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How to create a DVD menu using nero burning software?

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To create a dvd menu you need to open your Nero Burning Software program. You should see a screen that looks like this…

How to create a DVD menu using nero burning software?

Where it says What would you like to do? Click on Make DVD and then DVD-video. Here is a shot of your next dvd menu screen…

How to create a DVD menu using nero burning software?

Before you can create a dvd menu you need to bring in your video files. Click on Add Video Files. Under the new pop up window, look for the video file that you created with Windows Movie Maker. If you have made more than one video you can add them as well. To give you an idea, here is an illustration of mine, with two videos…

How to create a DVD menu using nero burning software?

When you are done adding your videos click on the Next button. Look for the Edit Menu tab and click on it. To the right of the interface you will see a list of different options.

  • Layout – This is where you arrange your videos on the dvd menu screen. Try them all to see which one looks the best.
  • Background – For the background you can choose one of nero’s or bring in a picture of your own. I used one of our family pictures. To add your own picture click on the browse for picture button. This is the button that has the magnifying glass on it. A window will pop up for you to locate your picture. When you find it click Open. This will bring your picture into Nero, scroll through the list of background pictures to find yours.Below the background properties screen you will see Audio File. To add background music to your dvd, click on the browse for Audio File button. When you locate the music you want to use, click Open. Now click the play button to listen to it.
  • Buttons – There are different styles you can choose from, try them all.
  • Font – Click on the arrow to choose one of the many different fonts you have installed in your compter. There are also many different colors you can choose from.
  • header/Footer Text- Type in what you want your dvd menu screen to display.To change the text on your buttons just click on them and you will see a button properties window. Type your text in to the box. You can also move your buttons around by clicking and dragging on them.

    Click on the other options as well, when you are satisfied with your dvd menu screen, click on Save Template. Here is what my dvd menu looks like…

    How to create a DVD menu using nero burning software?

    Use the remote control to test your movies.

    Note: Make sure you save your project by clicking on the Save tab.