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Old November 9th, 2010, 10:48 AM   #1
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Rendering question DVD/MPEG2


I have a m2t clip on the timeline. Project setting is 1440X1080 30fps (16:9).
I decide to render, I pick MPEG-2, then Custom..In the Output type I see

1.What's the difference between DVD and MPEG-2?

2. If I pick DVD and change the Width to 1280 and Height 720 (leaving the Aspect ration to 16:9), I get an erro "The reason for the error could not be determine" (after you press OK on the RENDER AS screen)

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Old November 9th, 2010, 11:16 AM   #2
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You're getting the error message because that's not the right size for a regular DVD.
720 x 480 (and a few minor variations) are it for non blu-ray DVDs.
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Old November 10th, 2010, 08:51 AM   #3
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HD source on Vegas timeline to create your DVD is so so, not very sharp picture. You should do a search on the forum HD to SD downcoversion for DVD, I think you'll be happy to learn it because your final DVD will be much much better than what Vegas can down convert your HD to SD > DVD. Very simple straight forward.
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