Blu-Disc Studio features

  • Create main and popup menus
  • Make animated menus
  • Customize transitions between movies (clips)
  • Customizable playlists
  • Highlight current audio track, subtitles or episode
  • Automatic scenes menu creation
  • Seamless menus and playlists
  • Slideshows
  • JAR signing
  • Resume disc playback
  • Blu-ray Audio and Pure Audio® wizards
  • Video scaling
  • Built-in Blu-ray/UHD muxer
  • Export to Scenarist® BD
  • Create 3D Blu-ray (with 2D menu)
  • CMF output support
  • Top menu, Resume and GPR-registers are available
  • UHD support

Check version comparison for details

List of supported BD/UHD formats

  • Video:
    • MPEG-2 (*.m2v)
    • SMPTE VC-1 (*.vc1)
    • MPEG-4 AVC (*.avc)
    • MPEG-4 MVC (*.mvc)
    • H265 HEVC (*.hevc)
  • Audio:
    • Linear PCM (*.wav)
    • Dolby Digital (*.ac3)
    • Dolby Digital Plus (*.ec3)
    • Dolby TrueHD (*.ac3 + *.mlp)
    • DTS (*.dts)
    • DTS-HD High Resolution (*.dtshd)
    • DTS-HD Master Audio (*.dtshd)
  • Subtitles:
    • SRT (*.srt)
    • BDN XML (*.xml)
    • PES (*.pes + *.mui)
    • SUP
  • Menu:
    • PNG images 32 bit (24 + 8), Adobe® Photoshop® PSD (import)

H264 video codec compatibility

  • x264 - please use the appropriate encoding parameters
  • MAGIX VEGAS Pro
  • Adobe® Premiere/Media Encoder - use only for progressive streams. For interlaced use version 2017 or below
  • Grass Valley EDIUS - use only for progressive streams
  • DaVinci Resolve - do not use - does not produce BD specification compliant streams

HEVC video codec compatibility

  • x265. We recommend using x265 with ffmpeg:
    Without HDR
    ffmpeg -i Source.mov -r 24000/1001 -pix_fmt yuv420p -f rawvideo - | x265 --input - --input-res 3840x2160 --no-info --uhd-bd --repeat-headers --profile main444-10 --no-open-gop --no-b-pyramid --keyint 24 --min-keyint 1 --fps 24000/1001 --bitrate 40000 --vbv-maxrate 40000 --vbv-bufsize 40000 --colorprim "bt709" --transfer "bt709" --colormatrix "bt709" --output Output.265
    With HDR
    ffmpeg -i Source.mov -r 60000/1001 -pix_fmt yuv420p -f rawvideo - | x265 --input - --input-res 3840x2160 --no-info --uhd-bd --repeat-headers --profile main444-10 --no-open-gop --no-b-pyramid --keyint 60 --min-keyint 1 --rd 1 --fps 60000/1001 --bitrate 50000 --vbv-maxrate 80000 --vbv-bufsize 50000 --colorprim bt2020 --transfer smpte2084 --colormatrix bt2020nc --master-display "G(8500,39850)B(6550,2300)R(35400,14600)WP(15635,16450)L(10000000,1)" --max-cll "1000,180" --output Output.265