Author Topic: DNxHD 1080p 444 comparable to apple pro res 422?  (Read 8947 times)

Starclassic

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DNxHD 1080p 444 comparable to apple pro res 422?
« on: February 24, 2014, 08:30:48 AM »
I am creating a proxy for offline workflow with initially starting with davinci. When exporting for offline edit. Which form of DNxHD codec is comparable to ApplePro Res 422? There are a lot of options to choose from. Can someone please help. Thanks.

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Re: DNxHD 1080p 444 comparable to apple pro res 422?
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2014, 09:28:48 AM »
Well, you need to be more specific about which type of ProRes you want to compare to DNxHD, but I'll take a guess at what you meant and try to answer.

There isn't always DNxHD variant directly comparable to ProRes 422, because ProRes 422 is always 10-bit and DNxHD is 8-bit in low to mid bitrates and 8-bit or 10-bit at high bitrates.

There are some variants of both that match up almost perfectly. ProRes 422HQ and DNxHD 175X, 185X, 220X are directly comparable as they are all 10-bit 422 codecs with a very similar bitrate.

5 minutes on wikipedia would really help you understand. Don't be so damn lazy.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DNxHD_codec
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ProRes

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Re: DNxHD 1080p 444 comparable to apple pro res 422?
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2014, 09:32:35 AM »
I thank you for the reply and useful information.  :) Sorry. I'm not being lazy.  I'm just very new to all of this.