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Best video format? We have the answer.

The most common Online streaming sites prefer MP4 files. Both YouTube and Vimeo provide information for uploading on their pages.

YouTube prefers the H.264 codec with the format extension *.mp4.

Vimeo prefers H.264 files with the extensions *.mp4 or *.mov (Apple QuickTime). Professional codecs like ProRes422 (HQ) and H.265 (HEVC) also supports Vimeo.

You should use a high bit rate for both variants: at least 10 Mbit / s up to 20 Mbit / s for 1080p or 30 Mbit / s to 60 Mbit / s for UHD video, especially if you want a fast frame rate of 60 fps use. The higher the bit rate, the higher the quality.

Vimeo and Youtube process your video again when you upload it. Hence, your videos need to be of high quality in order to look their best. Is the If the bit rate is too low, the playback quality suffers underneath.

Social networks like Facebook also give recommendations for videos. These are usually similar to those from YouTube and Vimeo, but they can File size restrictions are present.

In this case, you should find a format and bit rate that is a good compromise between quality and file size. So use the highest bit rate that the best quality within the maximum file size offers.

Facebook and Instagram both prefer *.mp4 and *.mov files. Facebook recommends a resolution of 1280x720 and Instagram has a maximum frame rate of 30 fps.

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