DVD Studio Pro - Transcoding Artifacts

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Transcoding Artifacts

Every time video is transcoded from one format to another—for example, from analog
to digital, or DV to MPEG-2—artifacts are introduced into it. The visibility of these artifacts
depends on the quality of the transcoding device and the content. While transcoding
cannot be avoided, its effects can be minimized. Use the highest quality equipment and
software you can, and choose products that work well together and support each other’s


Chapter 4

Preparing Video Assets