[Tig] How to search for video artifacts?

bob at bluescreen.com bob
Mon Nov 26 19:31:05 GMT 2001

>I have found that compressors have a hard time with slow fades to black of 
>static scenes and white credit rolls on black. Both are common in TV and 
>Film real world programs. An acceptable codec should not produce any 
>distractions in this type of material.

Yes, the fades to black on DTV images (MPEG2) are outrageously bad. It
feels as if someone is slowly turning a big rotary switch of the type used
to change channels in very old TV tuners. Just abysmal.


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