So obviously I will prefer PC over MAC.
Adobe Photoshop can help a lot to create multi-layered menus for the DVD. The Photoshop CS4 Extended version can make your dreams come true. This edition is specially made for film industry professionals for editing and authoring video and multimedia by creating visual effects and motion graphics. Photoshop had been tested for long by field experts. From the application itself one can get online search engine that provides helps on Photoshop. The price for this software is '684.02.
For DVD authoring and copying, I will prefer Nero 9. It is among the most popular authoring tool and burner other than the burner provided by an Operating System. Some basic templates for DVD authoring is provided by NERO, which can be modified easily to a new looking template. The price of this software is '49.29.
As the burning process needs a space to keep temporary files to be used as buffer, the 1TB memory space would be enough to run large projects like dual layer burning. Now once a project is over and copies of the DVD are made ready for business, it requires keeping the project for future releases. For single layer DVD movie the size of the project is about 4.7 GB and for dual layer it is 8.5 GB. Keeping a 1TB external HDD would keep back up of 210 no's 4.7 DVD and 105 no's of Dual layer Movies. Buying 3 external Hard disk Drives for keeping back up will be sufficient initially for a start up business. Price of 1TB external HDD is '135.99. The external memory comes with 5 years of manufacturer guarantee and is only 3.5"square in size. It connects to a computer via universal serial bus.
To copy content of an existing DVD, Sony DRU-700, a dual layer dvd writer will be fit finely into he pocket of a new company. Priced at '155.42 the writer can write on DVD+R DL at 2.4X speed and DVD+R at 8X speed. It can create multi session disk and supports various file formats to be written on a DVD. This device can read DVDR and DVDRW at 8X speed and DVDROM at 12X speed. The writer gives various types of writing options such as disc-at-once, incremental recording, multi border recording and restricted over writing.
For printing on DVDs, HP D7560 Color Inkjet Printer Q8441A is very useful, priced at ' 219.07, the printer prints on a DVD using thermal inkjet technology.
It is wise to use JVC DVD Player/ VHS Recorder (HRXVC11B) to produce VHS from a already