List of common video export settings

Asked by Jonathan Thomas on 2009-08-31

Please use this "open" question to add common video export settings to OpenShot. Please include ALL of the following information (or we won't be able to use your suggestion):

Please be sure your suggested format is not already on this list:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenShot_Video_Editor

Just copy and paste this as a starting point:
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Video Type:
Video Format:
Video Codec:
Audio Codec:
Suggested Video Bitrate:
Suggested Audio Bitrate:
Suggested Project Profile:
Notes on Usage:
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Here is an example already filled in (to make it clear what each field means):
Video Type: DVD
Video Format: vob
Video Codec: MPEG-2
Audio Codec: ac3
Suggested Video Bitrate: 5 Mb/s -> 7 Mb/s
Suggested Audio Bitrate: 256 Kb/s
Suggested Project Profile: DV PAL
Notes on Usage:
   DV PAL Widescreen
   For native SD movies only!
   Not for down-converting HD

Question information

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OpenShot Video Editor Edit question
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Last query:
2009-08-31
Last reply:
2012-12-05
txapelgorri (ibon) said : #1

Video Type: OGG Internet
Video Format: ogv
Video Codec: libtheora
Audio Codec: libvorbis
Suggested Video Bitrate: very variable
Suggested Audio Bitrate: very variable
Suggested Project Profile: very variable
Notes on Usage:
  For use with Cortado Java applet to play embed web videos.

Vladimír Jícha (jech) said : #2

Video Type: Mobile MP4
Video Format: MP4
Video Codec: MPEG-4 SP (lavc, xvid)
Audio Codec: AAC-LC (faac)
Suggested Video Bitrate: 100 - 500 kbps
Suggested Audio Bitrate: 32 - 320 kbps
Suggested Project Profile:
Notes on Usage: To use on most mobile phones with MP4 video support. For some models the max resolution is 176x144@15fps. Better phones support up to 320x240@30fps.

Aaron Whitehouse (luna-tick) said : #3

Note that ogv is not only useful for Cortado, but HTML5 in Firefox.

It would be absolutely brilliant to see you share presets with Transmageddon and Arista (which already have a common format):
http://blogs.gnome.org/uraeus/2009/05/20/new-transmageddon-release/
http://blogs.gnome.org/uraeus/2009/04/28/transmageddon-and-arista/

Amd Kash (amdfinancialsrvc) said : #4

How can I add audio to a video out put?

Phoenix.bg (phoenix.bg) said : #5

Video Type: Same as input
Video Format: Copy of original format
Video Codec: Same as input
Audio Codec: Same as input
Suggested Video Bitrate: Same as input
Suggested Audio Bitrate: Same as input
Suggested Project Profile: Copy Codecs
Notes on Usage: When a user only need is to cut or mix multiple video files with other source audio and then export all without transcoding and quality loss at all!

P.S: Will be great OpenShot to support also muxing/demuxing of MKV tracks: video/audio/subtitles.

Video Type: HTML5 (Internet)
Video Format: WebM
Video Codec: VP8
Audio Codec: Ogg Vorbis
Suggested Video Bitrate: ~ 500K/s (See encoder parameters for examples)
Suggested Audio Bitrate: > 96 Kb/s
Suggested Project Profile: Internet Video (HD)
Notes on Usage:
  WebM is supported by Webkit browsers, and is a media format supported by the HTML5 <video> tag.

Reference Materials:
  http://www.webmproject.org/docs/encoder-parameters/
  http://www.webmproject.org/docs/container/
  https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Media_formats_supported_by_the_audio_and_video_elements

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