VP6 Encoding Parameters of the Technology Laggards

OK, being somewhat of a jerk here with the headline, but I’ve been pretty public in my thoughts that it’s time to transition from VP6 to H.264. Still, if you’re not ready for that move, perhaps you might want to rethink your current VP6 encoding parameters. If so, you might find this data, gleaned from multiple broadcast sites, useful.

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Hope so. If you’re looking for general information about the resolutions and data rates used by corporate and broadcast sites, or the signficance of the last column, which stands for bits per pixel per frame, check out this article on H.264 encoding.

About Jan Ozer

I help companies train new technical hires in streaming media-related positions; I also help companies optimize their codec selections and encoding stacks, and evaluate new encoders and codecs.

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