Need Help for DVD Authoring. I know it is a long read, but please help me.
Here it is. I have a Sony DCR-DVD101 Camcorder which records on a 3Ē dvd-rw. A new Dell Portable computer 3.2 Mhz with 512Mb of memory. What I need to do is record hockey games from an elite youngster team, make a montage of the game recorded with the Sony cam, then burn it back on DVDs and give them to coaches for their video sessions.
Iím good with computers but kind of nerdy (new) at video editing and stuff. So I read a little (actually a lot) and decided to go with Ulead DVD Workshop 2 for my authoring project. Recorded my first period of hockey game, imported it (the .vob file) in UDW2 and tried to do my first montage (authoring) after reading all the book and video tutorials. I was able to do it but it lags so much while I edit (make the authoring) that it took me a complete day to do it. The VOB file is 900 MB and that is just for one period, so trying to go for a complete game would be about 2.7 gigs. The lagging is unbearable, so I presume that I have to convert my VOB file to something else and compress it at same time, or am I just doing something wrong? I read about so many of you editing your dvds with UDW2! I just donít know what to do and with what software anymore. There is so much to read about video and all of that, it just looks like a jungle to me.
So here is my question to you guys. Can you please help me, and tell me what I need to do with my initial VOB file and with what software (if I need to with something else than UDW2) should I be making my converting and authoring (menu editing) with. And then what to do to burn it back on a DVD since the hockey club bought a DVD burner to go with all the stuff we have. Or if you think it should go to a CD in the form of a VCD or SVCD then please feel free to say so and to tell me how to do it all.
Please donít be afraid to throw at me more than one way of doing it because I know there is. But if you suggest any software changes from UDW2, please make sure that what you recommend is good, easy and fast for menu editing because I have quite a few (menus) and have to do it fast also. Imagine playing one game a day for two, three or four days in a row, the montage has to go in the coaches hands fast, or theyíre going to be useless. This is why the Sony DCR-DVD camcorder was bought; it makes the capture time disappear since it is already on the Sonyís 3Ē DVD-RW.
PS Since Iím a new member, I know I have to go trough the board first to find answers to my questions. Iíve been reading for two days now. I read so much stuff that are almost like what I want to do but not exactly it, that I am now more confused then before. So please accept my regret if I could have found the answer somewhere, I just wasnít able to find it. If you want to redirect me for a specific post for my answer, please do so.