If you want to create a DVD of your video, but skip using iMovie, you can still create fun menu buttons. Learn how it's done in iDVD.
With iDVD, you can use your digital photos to create a DVD slideshow that will play in virtually any DVD player.
After you're previewed your iDVD project and made any necessary changes, you're ready to burn it to a disc and share it with others. All you need is iDVD and a blank disc.
If you want to include lots of movies on one DVD, consider creating sub-menus to better organize the DVD for your audience. Besides support for standard or widescreen menus, iDVD includes families of menus.
When you save your iDVD project, you can save a version of the project in what's called a project archive. Archives contain all the files, menus, movies, and slideshows that make up your DVD. Once created, the archive can be saved to an external disk, copied to another Mac, or saved on your desktop.
Putting the best of your pictures into an iDVD slideshow is just the first step to making an outstanding multimedia presentation. The next step is finding the right music to play with your photos and really make that presentation hum. We'll show you how to make that happen. Add music to your Apple iDVD slideshow.
Transform piles of pictures into entertaining slideshows with custom music and comments using Apple iDVD.
Personalize and professionalize your iDVD movies by adding themes. Create custom and multiple themes that fit any TV size and shape.
Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to make a Magic DVD in iDVD '09.
Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to create a custom DVD in iDVD '09.
If you've already finished your movie and are ready to start distributing it, you're going to want to include a really awesome intro. Here's how you can use the iDVD program to create your own really cool DVD intro sequence.
Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to make a OneStep DVD in iDVD '09.
Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to burn a project to DVD in iDVD '09.
A OneStep DVD is a great option if all you want to do is create a DVD that plays a single video with no menus or navigation.
If you already have movies and photos on your hard disk and want iDVD to automatically create a DVD that includes Apple-designed menus, you can use Magic iDVD.
With iDVD, there are lots of great themes to choose from, and you can customize your DVD menus even more.
As your DVD gets more and more complex, there may be times when you want to view or make changes to the entire project. The iDVD map view makes this easy.
Transitions determine how your pictures change from one to another. Options such as twirl, wipe, and dissolve give your slideshow a little more flash to add to your substance. Adding transitions is easy. This video will show you how. Add transitions to an IDVD slideshow.
In this series of video tutorials you'll learn how to use Apple's iDVD software. Expert Matt Nichols shows you how to use all the basic features of iDVD, including how to create a new project, how to select a theme, how to add graphics, how to use the menu tab and much more. Watch these free video software tutorials and learn how to create your own DVDs today!
This tutorial shows you how to create a customized iDVD project using iDVD '08. It's a short video so it gives you a good overview of the basics, but get creative and branch out on your own.
iDVD '08 has the ability to create DVD slideshows of your photos. This is a great way to show family and friends your vacation photos or other events, without using the web. Just create your slideshow DVD and pop it in the DVD player. See how to make one in this tutorial.
iDVD '08 has some nice features that let you fine tune your DVD before you actually burn it to disc. This tutorial shows you how to burn your iDVD project onto the final DVD.
This tutorial shows you how to add additional menus and features to your customized DVD using iDVD. This is great for sub-menus and other things that may not be added automatically.
Export your edited iMovie videos into iDVD and you'll be all set to watch your completed videos on your home television set.