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AVI vs MPEG2

by Syeedur / January 23, 2005 11:23 PM PST

I am planning to transfer video from mini DV to my computer and then burn DVD. Here is my question: Which format is bettter AVI or MPEG2? Dazzle uses MPEG2 and Adobe Premeire uses AVI. For better quality DVD burning which format should I use?

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For DVD burning, you would use mpeg-2. Avi files are very
by Kiddpeat / January 24, 2005 1:22 AM PST
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large, and can easily exceed the capacity of a DVD. There are other compression options, but mpeg-2 should play on all DVD players.

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you'll encode to mpeg
by frankzxcv / January 24, 2005 5:40 AM PST
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you'll be fine going to avi into premiere.

once you've edited you encode your show to mpeg 2 to compress it & dvd it.

note, for better results, if you have any dissolves or effects or titles you should export the timeline into a single avi movie, then imnport that finished show into a new premiere timeline and encode it. all your transitions will look better. --fj

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