if you want to view on a DVD player, then ONLY mpeg-1 and mpeg-2 will work.
mpeg-4 (like divx, xvid etc) will only play on very few players. Generally, these codecs are only for viewing on computers.
If you want top quality, it HAS to be mpeg-2 on dvd.
AMD Athlon 1700 (@2200mhz from 1466 sod the noise!) - 768mb pc3200 - 200GB Maxtor - Pioneer 106 - GF4 Ti4200 - twinhan/visionplus pci dvb-t - random pci analogue tv tuner - A7v600-x (to replace the a7n8x-d that died...) - random 17\" CRT
Sony STR-DE425 & Eltax c205s;
xBox w/20GB HDD- executer 2.3b;
xBox - standard;
Konica/Minolta dimage z10 w/2x512mb SD;
A silly amount of Cat-5 and usb cables