DVD Studio Pro - How the Encoded Files Are Named

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How the Encoded Files Are Named

When you import QuickTime video assets into DVD Studio Pro, the integrated MPEG
encoder names the encoded files as follows:

• The first half is the complete original filename, including its extension.

• The second half has three parts—the video standard (NTSC or PAL), the encoding bit

rate (shown as a four-digit number), and the “.m2v” extension.

For example, if you import an asset named “Main Program.mov,” use the NTSC standard
and a bit rate of 5.5 Mbps, the MPEG-encoded filename will be “Main


Chapter 4

Preparing Video Assets

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Audio files created by the embedded AIFF encoder use the original filename with an
added “.aiff” extension.