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Description:

"Aliasing" is a visual artifact caused by the limited spatial sampling of a resolved image. Often referred to as "jaggies," visual edges appear to shift sharply and not in a smooth gradient.

Impact:

Aliasing impacts the Technical and Content Quality of the asset. Customer experience is negatively affected if on-screen visuals or elements are indiscernible due to aliasing. Typically, aliasing is not the creative intent, it is usually due to compression in file output. Any derivative of this video will contain the same (or worse) aliasing.

FYI

Aliasing occurs on far backgrounds, or matches the overall look of the content.

Issue

Aliasing occurs on all line edges of content on-screen.

How to Prevent:                          

N/A

Solution:

Final file output must be re-rendered with a greater bit depth so that line edges do not exhibit aliasing.

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