The Exercise Files

Play Video

00:01:46

Relinking To Assets

Play Video

00:06:42

02. Understanding The Encore Workflow And Workspace

Explaining The Workflow

Preview

00:08:36

Considering Project Sizes

Play Video

00:07:20

Starting A New Project

Play Video

00:05:36

Navigating The Workspace

Play Video

00:06:11

Customizing Workspaces

Play Video

00:06:28

Adjusting Encore Preferences And Other Settings

Play Video

00:10:14

03. Importing Assets

Importing Assets

Play Video

00:04:42

Importing Assets As Encore Elements

Play Video

00:08:46

Importing Assets Using Adobe Dynamic Link

Play Video

00:06:12

Working With AVCHD Files

Play Video

00:04:27

Managing Assets In The Project Panel

Play Video

00:07:37

Checking Transcoding Information

Play Video

00:06:00

04. Working With Timelines

Creating And Managing Timelines

Preview

00:10:02

Working With Audio In Timelines

Preview

00:07:27

Editing Assets In Timelines

Preview

00:10:02

Adding Chapter Markers And Poster Frames

Preview

00:10:01

Introducing Subtitles

Preview

00:04:37

Adding And Editing Subtitles

Preview

00:11:48

Understanding Closed Captioning

Preview

00:03:16

05. Creating And Editing Slide Shows

Introducing Slide Shows

Preview

00:03:40

Creating And Arranging Slide Shows

Preview

00:07:13

Adding Audio And Adjusting Duration

Preview

00:06:12

Adjusting Slide Show Settings

Preview

00:07:57

Adding Text To Slides

Preview

00:07:14

Applying Transitions, Motion, Slide Size

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00:05:46

06. Making Playlists

Explaining The Two Types Of Playlists

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00:02:25

Building A Playlist

Preview

00:04:52

Creating Chapter Playlists

Preview

00:04:54

07. Adding And Editing Menus From The Library

Introducing Menus

Preview

00:10:49

Opening Menus From The Library

Preview

00:07:33

Doing Basic Menu Editing

Preview

00:12:29

Adding And Editing Text In Menus

Preview

00:07:58

Applying Styles To Menu Objects

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00:08:21

08. Creating Menus From Scratch

Adding And Adjusting Backgrounds From The Library

Preview

00:09:01

Using Objects From The Library

Preview

00:11:25

Using Replacement Layers

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00:10:34

Adding Assets From The Project Panel

Preview

00:04:39

Adding Images And Backgrounds To The Library

Preview

00:09:36

Using Photoshop To Create And Edit Menus

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00:11:16

09. Using Specialized Menus

Creating Pop-Up Menus For Blu-ray And Flash

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00:08:25

Setting Up Multi-Page Menus For Blu-ray And Flash

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00:10:47

Using A Chapter Index To Create Linked Submenus

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00:06:33

10. Working With Buttons

Understanding Buttons

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00:06:04

Routing Buttons And Setting The Menu Default Button

Preview

00:10:14

Creating Buttons From Graphics Or Text

Preview

00:10:45

Explaining And Editing Button Subpictures

Preview

00:08:52

Adjusting Menu Color Sets

Preview

00:11:40

Using Hidden Buttons To Create "Easter Eggs"

Preview

00:16:06

11. Working With Video And Audio In Menus

Understanding Motion Menus

Preview

00:07:40

Adding Video Background And Audio To A Menu

Preview

00:09:14

Working With Video Thumbnail Buttons

Preview

00:08:29

Adjusting Menu Timing And Looping

Preview

00:09:21

Creating Motion Menus With Premiere Pro And After Effects

Preview

00:14:33

Adding Button Link Transition Videos

Preview

00:03:26

12. Setting Up Project Navigation

Understanding Navigation

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00:02:45

Designating The "First Play" Asset

Preview

00:04:32

Setting Disc Properties And Navigation

Preview

00:08:21

Specifying User Operations

Preview

00:05:17

13. Specifying Links

Specifying Links: Multiple Methods

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00:08:07

Setting Button Names From Links

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00:04:51

Using Buttons To Change Subtitle And Audio Tracks

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00:07:25

Designating End Actions

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00:07:36

Overriding End Actions

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00:04:59

Using The Flowchart To Set Links And End Actions

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00:05:13

14. Testing And Exporting Your Project

Checking And Fixing Your Project (Preview, Button Routing, Flowchart, Check Project)

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00:08:52

Explaining Copy-Protection And Region Coding

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00:03:03

Building A DVD - Blu-ray Disc - Flash Project

Preview

00:06:17

About Digital Juice - Stock Footage

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00:01:19

Author Bio

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00:01:29

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