I'm using Mainconcept MJPEG codec on win7ProX64
with our proprietary automated sequence to avi converter
This is to do quality checking and offline editing of
our renderfarm output.
Now here's the thing, since it's automated, I cannot
set up encoding options for this codec. Where can I
find the registry/control panel/.ini file etc. to
tweak the quality settings? Sadly it defaults to the
lowest bitrate possible without regard for quality..
Since the output of the renderfarm is EXR frames,
virtualdub is not an option. Anyone?
Indeed, but this document, which was already on my desk, dates from when XP was fancy new. Do we need to install XP on old pc and use that for encoding?
In XP, one was able to set codec defaults in the Device Manager. Is this control feature completely gone from Vista and 7?
Not yet, but it's been half a day since I mailed them.
As an alternative I'm looking at the Morgan MJPEG, which encodes fine, thanks to the
additional quick config panel. However, once I import an avi with this codec into premiere cs4, the video looks bad. (green and purple, like there is some RGB/YUV conflict)
The avi plays fine in vdub, and plays back in premiere on the timeline, but can't do anything else with it, or it will show up green and purple in the timeline as well.
It's 3 am now, so my head is not exactly fresh anymore, we'll see how it goes in the morning. Thanks so far :)