What does “R5” mean?

Posted on July 29, 2008. Filed under: Definitions | Tags: |

R5 releases are a studio-produced, unmastered Telecine transfer of the film put out quickly and cheaply to compete against piracy in Russia. Mostly they are released with Russian audio only, so scene groups have to source direct English audio. For this reason, audio quality may be lacking, whilst the video quality is usually comparable to a DVDScr. (more…)

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