[MacDV] Re: Compression type

David DelMonte ddelmonte at mac.com
Mon Oct 9 18:02:51 PDT 2006

The latter (Flash) is also best if you do not want your video easily  
poached. If you want general distribution, the top three programs are  
QT, Real, and Windows Media. I believe that the latter two have  
proprietary codecs. Is that correct?



On Oct 9, 2006, at 8:54 PM, sb wrote:

> H.264 is the codec, just like sorenson 3 is a codec. You choose H. 
> 264 in the
> compression application (QT or Compressor, etc)
> H.264 is very good for the web, that's what it was created for - to  
> maximize
> quality with the smallest file sizes.
> That said, you need to know what your intended audience has - you  
> might be
> better off using WMP (Windows Media Player) if most/all your  
> viewers are PC
> people, or you might be better off with Flash 8 if you want to  
> stream a high
> quality video.
>  regards,
>  sb
> On 10/9/06 7:19 AM, "CAM" <camzotter at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello everyone:
>> Can someone please let me know what the compression type H.254 is? I
>> usually use sorenson 3.
>> Also, if I am exporting quicktime videos for the web, what type of
>> compression do you recommend to have an equal balance of download  
>> time
>> and video quality?
>> Thanks in advance!
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