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When a file is uploaded to SproutVideo, we will encode the video to optimize it for playback on the web. Playback Bitrates These are the resolutions and bitrates...
Video Compression Guidelines
Although we accept just about any video and audio codecs, frame rates, bitrates, resolutions, and aspect ratios, there are some settings that will result in a better ...
What is Encoding and Processing?
Encoding and processing are two terms associated with changing the format of a video. When you upload a video to SproutVideo, its format needs to be changed and stand...
Supported Video Codecs
Incompatible Video Codecs: Apple Intermediate ProRes 4444 (ProRes 422 Supported) HDV 720p60 Go2Meeting3 (G2M3) Go2Meeting4 (G2M4) Compatib...
How to Easily Compress Your Video to Reduce its Size
The easiest way to reduce the size of your video file while maintaining its quality is to download a great little application called Miro. Miro is free, compatible wi...
What is a Poster Frame?
A poster frame is the frame of a video that is displayed before a visitor to your website or video page clicks play. It appears as a fixed image on the screen until t...
How to Set or Change the Poster Frame for a Video
Choosing the right poster frame for your video will help you get more people to watch it by displaying an appealing image prior to a viewer pressing play. Selectin...
How to Upload a GoToMeeting Video
We currently support GoToMeeting’s G2M1 and G2M2 codecs and are working on supporting G2M3 and G2M4. For G2M1 AND G2M2 videos, simply upload the videos as normal. If ...
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