An Explanation of MPEG-2 for DVD Authoring

mpeg2Videomaker by Kyle Cassidy Understanding the concept of MPEG-2 and DVD authoring can be frustrating, but when you break down the terminology, you'll have better understanding of the process. What is MPEG and How Does It Work? MPEG stands for Motion Picture Experts Group. As you might imagine, it's a consortium of people who know a lot about how to make moving pictures and wanted a digital compression standard which would best represent their interests. This means getting the highest quality of video in a relatively small space. There are two types of MPEG encoding that can be used on a standard video DVD: MPEG-1 and MPEG-2. MPEG-1 is almost never used because of its comparatively pathetic bitrate. read more...

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