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Faded discolored videos

Posted: Tue, 2nd Dec 2008, 6:09pm

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Cfrench77

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Let me start by saying that I love the FXhome products. That being said why is it that every time I use Videowrap no matter what I select as the output the color is ALWAYS faded. Does it affect the quality of the video? Am I doing something wrong? help please.
Posted: Tue, 2nd Dec 2008, 6:14pm

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Arktic

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Can you post some screenshots of before and after VideoWrapping?

I've never encountered that problem myself, so the only thing that springs to mind is some sort of difference in the way your computer is rendering video overlays between different formats, perhaps?

Check your graphics card settings, and post a couple of screenshots (hosted over at www.imageshack.us if you don't have webspace), and I'll see if I can help smile

Cheers,
Arktic.
Posted: Tue, 2nd Dec 2008, 6:39pm

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Cfrench77

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not certain on how to obtain the screenshots. yeah i know, rookie. smile so are you maybe suggesting that on my original render I should use .mov as that is the type that videowrap creates, so when using videowrap it doesnt have to render from one file type to another?
Posted: Wed, 3rd Dec 2008, 9:49am

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Simon K Jones

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If you're using VideoWrap to convert to Quicktime MOV files then you're probably just seeing the way Quicktime displays stuff on PCs. If you watch the exact same videos on a Mac they'll be perfect. For some reason Quicktime on PCs always shows videos (particularly mp4s) slightly washed out and with a lack of contrast.

It's annoying, but it's nothing to do with VideoWrap. smile
Posted: Wed, 3rd Dec 2008, 3:11pm

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Cfrench77

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Thanks! Would you recommend using Videowrap before making a dvd?
Posted: Wed, 3rd Dec 2008, 3:16pm

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Simon K Jones

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If you're making a data DVD then VideoWrap would be useful. If you're making a video DVD, then it's best to take the highest quality original you have and put that straight into your DVD software, rather than doing anything in-between.