>>you’re right, loss


>>you’re right, lossless or uncompressed AVI files are huge. If you are starting with xvidcompressed files, I’d recommend going to MPG2 as your source for editing.<<

But not if you are going to stay in Premiere Pro. The preferred format for working in Premiere Pro is either AVI or MOV files using NTSC DV compression.

@Barefoot Media

>>And MPG2 is becoming the defacto standard of video compression so it is generally easier to find programs to convert other video formats into it.<<

Can you elaborate on that a bit. I was under the impression that MPEG-2 was becoming less and less viable outside of DVDs.

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