Launch Media Encoder
Import the file to compress to DVD
Click on (Yellow Settings) Match Source Preset to open the Export Settings Window
Click on Format:
Choose to Export Video and Export Audio
Click on the Video Tab
Notice that the Estimated File size is displayed here
"Optional" Choose Scale to Fill to get rid of the "marginal" black lines around your image
Can also choose the inpoint and outpoint of the file to compress when >Source Range > Custom is selected
Choose Output File and navigate to where to save the .m2v file
Choose the destination for the saved file and click "Save"
Open Encore and create a new project
Name the project and put it in the desired location on your hard drive
Import the m2v and the corresponding ac3 file into the project as a Timeline
Select the corresponding m2v and .wav files
To make a menu with a background still from the clip on the DVD load the timeline that you want to take a frame grab of and place the timeline indicator on the frame that you want to use.
Go to >Timeline>Save Frame as File
Choose a place to save the file.
Then go to >File>Import As>Menu and navigate to the file you just saved.
In Encore>Change the workspace to Menu Design. Go to >Window
Click on the Text Tool.
Type on the menu the titles of the DVD buttons you want to create.
To Change the menu color go to >Menu>Edit Menu Color Set
Choose the Color Set to Menu Default
Now you can choose – Which Highlight Group you want to use that you have adjusted in the previous step.
One option available is to select to Distribute the buttons.
Another option available is to Align the buttons
To set the buttons select the button.
Click on Link>
After all the links to the buttons are created then choose to make the Menu First Play. RT. click on the Menu 01 in the bin and select. >Set as First Play.
Click on the timeline in the "Project" window and go to the "Timeline Properties" and
Choose to set the End Action to "Return to Last menu" or whatever you want the disk to do.
Preview the disk by selecting the "Disk Preview"
You can also select "Shift and Space Bar" to preview.
If the disk works then build the disk.
Choose to "Check Project"
Then hit Start to start the "check project" process
If the only error you have is. "title remote not set" that is fine to ignore.
On the build menu make sure the Format is set to DVD Output to DVD Disc and choose the write speed and # of copies.