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'QDVD-Author' is a DVD-authoring program that uses command line tools to create the actual video DVD. Its goal is to create a intuitive GUI for GNU/Linux users which is easy to use and offers all posibilities for DVD authoring. QDVD-Author also lets users create slideshows from images and store them in the proper format on the DVD.


User guide available in HTML format from


Download version 2.3.0 (stable)
released on 28 December 2011



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GPLv2Janet Casey23 March 2005

Leaders and contributors

Varol Okan Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Support Forum
Developer Forum

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use netpbm
Weak prerequisite lame
Required to use sox
Required to use MPlayer or xine-libs
Required to use dvdauthor
Required to build Qt
Required to use mjpeg-tools
Weak prerequisite OggVorbis

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 March 2013.


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