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    DVDLogic BD Author is a professional BD authoring solution for studio use. It contains all the necessary functions for compilation, separate video, audio, interactive graphics (menu) and subtitles into one full valuable BD. BD Author's user interface is very simple and shows all existing BD fields to allows creation of BD with maximum complexity while adhering to the BD specification. The main concept of this solution is that you can create your Blu-ray with professional BD specification knowledge, plus you can open, edit and compile again any your existing BD. This ability allows to see internal structure of any BD without understanding BD specification concepts.

    BD Author allows to start your first project from a single video stream and continue improving it adding audio, subtitles, interactive menu, navigation commands, titles, chapters and many more ... Coupled with IGEditor, BD Author allows you to add very complex interactive menus with a large number of buttons and commands.

    Several main functions of BD Author:

    • Compiles all supported by BD specification Video and Audio.
    • Compiles Subtitles.
    • Compiles Interactive Menu.
    • Possibility to use all navigation commands for complex projects.
    • Creates Chapters and Titles.
    • Shows all detailed info about every stream.
    • Accurate user interface allows step by step create complex projects.
    • Allows to implement special BD features such as angles and secondary video.
    • Shows all BD fields and acceptable for studio using.

    Differences between EasyBD Studio, BD Author 3D v3 and BD Author UHD v4:

    Functions BD Author UHD v4 BD Author 3D with BDCMF EasyBD Studio with BDCMF BD Author with IGEditor v2.4 BD Author with IGEditor v1.4 EasyBD Studio with IGEditor v2.4 EasyBD Studio with IGEditor v1.4
    Navigation commands are accessible Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
    Interactive Menu compilation and IG Editor support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
    Several PlayItems Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
    Seamless connections Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
    Slideshow compilation Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
    Angles compilation Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No
    Secondary video (Picture in Picture) compilation Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No
    Extended user interface Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
    User interface is similar to BD specification Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No
    Extended set of tracks Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
    Built-in BD Reauthor function Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
    Interactive Menu Editor included Yes v2.6 Yes v2.6 Yes v2.6 Yes v2.4 Yes v1.4 Yes v2.4 Yes v1.4
    Quick BD Menu included Yes No Yes No No Yes Yes
    M2TS adjusted to BD verifier Yes, UHD verifier Yes Yes Not 100% Not 100% Not 100% Not 100%
    BDCMF export Yes Yes Yes No No No No
    CC-Ultra UHD/4K compatible Yes No No No No No No
    Price support@dvd-logic.com $1999 $1499 $1099 $899 $799 $599

    Download BD example mutliplexed with EasyBD (Interactive menu created in Quick BD Menu):

    News and announcements

    May, 2016: We are conducting Beta Testing activities for our UHD authoring application! DVDLogic Software in partnership with Silicon Philosophies are proud to announce our newest multi-functional UHD BD authoring application, known as KryptonITe; empowering small to mid-sized companies to join this latest trend. KryptonITe is based on our familiar BD-Author 3D concept and user interface, but in addition, provides UHD functionalities.

    March, 11th, 2016: BD Author 3D versions 3.1 released! Improved BDCMF export, partial mux function, B-pyramides processing, seamless branching, "Import BD" function, user interface.

    January, 26th, 2016: BD Author 3D versions 3.0 released! BDCMF export function added, completely remade BD muxer generates 100% BD verifier compatible M2TS files suitable for all BD players, partial mux function, B-pyramides processing, improved user interface.

    June, 26th, 2014: BD Author 3D versions 2.6 released! ISO Image function added. BD Muxer improved.

    May, 26th, 2014: BD Author 3D versions 2.4 released! We continue improving our BD Muxer kernel. Now we concentrate our efforts on accurate muxing and speed optimization. We implemented some optimization, including multi-thread approach and now updated our all BD authoring software line.

    March, 26th, 2014: BD Author 3D version 2.0 released! You can add MVC depended stream and create your 3D Blu-ray with our BD Author 3D tool. 3D demux function is also included in "Import BD" function. BD Author 3D includes also latest IG Editor v2.4.

    February, 1st, 2013: IG Editor version 2.0 released! In new version added PSD Update function for DoStudio and Scenarist format PSD, Effects wizard, allows create effects in few seconds, Commands wizard for easy commands/parameters editing and more...

    September, 20th, 2012: BD Author version 1.3 released! In new BD Author we made important improvements in Browsable slideshow creation: Audio clips for BS, PlayList for BS, time accuracy. We also optimized "New from BD" function and work with Interactive Menu. Several bugs are fixed. Update is free for all registered users! Remained only last 10 days for 20% discount for BD Author, EasyBD Pro, Suite or Studio version.

    August, 20th, 2012: BD Author version 1.2 released! In new BD Author we added Redo-Undo function, special feature for multiple repeating of any PlayItem, improved BD Schema. Several bugs are fixed. Update is free for all registered users! September is last month for 20% discount for BD Author, EasyBD Pro, Suite or Studio version.

    July, 1st, 2012: EasyBD line and BD Author Summer discount - 20%! Only for Summer period and September we propose 20% discount for EasyBD Pro, Suite or Studio version. Also during this time you have great opportunity to order EasyBD Studio + BD Author in one package for only $1199.

    May, 25th, 2012: BD Author version 1.1 released! Software improved, several bugs are fixed. New real world blu-ray movie example added. Update is free for all registered users!

    April, 16th, 2012: First release. DVDLogic BD Author is a professional BD authoring solution for studio use. It contains all the necessary functions for compilation, separate video, audio, interactive graphics (menu) and subtitles into one full valuable BD. BD Author's user interface is very simple and shows all existing BD fields to allows creation of BD with maximum complexity while adhering to the BD specification.