Daniusoft DVD Creator for Mac: An Overview

DVD Creator for Mac, created by Daniusoft, is software for creating and authoring DVDs. It can also convert a large variety of video formats to DVD folder, DVD disc and ISO file. The software has many editing features and tools for creating slide shows from image files. The software needs Mac OS X 10.5 or a later operating system, with a minimum RAM of 512 MB. The processor has to be Intel with minimum speed of 1 GHz. The display resolution should be a minimum of 1024 x 768.

Formats and Compatibility

DVD Creator can convert a variety of video formats; they include MPG, M4V, F4V, MOV, 3G2, 3GP, VOB, AVI, FLV, MP4, MOD, DV, ASF, MKV, WMV, DAT, TP, MTS, M2TS, TRP, TS, MPEG, EVO, TOD and NSV. For creating slide shows, the software can also take input of image files like JPEG, TIF, BMP, TIFF, JPG and PNG. The above formats can be converted to DVD and burnt to disc formats like DVD-9, DVD-5, DVD-RAM, DVD-R DL, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD+R and DVD-R.

Video Editing and Effects

The program provides a comprehensive video editor with many features. You can clip the video to the required length or choose a particular segment from the video for conversion. Selection of the portion can be done by setting the time or dragging a slider bar across the required segment. You can enhance the quality of the video by adjusting the brightness, saturation and contrast to optimum levels. Sometimes you might find that the recorded video is loaded sideways on to your computer, and with this software you can flip it back to the correct position. The size of the video image can also be optimized for viewing. You can crop the unwanted edges, and then zoom in on the required area which will occupy the full screen. 

You can include effects that you want for your output DVD, by choosing between options like White Black, Negative, Old Film, Emboss and Gray. To make your DVD unique, the software also enables you to include a picture or text as a watermark in the output.

DVD Authoring and Slide Show Creator

DVD Creator provides all the tools for creating and customizing DVD menus. The software includes many types of static and dynamic templates which makes creating a menu quite easy. You can then customize the menu by your choice of frames, text, buttons and so on. You can set a background score for the menu and also use a clip or picture from the video for the thumbnail title. You can also create a slide show with your photos, complete with music and transition effects, and burn it to a DVD disc.

Simple and Intuitive Interface

The interface is quite simple and enables you to complete conversions and DVD creation with a few clicks and simple drag-and-drop operations. All the buttons and menus are logically placed for an easy workflow. You don't need any training to master this software.