The situation is that a friend is fond of video editing. From time to time did everything on the old laptop, and the old Pinnacle.
Now he spent a lot of money, and moved on a powerful PC, large screen, and Sony Vegas. But the problem is that he knows nothing about video formats. Where to read, where what are the advantages, and the same with the codecs. Neither can he be of any help — for me it's the dark forest.
May on Habre there are people who are well-versed in all of this? Advise links to Russian, or books in Russian, where you can read about all these DVDHD, MPEG2, AVCHD, and other scary words? Below are the pros and cons, differences, where to apply.