6 Replies Latest reply on Jul 13, 2010 4:37 PM by Colin Brougham

    Workflow for converting NTSC to PAL with Premiere/AME

    Mike Tomei-pAZ4wa

      Hi everyone,

      After searching the forums, I see that to convert NTSC to PAL for  standard def DVD, most recommend using Canopus Procoder software for the  MPEG2 encoding, or using a hardware based solution.  I don't have the  money for those options, so I was hoping you could clear up something  for me.  Which of these options is best?:

      Option #1:  import the NTSC footage into Premiere and edit on a NTSC  timeline with settings matching the original footage.  Then use Adobe  Media Encoder to encode a PAL format MPEG2 file for the standard def  DVD.

      Option #2:  import the NTSC footage into Premiere and edit on a  timeline set up with PAL resolution and framerate settings, and simply  scale up the NTSC footage to match the larger PAL resolution.  Then use  Adobe Media Encoder to encode a PAL format MPEG2 file for the standard  def DVD.

      Thanks for the help!!

      Mike

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