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Chapter 5. Encoding for DVD

5. Encoding for DVD

Compressor can encode content for digital video discs in standard definition (SD DVD) and high definition (HD DVD).

SD and HD DVD Parameters
ParameterSD DVDHD DVD
Video encoderMPEG-2, MPEG-1H.264, MPEG-2
Audio encoderLinear PCM, Dolby Digital ProfessionalLinear PCM, Dolby Digital Professional
Frame size (in pixels)720 × 480 NTSC, 720 × 576 PALUp to 1920 × 1080 for MPEG-2 and H.264
Frame rate (per second)23.98 progressive or 29.97 interlaced for NTSC, 25 progressive for PAL23.98 progressive up to 59.94 interlaced
Optical media DVD-5 (4.7 GB), DVD-9 (9.4 GB)DVD-5, DVD-9, HD-DVD (30 GB)



  

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