Archive for the ‘Encoding’ Category

Example / Sample of HLS Streaming player with video m3u8 with demo

March 2, 2016 3:12 am

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How to embed HLS video player m3u8 video (various streaming methods) HTTP Live Streaming requires a metadata pointer file called m3u8 (e.g. ‘myvideo.m3u8’). The .m3u8 file is a...

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H.265 versus H.264 Video Streaming: What’s the best choice today? Your Best Options for H.265 Video

March 7, 2015 1:07 pm

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H.264 vs H.265: Choosing Your Best Options for Streaming Video distribution, an overview with video and presentation hand out.

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How to encode SD, standard def video, into HD… also how to: VHS to DVD

March 6, 2015 2:46 pm

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Transferring / encoding SD Video to HD Digital Video, a few notes on the capture and transcoding of legacy formats.  Specific instructions for capturing video and transcoding to...

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iOS video format criteria for Apple app store approval

January 12, 2015 12:25 pm

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Here are the main considerations for encoding video for your iOS app, or your video is being used in an iOS / iTunes app that you would like to have available in the iTunes store:

If your app delivers video over cellular networks, and the video exceeds either 10 minutes duration or 5 MB of data in a five minute period, you are required to use HTTP Live Streaming. (Progressive download may be used for smaller clips.)

If your app uses HTTP Live Streaming over cellular networks, you are required to provide at least one stream at 64 Kbps or lower bandwidth (the low-bandwidth stream may be audio-only or audio with a still image).

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How to use MPEG DASH H.265 Video: the fast facts, main points and summary

January 6, 2015 11:35 pm

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MPEG’s Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH or MPEG DASH or H.265): Quick video container overview, a cheat sheet with all the basics.

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MPEG-DASH and H265: How do I use MPEG DASH, Part 2

October 18, 2014 7:42 am

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MPEG-DASH and H265 – How do I use MPEG DASH? Article Part 2/2 : Go to Part 1/2 A good solid overview of using MPEG DASH, compiled and...

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Apple updates their HLS recommendations and best practices for encoding and serving HTTP Live streaming video for the iPhone and iPad

April 5, 2014 9:45 pm

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  It’s been a long time since Apple has updated their document ‘Best Practices for Creating and Deploying HTTP Live Streaming Media for the iPhone and iPad‘  ...

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Video is moving to tablets: Tablet video and streaming mobile use online

March 20, 2014 3:51 am

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      Start streaming perfect video to tablets and phones today. Tablet Streaming Hosting Services   Audio and video tablet video streaming to Android, iPhones, iPads and...

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DVDx review – MKV ripping, DVD ripping to streaming, encoding, mp4 and more

January 25, 2014 1:27 am

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 [vc_single_item] DVDx and the guys at LabDV have recently released a new beta version of their long standing PC software. DVDx can transcode from-and-to some formats it’s nice...

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What is MPEG DASH ? Is MPEG DASH going to change my life? When will Google, the ghost of Steve Jobs and Microsoft start a proxy war over MPEG DASH and VP9 ?

January 18, 2014 4:07 am

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  What’s up with MPEG DASH? Is it another tech to pixel-blast my eyeballs with? How is MPEG DASH being promoted? Is MPEG DASH a standard? Another migration?...

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What is VP9? Where can I get hosting for VP9 video?

January 3, 2014 1:42 am

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  VP9 is a royalty-free codec that is open source. In theory, encoding with VP9 will reduce the video data needed for 4K (Ultra HD) video by about...

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Is 4K Super HD TV utterly useless? RCA’s research and development says it is

January 2, 2014 8:46 pm

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Interesting video news article from MSNBC that simply points out a fact that’s been known since the early 1980′: 65″ width diagonal screen width at 1080p is the...

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Embed video in HTML example: RTMP Flash to HTML5 H.264 MP4 and WebM with jwplayer

December 8, 2013 2:58 am

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Embed Video HTML: Embedding Video Using HTML5 and JWPLayer   JWPlayer 6 now requires either mRSS or SMIL (funny how the .smil file is kinda bouncing back lately....

