[theora] Encoding QT to Theora

j at thing.net j at thing.net
Fri Jan 9 02:03:19 PST 2009

Hi Laurent,

> We're currently editing a video advertizing Firefox and plan to
> release it exclusively encoded with Theora during a couple of days
> (before it hits YouTube, DailyMotion...).
> Editing is done with Final Cut Pro so sources are QT files. What is
> your experience of encoding QT to Theora?
what codec is your timeline in? if you edit DV or HDV material, you
should export the final timeline as self contained quicktime file(not
quicktime conversion), that way you export it without encoding into
another intermediate format. the resulting .mov file you can encode with


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