Ulead Systems introduced DVD Workshop Express, advanced DVD authoring software for corporate users and video hobbyists. DVD Workshop Express gives prosumers the design-centric workflow of DVD Workshop 2.2, without the high-end DVD replication technology that only professionals require, the company reports.
DVD Workshop Express makes it possible to encode any video format to high-quality MPEG. Include alternate music, languages, and commentaries in DVD projects with two subtitle and audio tracks including support for Dolby Digital AC-3. Design intricate menu navigations by creating Playlists to link a sequence of movies, menus, and chapter points to buttons. Mix image and video content to create motion DVD menu compositions and preview in real-time. Create customized DVD menus in PhotoImpact, Ulead's flagship image editing software, and import them directly into DVD Workshop Express. Burn the final production to dual-layer DVDs for longer or higher-quality DVD projects.
DVD Workshop Express is currently available for $299 and will be available soon via North American video resellers.