I just wrote a long blog post describing workflow, settings, and results in doing a HD movie trailer for both HD downoad for desktop/Xbox 360/AppleTV playback and iPod/Zune. Thought folks here might be interested:
Radius!!! What a time! My first digital video clip was in 1993 and compressed to a 160x120 cinepack clip in a Yamaha CD-ROM burner (4000 $ in that time).
Very good job again. I ordered a demo of Carbon Coder and I made several "home tests" with Procoder. BTW the same developers??. I think Carbon Coder is faster. But, believe or not sometimes when I have to make a copy for a client (1 clip-office review) I use Windows Movie Maker to encode with the setting 1,5Mbit LAN and the results are very very good and very very fast, obviously, not for batching.
Sorenson Squeeze is not very good for Wmv, old Cleaner 5 although slower is still better in some aspects. Still is in my computer...