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Final Cut Pro X: Burning a DVD

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by Allen Kingsbury

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Exporting to DVD
Go to the top menu and click on “File” then “Share” then “DVD”.

Next connect an external DVD drive and insert a blank DVD disc (DVD-R is most compatible).

Then under the "Settings" tab:

Output device: (make sure to choose the external drive) *not the hard drive option.
Layers: Automatic.
Build type: File.
Disc template: default (5 different backgrounds to choose from).
Title: Enter title of disc for the main menu.
Volume Name: How the disc title will read on a computer.
Color Space: This is automatically set based on your timeline settings.
When disc loads: either choose Show Menu or Play movie immediately.
Markers: Checkbox to use chapter markers as subtitles.
Loop: Checkbox creates a loop movie button.
Background: Click "Add" to browse for a picture to add as the background to personalize your menu.
Logo image: Click "Add" to create a logo.
Title image: Click "Add" to create a title image.

Click “Next”

Click on “Window” then “Background Tasks” to view the overall completion percentage.

The DVD should pop out of the external drive when its finished.

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Click on “Window” then “Background Tasks” to view the overall completion percentage.

The DVD should pop out of the external drive when its finished.

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