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Learning Adobe Encore CS6

Learning Adobe Encore CS6

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  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-359694-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-359694-6

In this training course for Adobe Encore CS6, expert author and trainer Jeff Sengstack teaches you how to create top quality DVD and Blue-ray discs using this popular software from Adobe. This tutorial is designed for the beginner, and no prior experience is assumed; you will start your learning right from the very beginning!

Starting with the basics, Jeff explains exactly what Encore CS6 is, and what it can do for you. You will explore the workflow of Encore, how to import assets, make menus, and export your finished product. Each step in the workflow is covered in-depth. You will learn how to create and work with timelines, build and edit slideshows, make playlists, add and edit menus, as well as create custom menus and specialized menus. This software tutorial also covers topics such as setting up menu navigation, linking your assets to the menus, and finally, testing and exporting your project to DVD, Blue-ray disc, or even a Flash project to play in a web browser.

By the completion of this software video training course, you will be able to complete your video projects by creating high-quality DVD and Blue-ray discs using Adobe Encore CS6. Working files are included to allow you to learn using the same project files that the author uses in this tutorial.

Total Time: 9 hours

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Table of Contents

01. Introduction
    0101 Welcome
    0102 An Overview Of Adobe Encore CS6
    0103 Setting Up The Exercise Files
    0104 Relinking To Assets
02. Understanding The Encore Workflow And Workspace        
    0201 Explaining The Workflow
    0202 Considering Project Sizes
    0203 Starting A New Project
    0204 Navigating The Workspace
    0205 Customizing Workspaces
    0206 Adjusting Encore Preferences And Other Settings
03. Importing Assets
    0301 Importing Assets
    0302 Importing Assets As Encore Elements
    0303 Importing Assets Using Adobe Dynamic Link
    0304 Working With AVCHD Files
    0305 Managing Assets In The Project Panel
    0306 Checking Transcoding Information
04. Working With Timelines
    0401 Creating And Managing Timelines
    0402 Working With Audio In Timelines
    0403 Editing Assets In Timelines
    0404 Adding Chapter Markers And Poster Frames
    0405 Introducing Subtitles
    0406 Adding And Editing Subtitles
    0407 Understanding Closed Captioning
05. Creating And Editing Slide Shows
    0501 Introducing Slide Shows
    0502 Creating And Arranging Slide Shows
    0503 Adding Audio And Adjusting Duration
    0504 Adjusting Slide Show Settings
    0505 Adding Text To Slides
    0506 Applying Transitions, Motion, Slide Size
06. Making Playlists
    0601 Explaining The Two Types Of Playlists
    0602 Building A Playlist
    0603 Creating Chapter Playlists
07. Adding And Editing Menus From The Library
    0701 Introducing Menus
    0702 Opening Menus From The Library
    0703 Doing Basic Menu Editing
    0704 Adding And Editing Text In Menus
    0705 Applying Styles To Menu Objects
08. Creating Menus From Scratch
    0801 Adding And Adjusting Backgrounds From The Library
    0802 Using Objects From The Library
    0803 Using Replacement Layers
    0804 Adding Assets From The Project Panel
    0805 Adding Images And Backgrounds To The Library
    0806 Using Photoshop To Create And Edit Menus
09. Using Specialized Menus
    0901 Creating Pop-Up Menus For Blu-ray And Flash
    0902 Setting Up Multi-Page Menus For Blu-ray And Flash
    0903 Using A Chapter Index To Create Linked Submenus
10. Working With Buttons
    1001 Understanding Buttons
    1002 Routing Buttons And Setting The Menu Default Button
    1003 Creating Buttons From Graphics Or Text
    1004 Explaining And Editing Button Subpictures
    1005 Adjusting Menu Color Sets
    1006 Using Hidden Buttons To Create "Easter Eggs"
11. Working With Video And Audio In Menus
    1101 Understanding Motion Menus
    1102 Adding Video Background And Audio To A Menu
    1103 Working With Video Thumbnail Buttons
    1104 Adjusting Menu Timing And Looping
    1105 Creating Motion Menus With Premiere Pro And After Effects
    1106 Adding Button Link Transition Videos
12. Setting Up Project Navigation
    1201 Understanding Navigation
    1202 Designating The "First Play" Asset
    1203 Setting Disc Properties And Navigation
    1204 Specifying User Operations
13. Specifying Links
    1301 Specifying Links: Multiple Methods
    1302 Setting Button Names From Links
    1303 Using Buttons To Change Subtitle And Audio Tracks
    1304 Designating End Actions
    1305 Overriding End Actions
    1306 Using The Flowchart To Set Links And End Actions
14. Testing And Exporting Your Project
    1401 Checking And Fixing Your Project (Preview, Button Routing, Flowchart, Check Project)
    1402 Explaining Copy-Protection And Region Coding
    1403 Building A DVD - Blu-ray Disc - Flash Project
    1404 About Digital Juice - Stock Footage
    1405 Author Bio


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