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Old September 25th, 2008, 10:15 AM   #1
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I have a Bridal show coming up in a few weeks and I'd like to be able to use my PS3 to show samples. I know that the PS3 supports .mp4, but I can't seem to get Compressor to output them at 1920x1080. It only wants to allow me to export them at lower resolutions. Any help?
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Old September 25th, 2008, 11:13 AM   #2
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If your source files are already at the target resolution then you should be able to use either the Apple-->DVD-->HD DVD: H.264 60 minutes or Apple-->Formats-->MPEG-4-->MPEG-4 settings. (BTW "Mpeg4 AVC" and "H.264" are just two different ways to describe the same codec Mpeg4 Part 10)
The PS3 will also play mpeg 2 HDV as m2t (if you happened to be working from HDV.)

If I were you I would duplicate the Mpeg4 setting and manually change the pixel dimensions and data rate to your liking.
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