[FFmpeg-user] sntsc

Carl Zwanzig cpz at tuunq.com
Tue Dec 26 19:25:31 EET 2023

On 12/25/2023 1:04 AM, Mark Filipak wrote:
> Huh? "720x480 video with a display aspect ratio of 16:9" is what's on most 
> 'NTSC' DVDs.

Huh? The vast majority of DVDs I've handled were 4:3 then maybe letterboxed 
to only show some wide-screen size (like 2.33:1). Only more recent content 
was shot at 16:9, but AFAIK it's still coming of the disk as 720x480 or 
704x480 (don't forget that one).

Remember that almost everything involved with color NTSC is a kludge, and 
digital encoding of it is a kludge built on a kludge. Do not expect too much 


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