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Question about TMPGEnc Version 2.00

Discussion in 'Convert DVD to another format' started by Goose69, Oct 28, 2001.

  1. Goose69

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    Anyone use the "DVD" template versus like the NTSC (Film) or SVCD? Any noticeable difference?
     
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    dRD I hate titles Staff Member

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    Well, the DVD template is meant -- just like the name says -- for DVD encoding, while SVCD template is meant for SVCD encoding. Various MPEG streams have some differences in their structure as well as in quality (MPEG-1 and VideoCD are not encoded in the same way, the structure is bit different).
     
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    How about file size differences or "quality"? And of course overall all time to encode?
     
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    Both formats use same MPEG-2 encoding routines, so the difference is in resolution and in bitrate -- DVD resolution is full resolution (704x576 in PAL) and SVCD resolution is 480x480 (NTSC) or 480x576 (PAL). Maximum bitrate for DVD is 9.8MBit/sec and for SVCD it is 3.5MBit/sec -- bitrate is the factor that defined how much space the video takes and it can be determined before you start encoding.
     

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