European Broadcasting Standards

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    • #89084
      david_lexicondavid_lexicon
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      I need to know what is the European Broadcasting Standards. What is the format, scan type etc of a HD video file most European TV stations accept?

      Thanks.

    • #213394
      Avatarrs170a
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      Just like here in North America, (almost) every station is different so you have to ask each one what their standards are and what they’ll accept.

      Mike

    • #213401
      david_lexicondavid_lexicon
      Participant

      Thank you for your reply.

      Is HD MOV Interlaced format common in America? The TV station insist that the MOV file isinterlaced.

    • #213402
      Avatarrs170a
      Participant

      Over here, stations broadcast in 720p or 1080i. One station I deal with wants interlaced MOV. The other one wants interlaced MXF files.The standard is that there are no standards πŸ™

    • #213404
      david_lexicondavid_lexicon
      Participant

      Where can I find a video converter which converts HD video to interlaced MOV formats.

    • #213405
      Avatarrs170a
      Participant

      You haven’t given me any information to go on so I’ll keep this very basic.
      Ideally you have your editor render out your video in the desired format. That way you maintain maximum quality.

    • #213406
      david_lexicondavid_lexicon
      Participant

      I have a the below video format:

      Format : MPEG-TS
      File size : 213 MiB
      Duration : 1mn 56s
      Overall bit rate mode : Variable
      Overall bit rate : 15.3 Mbps
      Maximum Overall bit rate : 17.3 Mbps

      Video
      ID : 4113 (0x1011)
      Menu ID : 1 (0x1)
      Format : AVC
      Format/Info : Advanced Video Codec
      Format profile : High@L4
      Format settings, CABAC : Yes
      Format settings, ReFrames : 2 frames
      Format settings, GOP : M=3, N=13
      Codec ID : 27
      Duration : 1mn 56s
      Bit rate : 14.3 Mbps
      Width : 1 920 pixels
      Height : 1 080 pixels
      Display aspect ratio : 16:9
      Frame rate : 25.000 fps
      Color space : YUV
      Chroma subsampling : 4:2:0
      Bit depth : 8 bits
      Scan type : MBAFF
      Scan type, store method : Interleaved fields
      Scan order : Top Field First
      Bits/(Pixel*Frame) : 0.276
      Stream size : 199 MiB (93%)

      Audio
      ID : 4352 (0x1100)
      Menu ID : 1 (0x1)
      Format : AC-3
      Format/Info : Audio Coding 3
      Mode extension : CM (complete main)
      Format settings, Endianness : Big
      Codec ID : 129
      Duration : 1mn 56s
      Bit rate mode : Constant
      Bit rate : 256 Kbps
      Channel(s) : 2 channels
      Channel positions : Front: L R
      Sampling rate : 48.0 KHz
      Frame rate : 31.250 fps (1536 spf)
      Compression mode : Lossy
      Delay relative to video : 9ms
      Stream size : 3.56 MiB (2%)

      to be converted to MOV high quality compression format such as h.264 in HD (1920×1080) at 25 fps interlaced (50i).

    • #213407
      Avatarrs170a
      Participant

      Where did the file come from? YouTube, a production house, somewhere else?

    • #213409
      Avatarrs170a
      Participant

      If you’re using an NLE like Premiere or Final Cut, then render the project out again to meet your specific needs. I use Sony Vegas Pro and do this all the time as each project may require different video formats depending on where it’s going to be used and seen. Vegas doesn’t do MOV files so that’s why I can’t recommend using it.

    • #213410
      david_lexicondavid_lexicon
      Participant

      I use Cyberlink Power Director 14 which is good editing software and not too complicated. But unfortunately it does not produce interlaced video format. So am using Adobe Media Encoder CS4 to convert the M2TS final video to MOV Interlaced HD. However when I set the Encoder with Upper Field First for Interlacing, the final MOV HD file Scan Typ-e is PROGRESSIVE and not INTERLACED. I do not know why.

    • #213412
      david_lexicondavid_lexicon
      Participant

      I thank you for your patience and reply. I have contacted Cyberlink and they informed me that their editing software does not produce interlacing video.

    • #213411
      Avatarrs170a
      Participant

      I haven’t used either piece of software so sorry but I can’t help you there.
      Try starting a new thread with a different title and see if anyone on here can help. I know from reading this forum that there are a lot of Cyberlink and Adobe users so hopefully someone will be able to help you.
      Good luck.

    • #213408
      david_lexicondavid_lexicon
      Participant

      My job is with the Government filming infrastructure projects and then be aired on TV. I have finalized a video clip with different shots.

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