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Mac video compression

by pbgweaves / July 26, 2012 6:37 PM PDT

I bought a used Power Mac G4 with Final Cut Pro installed. I have a few Quick Time 22G films I would like to compress to MPEG2 format and burn to DVD. The FCP on my Mac has no option to compress to MPEG2 format. What stand alone compression software would work with the old G4 and FCP 5. Anyone have a clue? Thank you. PBG

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May I suggest a re-post?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 26, 2012 8:45 PM PDT
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Thank you
by pbgweaves / July 27, 2012 1:30 AM PDT

I will follow through on your suggestion. Pat

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BEWARE this issue/need.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 27, 2012 1:36 AM PDT
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I have helped folk before with MPEG2 compression and they get royally upset when they have the MPEG2 file and it's time to make the DVD they discover that it gets recompressed to the Video DVD standard.

One friend decided they were going to manually create the DVD from scratch. I heard later they took about 4 months or more to figure it all out.

Didn't FCP have Video DVD creation in it's system?

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