Skip navigation
Currently Being Moderated

Saving Video's & Settings

Jul 3, 2012 9:50 AM

Tags: #cs4 #video #settings #saving

I loaded an MP4 into Photoshop CS4 and edited some frames.

(I'm on a Mac OSX) 

 

Now I need to save the video file.

 

I tried to save the video file as an MP4 and AVI leaving detault settings alone.   However no matter how I saved the video it looks all pixalated, or save as a much smaller video size and still all pixalated. 

 

I have no idea what settings to choose, so how do I save  an exact copy of my video with the edits I made? 

 

Thxs

 
Replies
  • Currently Being Moderated
    Jul 3, 2012 10:08 AM   in reply to ctennaro

    Do you have the option to Save_As/Export as MOV with either the Animation, or PNG CODEC? Either of those should work fine on either a Mac, or PC (with the proper CODEC's installed).

     

    MP4's are heavily compressed, and when one does a Save_As/Export to MP4, the video will be re-compressed.

     

    Good luck,

     

    Hunt

     
    |
    Mark as:
  • Currently Being Moderated
    Jul 3, 2012 11:00 AM   in reply to ctennaro

    That's correct. Unless you use the Frames to Layers script, PS will create a video layer. Everything else is handled in the timeline.

     

    Mylenium

     
    |
    Mark as:
  • Currently Being Moderated
    Jul 3, 2012 1:17 PM   in reply to Mylenium

    Mylenium,

     

    Thank you for that bit of info. I do all my video work in Premiere, so had no clue how PS-Extended handled things. Now I know.

     

    Appreciated,

     

    Hunt

     
    |
    Mark as:

More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...

Bookmarked By (0)

Answers + Points = Status

  • 10 points awarded for Correct Answers
  • 5 points awarded for Helpful Answers
  • 10,000+ points
  • 1,001-10,000 points
  • 501-1,000 points
  • 5-500 points