AVI Conversion

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by jwilcox09, Apr 13, 2011.

  1. jwilcox09 macrumors member

    jwilcox09

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    I was wondering if if there was much of a difference exporting for apple TV from QuickTime vs running the same file through Handbrake. I would assume that handbrake did a better job, but that is solely based on the number of setting it has, hah. I am running an AVI file through, so obviously the quality isn't screaming, but I still want the best of the two.

    Thanks.
     
  2. itickings macrumors 6502a

    itickings

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    You could always do one of each, compare the results and keep the best one. :p

    On a more serious note, what are you after? Is the encoding speed important? Is file size important? Or just maintaining as much of the quality as reasonable?

    In my experience the presets in Handbrake are good, and it is faster than QuickTime, so I mostly pick Handbrake.
     
  3. jwilcox09 thread starter macrumors member

    jwilcox09

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    Thanks, i figured Handbrake was better. I was trying to avoid spending 4 hours encoding to compare if someone had experience with it.

    Thanks.
     

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