> > > I hope they're done, but not in a lossy format, not in a million years. > > Sorry, but analogue to digital is already lossy > > No excuse to make it worse on purpose. > > If anything these are the worst kind of things to try and encode with an mpeg-like > codec; brief fast moving scenes, flashing graphics, irregular patterns, lots of jumps > from one scene to another, cartoon like-art, interlaced content... all things that > MPEG will introduce noticeable artifacts on. > > I'm no longer surprised when I see absolutely awful TV broadcasts because somebody > took this approach when converting their old tapes to digital formats years ago, it's > near criminal how bad some of them are and you know it's what they're broadcasting, > not just the station quality, because everything newer on the same channels is much > better. > > Seriously, people need to do it properly, not act selfishly and think they can save > some pennies in the short term. In a few years the sizes we're talking about for > these things, even with lossless compression will be as laughable as the capacity of > a floppy disk.
Is there a technology out there that will do what your looking for? Not being an ass I'm just curious is all.
I agree I think they should be properly saved but I not aware of any thing that could be used to save them properly.