Creating DVD’s The fun and easy Way.
Make sure you have the dock visible. Under Blue apple->Dock->Turn hiding…(Make
sure the dock isn’t hidden.
To back up data you are working on onto a DVD simply insert a blank DVD into the
iMac CD/DVD drive.
A dialog box will come up stating that you have inserted a Blank DVD (or DVD+RW).
It will tell you to choose what to do the pop-up menu.
1. Mack sure the Action is set to Open Finder.
2. Choose a name you like
3. DO NOT EVER CHECK OFF MAKE THIS ACTION DEFAULT! This will
make certain changes that will prevent certain functions in iTunes.
4. Click OK
5. An Icon of the DVD with the name selected will appear on the desktop.
6. Drag all data you want to save onto the icon.
7. When you have placed all the data you want onto the disk (Limit 4.7 gig) click
and hold on the DVD icon and your trash icon will turn into a yellow orange
radioactive symbol. Drag the DVD icon onto the symbol and it will ask if you
really wish to burn onto the DVD click ok.
8. Wait For DVD to burn.
9. Enjoy your new DATA DVD. Apple says the DATA should work on both MAC
and PC. (As long as it isn’t a MAC based program.)
From iMovie to iDVD:
I’m going to assume that you already know how to make a movie in (NTSC video) in
iMovie, so this is how to make a DVD of that movie with a writable DVD and iDVD.
1. Open your (FINISHED) iMovie Project: NOTE: NAME your Project some name
you’d like to see as the name under the DVD icon on your desktop, and as the title
on the Title page of your DVD: You wouldn’t see “Cameron’s Project” on the
title screen on The Terminator movie DVD.
2. Make sure you are in time line mode. That means clicking
on the clock on video editing window. It looks like this:
3. Now make sure the zoom slider is all the way to the left.
4. Make sure the triangular time marker is all the way to 00:00:00
5. Click on the iDVD in this toolbar on the window.
6. Now you can add chapters to your movie. Think of how scene select works on
over the counter regular DVDs.
7. To make a chapte