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HLS: HTTP adaptive bit rate and iOS streaming video

December 7, 2013 8:45 am

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    [vc_col_top_icon title=”Apple Dev’s best practices for iOS video encoding screen resolutions” icon=”mobile” url_target=”_self” title_color=”#919191″ title_hovercolor=”#a0c4f1″ icon_color=”#ffffff” icon_bgcolor=”#000000″ url_value=”http://gravlab.com/iphone.html”]   Table 1 H.264: Quick and dirty guidelines...

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Standard definition video streaming: Is it 16×9 ?

December 7, 2013 7:58 am

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      768×576, 720×576, 704×576, 720×480, 704×480, 640×480, which one do I use when? Which is 16:9 ? Let’s answer this question. [/vc_welcome1]       So...

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How to: HTTP Live Streaming Video, (HLS Video) : Encoding guidelines and helpful tips

December 1, 2013 12:14 pm

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      HTTP Live Streaming Video (Apple HLS) How to encode, embed and stream HLS. Resources, including HLS / m3u8 players     The Apple HLS video...

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What is HEVC / h.265? Why would I migrate from x264?

November 18, 2013 4:15 pm

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  The H.265 standard, also informally known as High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), is designed to provide high-quality streaming video (HD and 4K video for instance), even over...

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What is the difference between Baseline, Main and High h264 mpeg4 / mp4 profiles?

November 7, 2013 8:18 pm

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  So what is the difference between using baseline, main or high profiles when encoding video?   I did a little video transcoding to find out with my own eyes....

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How to: Android video encoding

April 14, 2013 5:33 am

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    Android Encoding, Transcoding Best Practices *Width + Height are horizontal view A/V Bit Rate Video Bit Rate Audio Bit Rate Width Height Type Key Frame Interval...

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Streaming media and video hosting services that we provide or have available with our CDN hosting

April 8, 2013 11:48 am

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What streaming media and video hosting services do you provide or have available on your CDN? We support the following technologies / streaming services (click the link to...

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How to create a WAP site for mobile phones with WML

March 4, 2013 4:51 pm

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    [vc_welcome2 icon=”mobile” icon_color=”#000000″ icon_bgcolor=”#f4f4f4″ icon_size=”44″] WAP mobile sites. Why? Because I was reading about RIM today and thinking back to all the fun times I had...

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How to embed Quicktime video (.mov) into html with examples

February 6, 2013 1:49 am

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Flash Media Live Encoder Manual

January 21, 2013 11:27 am

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Contents Chapter 1: Getting started Flash Media Live Encoder basics 1 Encoding and streaming 5 Resources 7 Chapter 2: Configuration and automation Configuring encoding options 8 Automating startup tasks 21 Configuring Flash Media...

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iOS video and mobile video playback perfection

May 9, 2012 10:12 pm

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  A critical capability for Gravitylab’s video delivery is to make sure that all of our customers’ videos can be played anywhere. Our videos have always been able...

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HTTP Live Streaming to iPhone / iPad / iPod: HTML5, iOS streaming media service

March 27, 2011 5:31 pm

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  GravityLab Adds Full HTTP Live Streaming support For iOS and jwplayer Both Live and on-demand HLS streaming now available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch   Eugene,...

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What you need to know about iPhone HTTP video streaming

March 1, 2011 4:04 pm

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  iOS video hosting overview at gravLab m3u8 / HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)   HLS video really got its toe hold in the industry when Apple made their...

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The differences between HTTP downloading and true streaming

April 15, 2008 12:00 pm

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Downloading When a user wishes to view video on your site, there are several possible methods that can allow said user to see the video. The easiest method...

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Converting DVD to Streaming Video

December 5, 2007 12:52 pm

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How to capture a DVD, transcode a DVD, and convert a DVD to streaming video. Step by Step.

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