YouTube’s new HD format

Last Friday, I produced a concert for old time band Allegheny Blue to test out the NewTek TriCaster TCXD300.  I uploaded a 720p file to YouTube to present to the band, and when I went to view the file, I noticed that the Google subsidiary had subtly changed the playback interface.

Though the update turned out more to be interface related than plumbing, there are still some interesting takeaways relating to what data rate to use for your video, and which H.264 encoding parameters. Read all about it by clicking through to the full article here.

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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