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DVD Authoring and Production by Ralph LaBarge

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Chapter 11

DVD ACRONYMS & TERMS

This chapter provides definitions for the common acronyms and terms used in DVD authoring and production. The author would like to thank Jim Taylor, author of DVD Demystified, for contributing many of the definitions provided in this chapter, as well as Mark Johnson of DVDMadeEasy.com who reviewed, added and modified this extensive list of DVD terms.

1080i 1080 lines of interlaced video (540 lines per field). Usually refers to 1920· 1080 resolution in 1.78 aspect ratio.

1080p 1080 lines of progressive video (1080 lines per frame). Usually refers to 1920· 1080 resolution in 1.78 aspect ratio.

2-2 pulldown The process of transferring 24-frame-per-second film to video by repeating each film frame as two video fields. ...

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