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Old 2007-02-28, 03:17 PM
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Re: 16:9 Widescreen Conversion

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Originally Posted by Crotchy
So the Rage Against The Machine bootleg is a re-encode then
no, since it was transferred from VHS [which was probly 4:3], transferred & cropped to 16:9 in editing, and then encoded to DVD...

the re-encoding they're referring to is when you take a DVD thats in 4:3 [already encoded, aka compressed], and then cropped to 16:9, and encoded back to DVD...that is where the double encoding/compression occurs, which leads to a degradation in quality
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