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Encore CS3 Essential Training
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Encore CS3 Essential Training

with Chad Perkins

Video: Welcome

Encore CS3 Essential Training will assist anyone interested in authoring DVDs and Blu-ray Discs with everything from setting up a new project to designing and creating links and navigation to adding language tracks and subtitles. Adobe Certified Instructor Chad Perkins also demonstrates how to create and edit slideshows, work with video in a timeline, create Flash movies of DVD presentations (without leaving Encore or knowing Flash), and integrate Encore with other CS3 applications. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.
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  1. 15m 42s
    1. Welcome
      1m 33s
    2. What is Encore?
      3m 19s
    3. Welcome, Mac users!
      2m 22s
    4. About Night of the Living Dead
      1m 29s
    5. Using the exercise files
      1m 16s
    6. Overview of the Encore workflow
      5m 43s
  2. 18m 42s
    1. Understanding disc formats
      6m 46s
    2. Technical video and DVD concepts
      6m 23s
    3. Balancing quality and file size
      5m 33s
  3. 35m 28s
    1. Setting up a new project
      2m 11s
    2. Understanding the interface
      7m 50s
    3. Importing files and the new rules in Encore CS3
      5m 29s
    4. Bringing in items as DVD elements
      2m 9s
    5. Understanding the Project panel
      7m 25s
    6. Using the Properties panel
      5m 22s
    7. Exploring the Library panel
      5m 2s
  4. 12m 54s
    1. Understanding menus
      3m 41s
    2. About scene selection menus
      2m 43s
    3. Using the Menu Viewer and the Menus panel
      1m 39s
    4. Creating motion menus
      4m 51s
  5. 15m 5s
    1. About timelines
      2m 45s
    2. Using the Monitor
      3m 19s
    3. Using chapter markers
      2m 45s
    4. Adding chapter markers automatically
      2m 14s
    5. Working with video in a timeline
      2m 40s
    6. Using the Timeline Viewer and the Timelines panel
      1m 22s
  6. 15m 5s
    1. Creating links with the Properties panel
      5m 33s
    2. Using the Flowchart to create links
      6m 24s
    3. Setting user permissions
      3m 8s
  7. 23m 35s
    1. Adding text and drop shadows
      4m 19s
    2. Using the Character panel to create better text
      6m 49s
    3. Being creative with styles
      5m 10s
    4. Aligning and distributing
      3m 24s
    5. Transforming objects
      3m 53s
  8. 21m 47s
    1. Understanding buttons
      3m 24s
    2. Black arrow vs. white arrow
      3m 12s
    3. Animating buttons
      3m 14s
    4. Button routing
      3m 16s
    5. Creating DVD
      3m 41s
    6. Overriding end actions
      5m 0s
  9. 9m 15s
    1. Understanding subpictures
      1m 34s
    2. Subpicture states
      1m 54s
    3. About subpicture highlights and Menu Color Sets
      5m 47s
  10. 20m 1s
    1. Using audio in Encore
      2m 43s
    2. Adding audio to menus
      1m 8s
    3. Adding multiple languages
      7m 42s
    4. Creating and importing subtitles
      2m 1s
    5. Editing and changing the timing of subtitles
      2m 54s
    6. Changing subtitle colors
      3m 33s
  11. 15m 21s
    1. Slideshow basics
      4m 41s
    2. Adding transitions to slides
      3m 6s
    3. Adding animation to slides
      2m 37s
    4. Syncing slideshows to audio
      3m 46s
    5. Slideshows and bit budgeting
      1m 11s
  12. 12m 37s
    1. Using playlists
      7m 40s
    2. Using chapter playlists
      4m 57s
  13. 27m 3s
    1. Making DVD games
      7m 1s
    2. Working with replacement layers
      3m 24s
    3. Using menu transitions
      3m 35s
    4. Looping menus
      5m 30s
    5. Automatically generating a chapter index
      2m 48s
    6. Setting poster frames
      3m 0s
    7. Previewing your Encore authoring on an external monitor
      1m 45s
  14. 27m 28s
    1. Previewing your DVD
      4m 11s
    2. Checking your project for errors
      2m 59s
    3. Multiple ways to author
      4m 15s
    4. Output to Blu-ray
      3m 23s
    5. Output to a Flash website (SWF)
      4m 51s
    6. Adding DVD-ROM content to your disk
      1m 53s
    7. Copy protection and region coding
      2m 47s
    8. Testing your DVD
      3m 9s
  15. 17m 36s
    1. Moving from Premiere Pro CS3 to Encore
      2m 40s
    2. Creating After Effects comps from Encore
      4m 54s
    3. Using Dynamic Link
      3m 13s
    4. Creating Encore assets from After Effects
      1m 18s
    5. Photoshop's secret Encore DVD codes
      5m 31s
  16. 8m 25s
    1. Putting it all together: Building a simple DVD
      8m 25s
  17. 43s
    1. Summary and goodbye
      43s

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Encore CS3 Essential Training
4h 56m Beginner Jul 02, 2007

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Encore CS3 Essential Training will assist anyone interested in authoring DVDs and Blu-ray Discs with everything from setting up a new project to designing and creating links and navigation to adding language tracks and subtitles. Adobe Certified Instructor Chad Perkins also demonstrates how to create and edit slideshows, work with video in a timeline, create Flash movies of DVD presentations (without leaving Encore or knowing Flash), and integrate Encore with other CS3 applications. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.

Subjects:
Video DVD Authoring
Software:
Encore
Author:
Chad Perkins

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Q: How do I loop a slideshow in Encore CS3?
A: The solution to loop any object is to set its end action to be the beginning of that object. For example, to loop a slideshow, set the end action of the slideshow to be the beginning of the slideshow.
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