SD MP4 to DVD with Adobe? at

Go Back   DV Info Net > Cross-Platform Post Production Solutions > Distribution Center > DVD Authoring

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old September 20th, 2006, 03:32 PM   #1
New Boot
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posts: 5
SD MP4 to DVD with Adobe?

I've captured some video for a friend's football team at 640x480 30fps HQ using my HD1. Now I'd like to create a DVD for the team.
Currently I have access to a local college's A/V lab that has Adobe Premiere 2.0, Adobe After Effects 7.0, and Adobe Encore DVD 2.0.
I should preface this by saying that I'm a video-editing neophyte.

This is my current workflow:
1. Convert .mp4 to .mov using Quicktime Pro.
2. Import .mov into Adobe After Effects 7.0 and stretch the 640x480 SD footage to 720x480.
3. Export an .avi using the high quality (no compression) - This takes a very long time!
4. Import the .avi into Adobe Encore DVD 2.0.
5. Create DVD and burn.

I would like to know if anyone else is using a similar workflow or if there is a better workflow? It takes a very long time to convert the SD 640x480 into 720x480 that Encore DVD requires.
Is there a faster program that will do the scaling without significant quality loss?
Is there a faster way to go from HD1 to DVD?
Is there a way to do batch resizing and exporting to .avi?

Thanks, I've found DVInfo to be very informative!

Last edited by William Brown; September 20th, 2006 at 03:35 PM. Reason: Clarification of technologies
William Brown is offline   Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

Omega Broadcast
(512) 251-7778
Austin, TX

(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

(800) 238-8480
Glendale, CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > Cross-Platform Post Production Solutions > Distribution Center > DVD Authoring

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:41 PM.

DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2015 The Digital Video Information Network