Author DVD or Blu-ray Disc media.
DVD and Blu-ray Disc authoring
Experience high-quality, professional disc authoring with DVD
Architect Pro. Its clean, drag-and-drop interface, powerful layout,
and incredible authoring tools make it easy to develop dynamic
menu-based Blu-ray Disc and DVD projects. Create multi-menu
projects with movies, picture slideshows, and music compilations.
Author menu-based and single-title DVD and Blu-ray Disc projects
using preset backgrounds, motion menus, buttons, and effects. In
addition to these presets, you can import your own layered
Photoshop (PSD) files for use as backgrounds, buttons, and
graphics. Enable your DVD content to play back in a loop, hold, or
time out at the end of a scene.
The Preview window enables you to preview your project on a
simulated television screen with a virtual remote control. Use the
buttons on the remote control to navigate and playback your
Start projects quickly by using one of the available
high-definition 16:9 menu templates.
Blu-ray render templates for the MainConcept encoder are included.
The encoder supports variable bit rates, with maximum bit rate of
40Mbps and average bit rate of 25Mbps.
Encode to stereo or 5.1 surround .AC3 file format with all the
flexibility provided by the Dolby Digital certified Pro encoder.
DVD Architect Pro can use the Microsoft Image Mastering API (IMAPI)
disc drivers which offer increased drive support and stability
while burning DVD and Blu-ray Disc projects.
Add a button hotspot over video and control its placement,
duration, and link. This creates an interactive experience for end
users, allowing them to navigate to alternate media related to a
specific scene on your disc.
DVD Architect Pro software supports today's popular video and audio
formats such as AVI, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, and AVCHD so you can make a
DVD or Blu-ray Disc that will play on almost any DVD/BD player or
DVD Architect Pro software supports the ability to create and run
scripts in final DVD designs. With scripting, you can build robust
interactivity into your projects.
Add keyframes to the DVD Architect Pro timeline to animate objects
such as buttons and graphics. You can also use keyframes to control
pan/crop attributes over time.
Vegas Pro 12 chapter markers can be imported into DVD Architect Pro
software as chapter points for quick scene creation. Apply a name
to each region in your Vegas project and then export the names as a
text file, which can be imported into DVD Architect Pro software as
Enable various parental control settings within the project
properties of DVD Architect Pro. These settings restrict a DVD's
playback to match parental control levels set in the user's DVD
player, as set by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA):
- GGeneral audience
- PGParental Guidance
- PG-13parents strongly cautionedsome material may be inappropriate
for under 13
- RRestricted. No child under 17 should watch without parent present
- NC-17no one 17 or under should watch this content
DVD Architect Pro 6 system requirements
Microsoft Windows Vista (Service Pack 2 or later), Windows 7,
Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10
1 GHz processor
400 MB hard-disk space for program installation
1 GB RAM
OHCI-compatible IEEE-1394DV card (for external-monitor preview)
Windows-compatible sound card