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Chapter 14. Creating Digital Output > Creating RealVideo Files - Pg. 459

Creating Digital Output 459 Figure 14.19. Choose a file name and target location. 6. 7. 8. Type the file name and change the location if desired. Click OK to close the dialog box. Studio starts encoding. You should see the Timeline scrubber moving through the video, the video updating in the Player, and progress in the bars beneath the Player window (Figure 14.9). To play the video after encoding, click the Open File button on the Diskometer. Tips · Note that all presets use filtering, which can cause blurriness in certain videos. If quality is unacceptable, note the default settings, select Custom encoding, and re-enter all preset values, making sure not to select the Filter Video check box. · The Multimedia preset uses a data rate of approximately 1500 Kbps, which may be inadequate for very-high-motion videos. If so, note the other preset settings, select Custom encoding, and re-enter all preset values, boosting the data rate to no more than 2400 Kbps. · Do not use custom settings when creating files for DVD, VideoCD, or Super VideoCD (S-VCD) format. These formats are specifically defined, and straying from the general guidelines could produce files incompatible with the specification. · Select Draft Mode to improve the encoding speed of your video, at some cost in quality. Creating RealVideo Files The RealVideo format was created by RealNetworks. To view files encoded in this format, viewers need the RealOne Player, which is available for free downloading at www.realnetworks.com. Avail- able in Macintosh and a number of Unix flavors, RealVideo supports a broader audience than Win- dows Media format, and quality at low bit rates is considered slightly better.