3:2 Pulldown

3:2 pulldown, also called 3-2 pulldown, is a method of converting 24 frame per second (fps) motion picture video to 60 fps video, such as NTSC. In 3:2 pulldown, one frame of the film is scanned three times, the next frame is scanned twice, the next frame is scanned three times, and so on. Progressive scan (non-interlaced) video uses 3-2 pulldown.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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