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6 Jun 2023 22:24:13 EDT (-0400)
  Re: any recommendations for another way to encode?  
From: Mark Wagner
Date: 14 Mar 2003 23:27:13
Message: <pan.2003.>
On Fri, 14 Mar 2003 21:46:57 -0500, Edward Leibnitz quoth:

> I'm entering my second animation contest ... it's already done. Hurrah!
> BUT .... I'm very unhappy with the quality of the final product due to
> artifacts in the codec. The other entries I've noticed in previous
> rounds always look cleaner than mine!
>  I'm using this method:
> 1] I render to tga format and then use Dave's Targa animator at 24
> frames/second.
> 2] the resulting avi file is then converted into an mpg by avi2mpg

Are you creating a compressed AVI or an uncompressed AVI?  I've gotten
pretty good results going from BMP -> uncompressed AVI -> MPEG.


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