dvdauthor 0.7.1

A simple and Open Source set of utilities to help you author DVDs under Linux-based operating systems
dvdauthor is an open source command-line software that provides a comprehensive set of tools for authoring DVDs (Digital Versatile Discs) and create menus, chapters, buttons, and other similar functions.

dvdauthor will help you to easily and quickly generate a DVD movie from valid MPEG files that contain the necessary DVD VOB packets. The resulting product should be playable on any DVD player device.

Several GUI (Graphical User Interface) front-ends exist for the dvdauthor software, including the popular Q DVD Author, DVD Styler, DeVeDe, Bombono, DVD Menu Animator, and Polidori applications.

last updated on:
January 20th, 2014, 15:39 GMT
developed by:
Scott Smith
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
ROOT \ Multimedia \ Video


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dvdauthor - The help message of the dvdauthor command-line softwaredvdauthor - The usage message of the dvdauthor commanddvdauthor - The dvdauthor command, as viewed from the Linux Terminal
What's New in This Release:
  • No longer silently fail to build dvdunauthor if libdvdread is not present; must be explicitly disabled with --disable-dvdunauthor, otherwise configure reports an error
  • Allow format specification at top level of dvdauthor control file
  • mpeg2desc now reports more details about video frames
  • More explanatory XML-parsing errors
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