Club Players - Video Format Details
You have a camera that records in high definition, you've done your editing in high definition. Obviously you want to show your video in high def if you enter a club competition!
It should be easy, but it's not always, due to the many standards and differences between different Blu-Ray players. What works in one player may not work in another.
The club has a Philips BDP3200/79 Blu-Ray player to play videos at the club meetings.
Here are a two methods of producing a high definition video that we know work...
- Use you editing software to burn a Blu-Ray format onto a regular DVD. This is often called an AVCHD format. If you put the DVD into a computer and look at the directory structure, it looks a bit like the picture below. The actual video file is always 00000.m2ts, and lives under the BDMV/STREAMS directory.
- Use your editing software to make an MP4 file. Burn this to a regular DVD, or put it on a USB drive.
Just in case, it's a good idea to burn a standard definition DVD as well, as a backup!
The table below comes from the Philips website, and lists the supported video files for the BDP3200/79 player.
M2TS files will also play, but only if they're in a Blu-ray file structure as described above.