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Old August 22nd, 2008, 01:28 AM   #1
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1440x1080x32 what does the 32 mean ??

this is the PAL XH A1.
in Vegas clip properties it shows this per clip.
what is that 32 at the end?
i googled it and no luck.

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Old August 22nd, 2008, 02:58 AM   #2
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That's the bit count for the color sampling. 32bits in total.
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Old August 22nd, 2008, 04:22 AM   #3
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thanks jack, but isn't it really 8bits?
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Old August 22nd, 2008, 04:54 AM   #4
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that means you are using an alpha channel (4x8 RGB+a).
Since you cannot divide 32 by 3 , it is likely the case, but you could have 30bit RGB with 10 bit for each color.
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Old August 22nd, 2008, 07:44 AM   #5
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It means you are using an alpha channel, 8 bits per channelx4=32.
When there is no alpha channel, it reads 24.
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Old August 23rd, 2008, 12:58 AM   #7
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regarding the alpha channel, is this something inherent in the HDV stream? because i have not used anything. this is just clicking on the clips in explorer and reading their properties underneath. no processing.
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