Provides information on DVDs, covering such topics as equipment, formats, using DVDs on computers, authoring, and producing DVDs.
Since 1997 Jim Taylor's online DVD FAQ has been the most current and complete source of information on this rapidly growing technology, and visitors to the site have been clamoring for a print version. And here it is! Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About DVD is the most comprehensive, quick look-up guide to DVD facts, figures, and formats available anywhere. Questions are answered clearly, succinctly, by one of the leading figures in the DVD community. The book is broken into five major sections: * General DVD information * DVD's relationship to other products and technologies * DVD technical details * DVDs and the computer * DVD production Complete with photos and tables not part of the online version, Everything You Wanted to Know About DVD describes and explains every DVD Video and Audio format and covers: * How to run DVD on any type of computer * Easter Egg Essentials * Why some discs don't work in all players (and which ones they will work in) * DVD/CD-ROM/CD-RW/Super Video CD compatibility * DVD Video and Audio outputs * Video hook-up options * Audio hook-up options * Where to find DVD hardware, software, and technical support * Authoring basics* Production basics