About Standard Definition MPEG-2

Standard MPEG-2 is full frame rate (23.98–29.97 fps) and full-screen resolution (720 x 480 for NTSC and 720 x 576 for PAL). MPEG-2 has the following characteristics.

The Compressor MPEG-2 encoder can create MPEG-2 video streams for the DVD-Video format. To create DVD-Video discs, you can use a DVD authoring application in conjunction with Compressor, or you can use the Create DVD job action, which is part of the Create DVD template. See About Job Actions and About the Batch Template Chooser for more information.