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Lalo Alvidrez May 21st, 2009 12:53 PM

Pixelating on highlight vid
 
I was previewing my latest highlight wedding vid on my 50" plasma and noticed some pixelating especially between transitions. How can I avoid that? Are there certain settings I can select to get the best possible quality? I am using vegas 8.0b

Nicholas de Kock May 21st, 2009 01:16 PM

What format did you edit? HDV? MPEG2? Did you render out using "Best" video quality?

Walt Paluch May 21st, 2009 03:03 PM

try this
 
Go here and read this article, I believe you wont be able do do anything about, but good luck.


Exporting HDV Video from the Timeline to Standard Definition DVD

Lalo Alvidrez May 21st, 2009 03:46 PM

I rendered to mpeg2 format using DVD NTSC template. I've done many highlight vids and never noticed this kind of pixelating.

Walt Paluch May 21st, 2009 03:46 PM

One other thing
 
Hi again

Had to mention this, I have been having the same thing happen since allot of my customers have been watching either Blu-Ray or high def TV.

SD just does not look as good anymore to me either.

Susanto Widjaja May 21st, 2009 05:58 PM

are you previewing real time from timeline?

try to re-render your transition. it fixed my problem in fcp.

hope it helps

Santo

Alex Atamanskiy May 31st, 2009 10:37 PM

Render with high constant bit rate MPEG, not variable. It will do low bit rate on black fades, and the result is pixelation...

Michael Liebergot June 1st, 2009 11:03 AM

You didn't say what format you edited with.
If you edited in HDV and are delivering in SD, then make sure that you have render quality set to Best, not Good in the render preferences.

Vegas does an excellent job of scaling, but for best results, a setting of "Best" in the render settings will yield the optimal results.


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