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Old 13th February 2004, 23:56   #1  |  Link
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As far as I know, the resolution for most dvd is 720x480. If I use a capture card to capture the video, let say to 1024x576, will the captured video not as good as 720x480?
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The general recommendation from our FAQ and Guide is to capture analog video into digital video at the largest resolution possible by your Analog -> Digital hardware.

I'm not aware of any PC-based capture equipment able to capture at the resolution you're suggesting. But my ignorance of the existence of such equipment does not mean that sort of equipment is a fantasy. You may be aware of something that I am not.

But if your question is about analog capture of DVD sources, my recommendation is simply, don't. Instead, I would recommend keeping it in digital video format (MPEG-2 720x576/720x480). The process of Digital -> Analog -> Digital will introduce loss, regardless of capture resolution.
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