|Feb 27, 2009, 04:40 AM||#1|
How to obtain final DV25 file using FCP (emergency)
I have been receiving files from an animator in an invalid broadcasting format.
the tv broadcasters said they need a file type that when exported is called DV25 and is 750x576. I have tried multiple types of file exporting, but I havent yet gotten a final product called DV25.
help please! I need to send about 20 exporeted files by about 4pm london time today so, the quicker the better.
|Feb 27, 2009, 04:54 AM||#2|
well this helps
this tells me which format will give me dv25:
but DV25 is actually DV NTSC, and i thought ntsc wasn't euro friendly....
|Feb 27, 2009, 05:03 AM||#3|
As I understand it though, DVCAM is codec-wise exactly the same as DV, it's only the physical tape format that is different.
So have you tried giving them:
Export->Using Quicktime Conversion->Format: DV Stream
( options: )
DV format, PAL, Interlaces, 4:3 , Locked Audio 48 KHz
( you could also select DVCPRO here if they wanted that instead... this is also a 25Mbit codec which is what the 25 refers to if I understand correctly.
Try this please and see if its what they want. I am sorry that I'm not the most knowledgeable person around here. I just felt bad that no one else has responded yet and you have a deadline!
Last edited by huntercr; Feb 27, 2009 at 05:04 AM. Reason: got rid of unintended smiley
|Feb 27, 2009, 05:14 AM||#4|
unfortunately that doesnt work
As much as I'd like that to have worked, it doesn't because they need the file to be a .mov and what you suggested ends up with .dv extension.
Im sending the files through a Hrad Drive and not via digibetas, if that helps solve the problem.
and if I use DV-NTSC does anyone know if it is broadcastable in europe?
and thanks for trying
Last edited by lokibrehm; Feb 27, 2009 at 05:14 AM. Reason: thank you
|Feb 27, 2009, 06:09 AM||#5|
i may have the wrong end of the stick, but i hope this helps....
Firstly you need to have a working copy or key for quicktime pro (QTPRO)......
open the media you have in QTPRO, if this doesnt work use MPEG STREAM CLIP.
so in QTPro, go file/export/
in the save as window that will open select /options/
at the top of the window go /settings/
then in /compression type/
select 'DV PAL' from the menu (assuming this is a PAL project)
next: select in the 'motion' tab
next: in the tab below called 'compressor' select:-
Scan mode- interlaced,
Aspect ratio- 4:3 (assuming it is 4:3 media)
MPEG STREAM CLIP will do the same though the route is more tortuous.
nb. if you need to know about changing aspect ratios, message me.
|Feb 27, 2009, 06:10 AM||#6|
If you need it in a quicktime container, then what's wrong with selecting DV - PAL or DVCPRO - PAL ?
Quicktime Movie ->options
video DV - PAL
4:3 interlaced, best quality.
Size -> 720x576
audio: Linear PCM stereo 48KHz.
Have you tried sending them that?
|Feb 27, 2009, 06:59 AM||#7|
yeah, my first try, but because its a compression of a compresion of an animation it pixelates more then any other format. I'm sending them one pal and one dv50pal.
thanks guys, you certainly helped me go on the right track
|Feb 27, 2009, 07:07 AM||#8|
DV, DVCam, DVCPro and Digital 8 are ALL DV25 formats. DV25 can be either NTSC or PAL.
Assuming that your FCP Sequence is set for DV/DVCPro PAL, from FCP export a self-contained movie (File-Export->QuickTime Movie). Change the resulting file's extension to .mov and the creator type to QuickTime. You can do that by right-clicking on the file and choosing "Get Info." Enter the changes in the Info window.
Standards are wonderful ... and there are so many to choose from!
|Feb 27, 2009, 02:10 PM||#9|
( interlacing will show up as lots of lines on your pitcutre when viewed on the computer, but when broadcast will show up perfectly )
Can you show us a sample?
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