HB Quicktime Preset

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by MikaelSmoot, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. MikaelSmoot macrumors member

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    Does anyone know if the HB quicktime preset would work on Apple TV?
     
  2. spice weasel macrumors 65816

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    Why wouldn't you just use the Apple TV or Universal presets?
     
  3. Chase R macrumors 65816

    Chase R

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    If I remember correctly, the QT preset uses CABAC Entropy Encoding which is not good for the ATV. I've heard that it can really make the ATV struggle.

    The ATV preset doesn't use this, making it better for the ATV.

    He probably wants to use the movies on both his Mac and ATV... Even though the computer will play the files encoded with the ATV preset just fine.
     

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