Tutorials

Find the latest tutorials on Blip.TV or Youtube.

Getting started:

With a video:

Showing some of the basic functions – make it full screen to be able to watch it better.

In words:
There is a great DVD slideshow GUI tutorial over at  www.digital-digest.com!
A guide on how to make a photo slidshow (DVD or web viewable) using DVD slideshow GUI, with a simple menu making guide for multiple slideshows on the same DVD.

Tutorial in italian(html): here.

Import of  PowerPoint and Impress presentations:

Use of external applications:

Falling Postcards tutorial:

Export of dvd with menus to Gui for dvdauthor:

How to make a dvd with menus(.gfd export) using Gui for dvdauthor and Img Burn: here

Just by exporting your slideshow in .gfd format and loading it up in Gui for dvdauthor, author it and burn it – you will have a pro-looking slideshow DVD with menus.

DVD slideshow GUI exports a .gfd file with:

DSG2GFD

– Main menu(animated) with button access to:
– A rendered video slideshow with music, texts and chapterpoints.
– Chaptermenus with tumbnail-buttons to the video slideshow.

– One photo/video pr. submenu, so you can flip through photos/videos with your remote.

It also supports export of videos, so this is a nice way to make a video(musicvideos/trailers) compilation.

Get Gui for dvdauthor(GFD) here!

Flash export

In version 0.67 flash(flv) is added, here’s how to add a flv player to your blog or homepage:

Export slideshow as .flv:

Export your slideshow in DVD slideshow GUI as .flv.

On the Flv exporter window please note that half of the sizes are for 16:9 the other half are for 4:3 formats. (ex. 320×240 = 4:3 and 320×180 = 16:9).

Keep size, bitrate and audio small for a faster streaming(loading) file.

Before you render press the ‘Copy to clipboard’ button and paste(ctrl+v) it into your html page/blog and press ‘okay’ for exporting the flv file.

Alternatively you can use this wizard to generate the code:  FlvPlayer wizard.

Adding the FLV Video to your homepage:

Download href=”http://www.jeroenwijering.com/?item=Flash_Video_Player.

It includes a free Flash Video Player for your FLV video.

Upload the flvplayer.swf file that comes with Flash Video Player to your server.

Upload your .flv video file to your server.

In the code you pasted from DVD slideshow GUI replace http://www.myhomepage.com/ with your address.

Add &autostart=1 to the video file if you want it to autoplay, like

Code:

file=http://www.myhomepage.com/myvideofile.flv&autostart=1

Read the included Readme in Flash Video Player for more advanced options.

(Thanks to Baldrick for the tutorial)