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Old 07-31-2011, 07:49 AM   #19
Nandhu Kartha
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Originally Posted by airon View Post
H264 video will steal a lot of CPU time. That is its most negative aspect, and most of the time the picture departments do not create H264 Quicktime files that are useful in Protools, Reaper or Nuendo. You almost always need to convert them or you'll get a less responsive system that use uses more CPU for video, cutting back on what you can do with audio, which is what you're paid to do.

So, delivery can be done with H264 compressed files. Working with them is a nightmare.
Good piece of information. Then which is the optimal alternative? Let it be bigger in size. Which could be the most CPU friendly video format in Reaper? No need to be limited to QT formats.

Edit : Is Reaper's video engine QT?
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