Did you check on a properly calibrated external monitor? A PC monitor is no use for checking quality.
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Harm has probably hit it, but if you are going to TV levels, you are possibly getting the 16/235 (check those numbers, as my brain is not functioning well today). That ends up being very light grey and very dark grey, with no "super whites," or "super blacks."
I didnt check it, but i use the color picker to check if its really black, it isnt then. because it gets the values : 15 16 17 and it premiere cs 4 it is values 0 0 0.
So even if it is not calibrated it should have the same values as in premiere cs4, i think.
thank you for your help.
You wrote to me about tv levels, the value color that i get is indeed 16/235, but what do i have to change to get "super black" or "super white" color.
Is it the codec, because i use WMV, and i would like to keep that codec.
Thank you for your help,
If you started out with NTSC material, this is the consequence, because Never Twice the Same Color requires 16/235 color ranges.
It's possible you have got some "sit-up" on the black. Do you have access to a 'scope? Not the rubbish thing in PrPro. If you have then look at the line timebase in the output and check the position of the 0 level after the back porch (after the line sync period). An overly raised black level (pedestal) in the video period will cause the blacks to look grey. If you are using a Proc Amp anywhere in the output then check the setup.
Similarly, raising the black level can cause clipping on your whites, which can result in the white not looking "white" depending upon how much it's being clipped and the setup of the clipping device threshold.
Just a thought.