B1 - Video creating - First picture, Biggest Picture

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B1 - Video creating - First picture, Biggest Picture

Post by Dreamer » Mon Jan 12, 2009 6:21 pm

These options are not clear enough IMHO. What means "first picture"?? Perhaps "Use first picture size" or "Use first picture size for all pictures", don't know, but there is another option "Fit image to the Video size" and another one in the Configure dialog, so I think it might be very confusing for users.

Moreover, I think that using a resolution of pictures for video is not a good idea, most of todays pictures / photos has a very high resolutions, much higher than standard video resolutions, even larger than full HD. 9MPX - quite a standard today has a resolution 3456x2592!!

...So I'd completely remove options First picture and Biggest Picture and automaticay use a biggest picture and then use perhaps these options:

Video resolution:

(o) Fixed size: Width [ . . . ] X Height [ . . . ]

( ) Use a video codec size

So the users could still use large resolutions. Perhaps there could be also a button with drop-down menu options for standard resolutions for "fixed size" - from small resolutions for cell phones up to full HD.

If anyone have a better idea to make these options clearer, let us know...
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Post by Dreamer » Tue Jan 27, 2009 10:55 pm

What "First picture, Biggest Picture", or "First frame, Biggest frame" now means exactly? I think it's the size which will be used for video - the size of the first picture in the slide show list, or the biggest picture - if so, then the current term "frame" is not correct, but as I said, also "First picture, Biggest Picture" is not correct, clear...
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Post by xnview » Wed Jan 28, 2009 12:51 pm

Dreamer wrote:What "First picture, Biggest Picture", or "First frame, Biggest frame" now means exactly? I think it's the size which will be used for video - the size of the first picture in the slide show list, or the biggest picture - if so, then the current term "frame" is not correct, but as I said, also "First picture, Biggest Picture" is not correct, clear...
Yes, so "First picture, Biggest Picture" is better
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Post by Dreamer » Thu Jan 29, 2009 1:22 am

If I am right, then "frame" is incorrect, "picture" is better, but it's still not clear what this option means - what is the "first picture"? Something like "(Video) Resolution", or "(Video) Dimensions" is missing.

Priority of these options are confusing too - when using "largest frame/picture" option, "Fit image.." option is ignored (a :bug: ?).
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