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  • n. The frequency at which bits (binary digits) pass a given physical or metaphorical point, measured in bps (bits per second).


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  • Think about it: sound quality of a CD track is at least 300% “better” - in bitrate numbers - than a 320 Kb/s Mp3 file. ¿how many people could tell the difference?

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  • Yay, the bitrate was the problem thanks to whomever suggested it... sorry, but in deleting the older version, I lost the comments.

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  • But click on Advanced Search and you'll find plenty of sophisticated options, like video length, quality known as bitrate, genre or originating domain.

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  • Another option is MPEG-2 at 15mbps bitrate, which is maybe about half of HuffYUV, but still adequate to keep all video data intact. Forum

  • It enables operators to achieve higher picture quality in the same bitrate, which is ideal for making SD MPEG-2 look acceptable on large flat panel TVs, and to profit from additional revenue from their existing infrastructure.


  • One format will show us how the codecs perform in low bitrate, which is super-important for web usage, and the other one will show us how well the codecs perform with HD.


  • No. If the bitrate is the same for the same movie, the final size will be the same. Forum

  • The bitrate is the sum of the average audio and video (and any other data you might be including) bitrates. Forum

  • I labeled the movies, dragged them both in at the same time, they are both from the same movie, so the bitrate is the same, and it still didn't ask if I wanted to combine. Forum

  • Remenant jaggies from bad deinterlacing also "eat up" more bitrate, which is especially important in low bitrate streaming situations like yours. Forum

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