Why Does iDVD Movie Look Pixelated on Computer?

in iPod + iTunes + AppleTV edited January 2014
I make movies in iMovie and burn them to DVD with iDVD.

When playing the DVDs in my Xbox and viewing them on my 27-inch Sony television, they look crystal clear.

But when I put the DVDs in my iMac or PowerBook to view them, they appear to be a little pixelated.

What am I doing wrong?

Any setting(s) I need to adjust?



  • Reply 1 of 1
    I believe the computer is trying to simulate the resolution of the television screen. The iMac and Powerbook displays have almost square pixels (typical for computers), and standard NTSC TVs have slightly taller, rectagular pixels.
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