sampler of 4 segments, 15Mbps XP, ingest into H.264 .m2t, upconvert to 25Mbps HDV, downconvert to 9Mbps H.264 .mov

sample original MTS file

sample image, 50% downsample from 1920x1080 extracted with Picture Motion .jpg (no quality adjustment settings, disappointing) vs. simulated DVD, VCD (should be worse with MPEG-2 & MPEG-1 artifact if run through encoding process) size of 50x50 area.

50% size of original sample image with 50x50 area

unrelated notes

- AVCHD DVD not readable directly in Windows? works fine in Playstation 3