DVD Studio Pro - Formatting a Project

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Formatting a Project

The format process requires you to have a VIDEO_TS and/or HVDVD_TS folder already
created. You click Format in the toolbar or press Command-F to start the process. Using
Format is especially useful when you want to make multiple discs from the same VIDEO_TS
or HVDVD_TS folder.

You would usually use the format process after you had emulated the VIDEO_TS or
HVDVD_TS folder and were ready to burn a disc or DLT. You can also combine the format
process and the build process (described next); however, an advantage to using the
format process separate from the build process is that you can choose the VIDEO_TS or
HVDVD_TS folder to format. This can be useful if you are working on a new project and
get a request for a DVD of an earlier project whose VIDEO_TS or HVDVD_TS folder is still


Setting Disc Format Properties

for more information.