Q DVD-Author – GUI frontend for dvdauthor

‘Q’ DVD-Author is a GUI frontend for dvdauthor and related tools. The application has been updated to use Qt5, the latest version of Qt.

The goal is to provide an easy-to-use, yet powerful and complete interface to generate DVD menus, slideshows, and videos to burn on a DVD.

‘Q’ DVD-Author uses one of three tools to convert the input video: video-to-DVD, a script from the videotrans project; transcode; and MEncoder.

The software has been translated into German, Italian, French, Spanish, Polish, and Esperanto. It comes with a built-in library of approximately 200 objects such as buttons and frames, and offers 22 templates.

Features include:

  • Use a simple Template dialog to create your menus.
  • Convert the whole project from PAL to NTSC and from NTSC to PAL.
  • Generate the main menu.
  • Generate Sub Menus.
  • Create Subtitles for your videos.
  • Transcode your input videos.
  • Apply multiple audio streams to the input videos.
  • Generate Buttons.
  • Scale, color, stretch, twist and shout each object.
  • Give each menu multiple sound tracks.
  • Generate a dvd-slideshow.
  • Create a full blown DVD without knowing the command line tools.
  • Modify every generated command before executing and generating the DVD.
  • Create animated menus (moving stuff around).
  • Generate MovieMenus.
  • Generate MovieButtons.

Website: qdvdauthor.sourceforge.net
Support: User Guide
Developer: Varol Okan, D. Scott Barninger
License: GNU GPL v2

Q DVD Author
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‘Q’ DVD-Author is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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