Setting Stream Properties

Each stream has a few settings you can use while configuring it.

Figure. Left part of the Track Editor showing the stream selection, language selection, and stream lock controls.

Each stream has a button at the far-left side of the Track tab that you can click to enable that stream when you play the track in the Viewer tab. You can choose one video, and optionally, one audio and one subtitle stream.

Each audio and subtitle stream in a track can have a language assigned to it. When the track plays, it can select a stream based on the DVD player’s language setting. If no suitable stream is found, the player plays the first stream.

Note: The Languages area of the Outline tab and the Add Language icon in the toolbar are used when creating multiple-language menus and are not used by the Track Editor. See Setting Up Menus for the Languages for more information.

You can protect a stream from accidental changes by clicking its lock icon. When it is open (unlocked), you can make changes to the stream; when the lock is closed, you can’t. You can still select it for previewing and assign a language to it, but you cannot make any changes to its clips.

To lock all streams
  • Choose Project > Timeline > Lock All Streams (or press Shift-F4).