The Verbier 2004 skiing video has now had its world premiere at Avaragado Towers, so now it’s available to all. See the current Avaragado Pictures movie selection.
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The download speed is the same as a 56k modem! I am hoping that one day it may finish downloading.
I also note that you are being a Microsoft shill. You can be “open” by using mpeg4. (No, not Microsoft’s bastardisation of mpeg4, or Apple’s).
I’ve got a 256K upload rate so it should be faster than that. Maybe there was a Demon glitch.
Can you point me to a decent converter so I can produce mpeg4? Premiere 6.5 doesn’t speak it. Stuff I’ve found on the net is rubbish.
FFmpeg seems to do a good job. If you want to start a new rant, try mplayer on Linux. It is amusingly user hostile, yet actually does the trick.
I’ve spent a couple of hours battling with ffmpeg. It seems very keen to screw up the audio – to the extent that if I convert A to B and then use B as the source for another conversion, it doesn’t recognise the audio codec info it wrote in B itself not two minutes before in this very boutique.
I have yet to successfully create an mp4 file with working audio and video. I can, however, crash various PC media players on demand.
Is this a good time to mention my 6Mbps/600kbps DSL?
You failed to hit the 6mbps barrier though. And your bill will be double mine in a years time.
The DSL sync rate is 6000kbps. I loose at least 13% of that with TCP/IP and ATM overhead which works out as 5200kbps; I generally get between 4800 and 5100 in the real world. The upload syncs at 608kbps and I see TCP throughput maxing out around 520.
And Tarantella was paying $65 per month for the line before I got this new package, so the price doesn’t really matter.
You miss the point. You DSLreports link says it is a barrier. You can’t cross barriers. You are stuck there.
What the hell are you smoking?
Its all I had. They used the word ‘barrier’ so much on the speed test, I figured it was the only thing I could use against you to contain my jealousy.
My speed test, if you’re interested.
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I also write fiction under the name Anthony Camber