CCE SP settings recommendation


I’ve never dealt with NTSC so far, but now I’d like to burn a NTSC movie (DivX 5.0, 320x540, 29.971 frames/sec. aspect ratio 4:3) to DVD which then will be displayed on a PAL widescreen (16:9) TV. Can some of you out there share your experience and recommend CCE SP (version settings for best viewing quality (no file size restrictions)?

many thanks in advance for any feedback.

Best regards


16:9 is only possible on DVD with full resolution: 720x576 for PAL.
Bitrate should not exceed 8500.

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You want to create a 720x576 DVD movie starting from a 320x540 file? Are you a wizard? A suggestion: make a SVCD (480x576) movie. This seems more reasonable. And if you author it with DVD Lab, you can put a SVCD movie in a DVD, if you want to avoid the ‘room problems’ that 80’ CD-R (max = 800 MBs of movie) have…