[FFmpeg-user] Use of "-color_range"

Tim Nicholson tim.nicholson at bbc.co.uk
Tue Jul 12 12:10:27 CEST 2011

On 11/07/11 15:52, bouke wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tim Nicholson"<tim.nicholson at bbc.co.uk>
> To: "FFmpeg user questions and RTFMs"<ffmpeg-user at ffmpeg.org>
> Sent: Monday, July 11, 2011 3:16 PM
> Subject: Re: [FFmpeg-user] Use of "-color_range"
>> On 11/07/11 08:07, Tim Nicholson wrote:
> Eeer, not following this thread, and no idea bout all the stuff that is
> going on, but nevertheless:
> Avi and Avid? One letter difference, but i never heard that in the same
> sentence...

First time for everything....

> How are you importing them into Avid?

> Do note that Avid makes totally different levels for standard import and AMA
> transcode.

Depends on your default settings afaik...

As it happens I am now using kdenlive's waveform monitors to check both 
AVI and MOV, it very usefully has a 6021/709 switch and I trust it more 
than quicktime to not "autorange" a file.

> (In my limited tests the latter seems fastest and best)

AMA varies enormously between builds....


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