Custom Settings for iPod, AppleTV, HDTV ?

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by jason2811, Jan 8, 2008.

  1. jason2811 macrumors 6502a

    May 8, 2006
    Is there a custom setting in VisualHub (and Handbrake as well) that I can use so that I can play videos on an iPod, computer display (Viewsonic), and on an 27" HDTV with Apple TV? I want the quality to look pretty good on the HDTV. Anyone have any custom settings (or screenshots) that they can post? It would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
  2. jason2811 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    May 8, 2006
  3. ejbenjamin macrumors member

    Mar 21, 2005
    If you want to play the same file on all devices, you have to encode for the lowest common denominator. So you'd use the iPod preset.
  4. MikieMikie macrumors 6502a

    Aug 7, 2007
    Newton, MA
    Which I do not recommend doing.

    If you use the "high" setting for iPod it'll be a little better. But at 27" you're going to have to be pretty close to notice.

    Why not experiment with one?
  5. zedsdead macrumors 68040

    Jun 20, 2007
    If you have the most recent lineup of iPods you can use the iPod setting, but you are going to want to up the resolution to 720xN and have a bit rate of at least 2000. This produces DVD quality files that are compatible on both the Apple Tv and the iPod.

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