I'm having some issues exporting from Premiere Pro CS5 and retaining image quality. Rather than retype the problem could I ask you to have a look at the following blog post where I break down the problems I'm having and give some examples.
I know there are a lot of options / settings during the encode process that effect the quality of the output and I have tried various combinations including both 1 pass and 2 pass VBR encodes as well as MXF and other transfer protocols but so far have not achieved an export that retains the quality thats shown within the NLE. I guess my ultimate question would be, what codec / settings would you use to achieve maximum export quality?
Any thoughts or tips on ways to retain more quality in the encoded files would be greatly appreciated.
EDIT: Should also give some system specs
12 core 2.93
Nvidia Quadro 4000 (MPE Hardware enabled)
Latest update for PP CS5 installed
what codec / settings would you use to achieve maximum export quality?
Uncompressed, Lagarith, UT or any other lossless codec. Anything else will incur some amount of degradation.