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New Project Settings

  • If the default settings you get are incorrect, close the project and create a new one with the correct settings
  • Frame Sizes
    • 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
  • Frame Rates
    • 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
    • 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
  • Aspect Ratios
    • 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

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  • Intro 0:00
  • New Project Settings 0:11
    • The Default Settings
    • Creating a New Project
  • Some Terminology 10:01
    • Standard Video Sizes
    • Common Frame Rates
    • Interlaced vs. Progressive
  • Changing Preferences 24:03
    • General Preferences
    • Audio Preferences
    • Audio Hardware Preferences
    • Audio Output Mapping Preferences
    • Auto Save Preferences
    • Capture Preferences
    • Device Control Preferences
    • Media Preferences
    • ScratchDisks Preferences
    • Stop Motion Capture Preferences
    • Titler Preferences
    • Web Sharing Preferences
  • Lesson Summary 38:04