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quicktime resolution

quicktime resolution

quicktime resolution

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I work for a DVD authoring company and a client have requested .mov-files to be delivered to him on a DVD so that he can edit it himself using I-Movie. I am not familiar with I-movie at all, and I wonder what resolution delivers the best quality. Someone told me that low res .mov files can be just as crystal clear as high res mpeg2.

* I live in Sweden and the PAL specs for mpeg2 is 720 x 576. Is it the same for -mov files?

*What software do I need to capture video in this format?

Would be very grateful for a quick response, since this client is waiting for us to deliver.

Sincerly, Michael Nilsson, Sweden.

RE: quicktime resolution

Download QuickTime - buy Pro (it allows you to export a movie).

Open your mpeg file, export to a mov file. You can play around with the various resolution and size settings to discover what gives you satisfactory clarity.

Sorenson Squeeze makes very nicely compacted .mov files from other types of video files (best program of its kind by far in my opinion).

RE: quicktime resolution

Capture the clips to a quicktime movie at 720x576 using DV compression - a DV stream. This is the only format thats native to I-movie, sending any other format is fine, but his software will need to convert it.

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