|Step 3: Double-click on Setup to install the Raylight codec. Click OK
when the installer is finished.
Step 4: Double click on raylightControl to start the Raylight control panel. The dialog shown at right
will appear. Choose your settings:
Visual Fidelity on Playback
Set to BLUE (Max Quality) for final rendering or stepping through individual
frames at high quality. Not for real time playback.
Set to YELLOW (First Pass AC coefficients only) for fast dual- or single-core
(Pentium 4, Athlon 64, 3GHz or better) computers with striped
(high performance dual disk) RAID drives.
Set to RED (blocky) for low cost computers with one media hard drive.
These settings can be changed very easily later on as you edit
Compression (Output) Settings
Folder for .rayl Files - Click the "Browse" button to create or
select a folder on your media hard drive to hold the Raylight
preview files or rendered video. Do NOT use your system drive
(usually drive C), as it will be too busy providing data for the
applications and operating system to provide smooth playback.
- Set to 60i/60p for NTSC countries (the Americas and Japan) where
you are using the 60i, 60P, 30P, and 24P formats.
- Set to 50i/50p for PAL countries and elsewhere in the world where
you are using the 50i, 50P, and 25P formats.
Click OK to save the settings. The small Raylight Control Panel
with then appear (see at right).
This control panel will stay on your desktop and overlay your
video editing system screen. You will use it while editing to
change the Raylight quality settings during playback.
When you render the final version of your movie, you will always
select Raylight Blue.