In this lesson our instructor talks about new project settings. He discusses the default settings and creating a new project. Then he talks about standard video sizes, common frame rates, and interlaced vs. progressive. Lastly, he lectures on preferences such as general, audio, audio hardware, audio output mapping, auto save, capture, device control, media preferences, scratch disks, stop motion capture, titler, and web sharing.
If the default settings you get are incorrect, close the project and create a new one with the correct settings
The Standard Video Sizes for Broadcast and Web Video
720x480 (NTSC) or 720x576 (PAL) Standard Definition
1280x720/1920x1080 for High Definition
Interlaced vs. Progressive
All broadcast NTSC and PAL video is interlaced
Some HD video is interlaced
Some SD and HD video is progressive
Interlaced video deals with single fields at a time, while progressive video deals with single frames at a time
The common frame rates are
23.97 fps for PAL SD and ATSC HD video
24 fps for film and HD
29.97 fps for NTSC SD and ATSC HD video
30 fps for ATSC HD video
59.97/60 fps for ATSC HD video
Compression is used to limit the amount of information needing to be transmitted
MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 usually used for SD video
MPEG-4 (AVCHD) and VC-1 used for HD video
4:3 Ratio is used for SD video
16:9 Ratio is used for widescreen SD video and HD video
Remember to set your preferences to the way you work, it will make your editing easier
New Project Settings
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.
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