This tool lets you open a DVD file folder
and select a video title for editing.
The first thing you should know is that
this tool cannot open a copyright protected DVD.
To open the DVD Reader tool, click the Tools button
on the Toolbar and select DVD Reader from the menu.
Click on the file browse button to open a DVD file folder.
This is an example of a commercial DVD with
as many as 35 video titles, most of which have
a very short video segment.
For those cases, you can hide those short video titles by
changing the minimum length of Settings to a large value.
Now, the list has been shortened to 9 items.
To load a video title into the editor,
you can use either one of the four buttons.
Save As... - use this to save the selected video title to an
Open in Input Monitor - this will load the selected video title
into the input monitor.
Add to Timeline - this will load the selected video title
to the video track of the timeline editor.
Note this is the default selection in the Settings.
Add to Project Manager - this will add the selected video title
to the video clip list in the project manager.
Note this is also the default selection in the Settings.
Finally, please note that before a video title is loaded
into the editor, the DVD Reader creates an MBS file and
stores it in the default file folder specified on the file path
in the Settings....
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