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  1. hello, is it possible to change just the background color of a dvd menu in vob format to other color without changing the other things in the menu? e.g. menu texts, menu scene selections, Thanks in advance.
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    The background is the background (picture). It doesn't change.

    However, you can change the subpic, such that, instead of it changing a highlight, it changes all BUT a highlight (it essence, it itself is a highlight). I have done this before in a title, where the bkgd gets "dimmed".


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  3. which program changes the subpic?
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    Originally Posted by lorenzo111 View Post
    which program changes the subpic?
    DVDSubEdit
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    Definitely try to do it as suggested by Cornucopia first.

    Changing the actual background itself is much harder to do in comparison.
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  6. but just changing the menu background color to a different color is not possible? here is the link to an image of a dvd menu.
    https://i.imgur.com/clFZoxq.png
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    The background on DVD is pre-rendered. This means you can't just change some color values to change the background color and that's it.

    To change it you have to extract/convert the MPEG still to an image file (BMP, PNG and so on), edit it in an image editor such as Photoshop and then convert it back to an MPEG still and replace the original one. Which also requires remuxing the subpic. It's not for beginners.
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    Originally Posted by lorenzo111 View Post
    but just changing the menu background color to a different color is not possible? here is the link to an image of a dvd menu.
    https://i.imgur.com/clFZoxq.png
    There is no single program that allows someone to easily edit and replace an existing menu. You will need several programs and it can be a fairly complex process. This is a guide written a while back for editing pre-existing menus: https://forum.videohelp.com/threads/254043-Guide-for-extracting-menus-for-editing-and-...g-edited-menus Nothing has changed to make the process easier and it only really works well for static menus.
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