iDVD tutorial: How to use iDVD

Apple is very innovative and comes up with the programs that are easy to use and install. One such program is iDVD which has made the life of the users easy in every aspect. The best and the cutting edge ideas that have been embedded within the program have made it one of the best and the most advanced program. It is due to the most recent addition of the features that the program is still a mystery for many users and they are after online guides. This tutorial has also been written to pacify al such users so that they can get the overall best performance of the program in relation to DVD work that is to be performed in this regard.

Part 1: How to use iDVD?

Below are some of the basic functions which every iDVD user should know and they have been explained in detail to ensure that the user gets the best outcome in relation to the usage of the program. The features are easy to use and apply:

  1. In order to make the best use of the program it is advised to first of all get the overall interface of the program so that the users come to know the functionality of different parts of the program. The interface of the iDVD is as follows and the user can see the description of each and every part that has been written against it:
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  3. The user can click the media button to ensure that each and every type of media is located as per need and desire while the work is being performed over iDVD:
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  5. To start a new project the user first of all needs to access the following interface, the description of each and every part has been written as in the picture below:
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  7. To set the encoding quality the user can press the projects tab to do the needful. The interface here also differs instantly and therefore to simplify the usage the overall description has been written so that the user is never confused:
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  9. To change the default theme it is advised to follow the path projects > switch to standard (4:3)
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  11. To add movie or any type of media the user has to click the media button and then the relevant format that is to be added. To choose the files from the system it is advised to click the folder option to do the needful:
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  13. Once the title of the movie is double clicked the title menu appears. From this menu the user can change or edit the text that is to be added to the header file of the project under preparation:
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  15. iDVD is an awesome software that can also make sideshows for the users. The lower panel of the program is to be double clicked to reveal the hidden menu. From this menu the user can make the slideshows with ease. Other functionalities are also visible once the menu is revealed:
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  17. The photos tab on the right panel is to be accessed to add photos and the related media to be slideshow that is under preparation:
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  19. The preview button is to be pressed to add transitions to the various movies, projects and slideshows that require editing through iDVD:
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  21. The user can also add tracks to the slide show. This requires a user to understand the below mentioned picture in full to get going with the various levels of the functionality being discussed:
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  23. The media can also be added to drop zone with the help of the iDVD. The drop zone button is located at the bottom. The user just needs to press it to reveal the menu that can then be used in line with the requirements of the user. For iDVD it is the simplest way to conduct the media additions to the drop zone:
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  25. While using the iDVD it is advised to press the command + (x) button to access the text menu bar. The text if it is to be added to the movie can be edited by using the tab that has been mentioned as under:
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  27. The path Edit > select all buttons is to be used to change all the button shapes that appear within the iDVD window. The interface that appears in relation to this menu has also been explained in full when it comes to the figure below:
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  29. Without clicking on drop zone or text object the user can access the menu info window by clicking the menu. This window is the best to ensure that the free positioning is selected that would allow the user to move the button freely within the menu:
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Part 2: Top 5 iDVD tutorials

Below are the top 5 iDVD tutorials which any user can access to get the basic as well as the advanced knowledge of the program with ease and satisfaction:

  1. Lynda
  2. http://www.lynda.com/iDVD-tutorials/09-essential-training/51435-2.html

    With best rating and reviews it is one of the tutorials that would allow the user to get the best outcome and to learn the related iDVD terminologies with ease. The overall structure of the program is very easy to understand and for the same reason it is highly recommended.

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  3. Apple Inc.
  4. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CB0QFjAAahUKEwiMxpuHhefIAhWHJB4KHT-0AWs&url=https%3A%2F%2Fmanuals.info.apple.com%2Fen_US%2FiDVDTutorial.pdf&usg=AFQjCNGY8NRsZsnnhhAwXe_tCOuFjaf_6Q&sig2=FhBLoIAjWsyLhnskRRvTzg&bvm=bv.106130839,d.dmo

    It is a PDF file that can be accessed through the link which has been mentioned above. The overall terminologies have been explained in great detail and the user can get the best out of the tutorial with ease. Once this tutorial has been read in full there is no need of any other tutorial to be read and proceed with.

    iDVD tutorial How to use iDVDs

  5. YouTube
  6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=668dW4uo83A

    This iDVD tutorial is of 13 minutes in length. First and foremost feature is that it is hosted by YouTube which means absolutely free of charge forever. Secondly it can be downloaded without any hassle. The basic features of the iDVD along with the overall software structure have been explained in the best way in this regard.

    iDVD tutorial How to use iDVDs

  7. Note boom productions
  8. http://www.noteboomproductions.com/mac-tutorials/tutor-for-idvd/

    Note boom production is known for the work it is doing in the field of Apple and the product related trainings. The users who are not even familiar with the product i.e. iDVD can take full advantage of the tutorial that is present at the URL mentioned above to get the concepts clear.

    iDVD tutorial How to use iDVDs

  9. Apple tutorial video
  10. http://appletutorialvideo.davidnorton.org/imac-and-macbook-video-tutorial-director/ilife-video-tutorials/idvd-09-video-tutorials/

    Not only iDVD but all the related products of Apple Inc. are explained in detail and for the same reason it is highly recommended to all the novice users to go through this tutorial for once to get their concepts clear with clarity and dignity. The overall layout of the site is also simple to follow and the user can get the best results once the related iDVD instructions are followed with ease and satisfaction:

    iDVD tutorial How to use iDVDs

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