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Author Topic: avi quality  (Read 2641 times)

mak

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avi quality
« on: July 16, 2008, 01:06:30 am »

recentley i deciced to finish an old project (i have dozens of half done projects) ive gotten a new comp. since i last opened this one. its a series of avi's i will eventualy stick together. problem is the new renders arent as good as the old ones, theyer more squary like. (technical term) id post a pic but i dont know how. my new computer is a better one so i figured they should atomaticly be better. where do you go to adjust the quality
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Re: avi quality
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2008, 01:18:40 am »

[quote  its a series of avi's i will eventually stick together.[/quote]

It might be the the program putting them into a series then compressing them
or uncompressing them.

I am not that good with that kind of stuff.

Though that happened to me so i did some tests on it
and i am pretty sure it was for that reason.

Though I am not too sure how you would fix it.

sorry about my grammer
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mak

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Re: avi quality
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2008, 03:42:12 am »

i stick them together in adobe premier. as far as compresers i always understood the best quality was full frames uncompressed???
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Re: avi quality
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2008, 03:58:03 am »

By "squary like", you mean the video resolution is different, correct? Some video editors will allow you to crop and resize and combine different resolutions, I'm pretty sure premiere should have the toolset to allow you to do that.

Best quality is full frames uncompressed yes. Best Option? No. It's the equivalent as saving each frame as a .bmp file and then sharing the entire folder with someone. File size way too high.

The most popular options are divx, xvid, H.264, etc (mpeg-4 based codecs are most popular now, it seems). Don't bother using the older codecs. Render all your frames out as BMP instead of AVI to a single folder, put them together in a video editing application, and then compress it with a modern and popular codec.

Something you can read up on: http://www.webopedia.com/quick_ref/Video_Codecs.asp
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Re: avi quality
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2008, 01:48:11 pm »

In addition to the comments above, perhaps by "squary like" you mean that the image appears more blocky, although the resolution (number of pixels) may be the same.  To avoid this, render with Anti Aliasing turned on.  Render times are much longer, but the final render is far superior.
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Re: avi quality
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2008, 06:57:26 am »

ensoniq5 that was exactly it thank you. i will try that.
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Re: avi quality
« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2008, 08:18:09 pm »

"i will try that raxx" is what i ment to say
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