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>>Obviously I need a format that will allow the least amount of compression.
I did not understand everything in your post, but if you need a format that offers the least amount of compression, that will play in Nero, WMV and QT, try .avi. The files are larger, but pretty much every player will play .avi.
I hope that helps.