Ok, I have 3 videos, each about 45 minutes long. All shot in 24P on a DVX 100A. I render them as MPEG 2's in Vegas 6.0 (in the DVD Architect Stream, but not in 24P as I don't care if it goes up to 29.9), and they end up at a little over 2 gigs each. I drop them into DVD Architect 3.0 and of course, they're too big to fit onto a DVD, so they need to be compressed. But generally, they're too big to be compressed, or if I render them in other ways to get the files a little smaller, then when Architect compresses them, the video's are all choppy and look like crap, and some don't even play.
Any help? I don't need each of the videos to be ultra high quality. I would like one of the three to be better than the others, I just don't know what to adjust in the rendering settings of Vegas to get the videos to a smaller, more useable size, and I'm getting tired of spending days on end rendering only to end up with videos that are too big to use.
Also, on some of my DVDs, when they are rendered and burned (older projects that worked), the DVDs don't work in a lot of players, even newer ones. Is there better media to use? I've been using Memorex DVD+R Printable.
Thanks for any help you guys can give!
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