Re: [stella] Stella at 20
Subject: Re: [stella] Stella at 20|
From: Glenn Saunders <cybpunks2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2001 19:23:04 -0700
At 09:29 PM 7/30/2001 -0400, you wrote:
Well, most computers and a lot of DVD players can play VCD's (Video CD)..
with Nero Burning ROM program for PC you can also make menus and stuff now,
sort of like a DVD.
That's fine, aside from the fact that the quality of VCD's picture is
hardly better than VHS. I went from BetaSP to the video toaster flyer and
mastered back to BetaSP. While it may not be as clean as the theoretical
limit of DVD, it's a lot better than VHS and VCD can provide.
So if I'm going to charge for something, I want it to look as good as
possible, even though, by and large, we're mostly talking about just
If I'm not going to charge, I'd just post the MPEGs online instead of
pressing discs, and then I'd be able to pick any codec I like, some of
which are better than VCD's MPEG1 codec, such as DivX.
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