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MaDSheeP
04-24-2005, 07:16 AM
Hey everyone, Quick question regarding quicktime compressors out of After Effects.

In anticipation for my portfolio show at school, I was wondering if anyone could suggest off hand, the best quality compressor to output into Quicktime with.

I was under the impression that Sorrenson 3 was the uber quality compressor for quicktime, but i find that it destroys the smooth transitions between shades of colors, you can really see the segmentation of the gradients, at least, when i use Sorrenson 3, that is the effect i run into..

Just curious if anyone could point me in the right direction, thanks everyone =)

j_p
04-24-2005, 09:12 AM
QT has some lossless codecs. if your playback-machine is fast and your resolution is not too high you could try png compression. did you try a higher color setting with sorenson3?

Shinjipierre
04-24-2005, 09:35 AM
http://www.alparysoft.com/products.php?id=9&allthetime <<< alpary lossless codec

http://www.free-codecs.com/download/HuffYUV.htm << Huffyuv lossless codec

http://naru.easynetonline.net/yaoithrower/osef/vble_video_codec_beta.zip << VBLE

I always use the VBLE codec but the other ones work perfectly too.

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