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How should I conform Video from a bunch of different sources?



  • Hi All. About to upgrade to 2.0 and start a new project. This is a basic question. I've used Isadora a fair bit, but I shy away from the too techie stuff, so I still consider myself a novice.

    I've got a bunch of video clips from a bunch of different sources with codecs and formats all over the place. I can convert them, but to what? Apple Pro Res? My computer is a work horse (Mid 2009 Mac Book Pro), and I push it to the limit. I just want to avoid jitters.
    The projector output is 1024 x 768
    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    d.

  • Tech Staff

    Have a read of this if you haven't already:

    http://troikatronix.com/support/kb/optimizing-for-speed/

  • Tech Staff

    @daneeta

    and please also read this  (http://troikatronix.com/support/kb/izzy20-playback/) if you are using Isadora 2.x. There are a few changes in regards of the codec you can use. In Isadora 1.x .h264 was not recommended but for Isadora 2.x it's one of the codecs that work fine.

    Best Michel



  • Thanks to both of you! This is exactly the info I needed.


  • Tech Staff

    Glad Michel was able to help.

    Once you understand a few main principles in file types and isadora set up - they become second nature and its only now and again that you have to alter these settings.
    :) 

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