Join Chad Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video FireWire video preview, part of Encore CS4 New Features.
You could now preview your work in Encore on an external monitor hooked up to…your computer via FireWire. To do this, go to the Preferences. On the Mac you…go to the Encore menu, and select Preferences; on Windows you go to the Edit…menu and select Preferences. Then go to the Audio/Video Out category. For Video…Out, click Video Output Device. From this dialog box you would simply select…your external device for preview.…A couple of these options will say desktop stuff, and basically that means do…you want to preview this on your computer or on the external device. So if I…chose Desktop Audio, then audio would come out of my computer. If I chose…External Device Audio, it would play through the external device, if it had…audio playing capabilities.…
This feature is really helpful, because sometimes computers and TV monitors…look very different. So having an external monitor hooked up to your computer…allows you to kind of test your DVD to see what it will really look like when…played back on a set-top box.…
- Creating streaming Flash video
- Supporting dual-layer Blu-ray discs
- Exporting subtitles
- Using the improved Flowchart and Menu Loop Points