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X264 Hd??????

Discussion in 'Blu-ray players' started by gersrt, May 24, 2007.

  1. gersrt

    gersrt Member

    May 24, 2007
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    I just wanted to know if this x264 format is any good. I have seen downloads for blue-ray and hd-dvd movies in x264 1080i.

    The original blue ray disc could be 24 gigs where the x264 version might only be 10.

    My question is, if this is a compressed format surely the quality aint as good?

    Therefore it is a waste of time because it wont be the true quality of a HD movie at 1080i.

    Am I wrong?

    Thanks in advance
  2. Halen5150

    Halen5150 Regular member

    Aug 17, 2005
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    well; I can assure you it won't be as good as the source; nothing ever will be; because there'll always be compression taking place.

    But, the x264 codec was originally designed to work good with low bitrates; so theoretically; the quality loss is a lot less in terms of DL size as opposed to say xvid/divx.

    But, I'll definitely say that it won't be a waste of your time getting them because I can assure you either way the movie will look great for being a backup.

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