The DoStudio line is a series of applications focused on professional Blu-ray Disc™ authoring. DoStudio products empower you to create high-quality, replication ready Blu-ray Disc™ titles with interactive pop-up menus, complex interactivity, and dual 1080p 3D streams. Choose the DoStudio product that's right for you, or contact us for a custom solution for your Blu-ray Disc™ authoring needs.
DoStudio Overview (pdf)
DoStudio Indie is a professional authoring and encoding solution for 2D, 3D, and High Fidelity Pure Audio Blu-ray Disc production. Designed for the small post facility or independent author, DoStudio Indie empowers you to create interactive pop-up menus, build and edit playlists, and control every action in your Blu-ray Disc™ project, all through an intuitive point-and-click interface — no scripting required! From menu layout to cutting replication-ready masters, DoStudio Indie replaces the complexity of the Blu-ray Disc™ specification with easy-to-understand nomenclature and friendly workflows.
Designed for the ultimate Blu-ray Disc™ professional, DoStudio EX empowers you to create interactive pop-up menus, build and edit playlists, and control every action in your 3D Blu-ray Disc™ project. Using the HDMV authoring style and the included IG Editor application, you'll be empowered to author using the full power of Blu-ray Disc™ specification scripting. From menu layout to replication ready cutting master files, DoStudio EX provides a high-level authoring environment perfectly suited to the advanced operator looking for complete control.
DoStudio 3D Complete
The DoStudio 3D Complete bundle provides you with an end-to-end Blu-ray Disc™ 3D encoding and authoring solution. It includes DoStudio Indie and EX, DoStudio 3D Authoring Module, DoStudio MVC Encoder, and Z Depth, a 3D subtitling tool. Whether you need to create replication-ready 3D discs or you're looking for an efficient way to deliver high-quality review copies of your 3D content, DoStudio 3D Complete gives you all of the tools you need to produce BD3D discs with the speed and efficiency DoStudio is known for.
DoStudio 3D Authoring Module
Add Blu-ray Disc™ 3D authoring to DoStudio EX with the 3D Authoring Module. This module supports BD Profile 5, allowing twice the resolution of 3D on a standard Blu-ray Disc™ — a full 1080p stream for each eye! The 3D Authoring module allows you to create Hollywood-style Blu-ray Disc™ 3D products. You'll be able to create full menu structures, multiple audio and subtitle streams, and assign depth to pop-up menus and subtitles.
DoStudio 3D Dailies
DoStudio 3D Dailies is designed for those times when you need to create a 3D disc fast. It is the perfect solution for creating 3D dailies, review copies, proof-of-concept discs, or any project where you need a full quality Blu-ray Disc™ 3D without the menus and interactive features of a retail-style disc.
DoStudio AVC Encoder
The DoStudio AVC Encoder is a cost-effective, easy to use Blu-ray Disc™ encoding solution optimized for the output of your Vegas Pro, Final Cut Pro, Premiere or Avid workflow. The DoStudio Encoder ingests you QuickTime or AVI source, and outputs high-quality constant and variable bit rate streams that are 100% compliant with the Blu-ray Disc™ specification. DoStudio Encoder is optimized exclusively for Blu-ray Disc™ encoding with support for Primary and Secondary (Picture-in-Picture) video streams.
DoStudio MVC Encoder
DoStudio MVC Encoder delivers gorgeous 3D encodes for Blu-ray Disc™ 3D. Designed specifically to deliver the Multi View Coding (MVC) format for Blu-ray Disc™ 3D applications, the DoStudio MVC Encoder delivers high quality full 1080p streams to each eye with the same ease-of-use and practical approach you've come to expect from the DoStudio product line.
Enterprise Blu-ray Disc™ Authoring
Blu-print™ software is the optimal solution for Blu-ray Disc™ authoring, designed for high-volume production. Create titles in BDMV-compliant HDMV movie mode or BD-J mode.
DoStudio products empower you to create high-quality, replication ready
Z Depth is a subtitle editing application that allows you to edit and record offset metadata for placement of subtitles and interactive graphic menus in the 3D space of Blu-ray movies.
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AACS for independent producers
This article addresses the AACS process and fees for new Blu-ray Disc™ authors. No aspect of Blu-ray Disc™ production has caused more confusion and consternation than the mandatory AACS requirement.
Authoring your first Blu-ray Disc™
Once you’ve read the manual and taken a look at the sample project you are ready to author your first Blu-ray Disc™ title. This article will help you author a professional Blu-ray Disc™ with ease.
The list of high fidelity pure audio releases is long, and growing by the day. One of the most significant recent releases is the long-awaited, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young disc CSNY 1974.
Understanding 3D: Authoring Blu-ray™ 3D
Like all new formats, 3D Blu-ray Disc™ authoring introduces new technical considerations into the author's workflow. 3D is unique among technologies, however, in that it introduces physiological considerations as well.
Blu-ray subtitles with DoStudio
To add subtitles to a Blu-ray project in DoStudio, you'll need an understanding of several details, including proper .dost file formatting, subtitle image file preparation, and event requirements for duration and gapless presentation.
Understanding what happens at the replication facility
You have completed your authoring project down to the last painstaking detail and you are now ready to send it to a replication facility to have discs pressed.