[MEncoder-users] Encoding Pal DVD to AVI or SVCD for NTSC

Phil Ehrens phil at slug.org
Fri Dec 2 21:30:04 CET 2005

n0dalus wrote:
> Unless I'm mistaken, I've noticed dotcrawl on NTSC too. I don't know
> if I've seen rainbow effects on NTSC before but on PAL yes it can be
> very bad (especially pictures of skyscrapers that just go totally
> rainbow -- I'm assuming that's what you're talking about. I think you
> get chroma shifting problems on both formats?).

Ah, your "rainbow" is Moiré fringeing. It took me a long time to
figure out that it was a playback artifact. Since my old TV
would do it *all* the time, I thought it was a fault in my encodes.
So, yes, you can get "rainbow" on NTSC.

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