Video codecs can be something daunting to someone starting with online video, so it’s good to know the basics.
This video from the always excellent Vimeo Video School has Darren Levine explain it, with such concepts as bitrate, containers, codec efficency and h.264.
Attention: highly geeky! And a must-watch really for anyone dealing with online video these days. Take a look:
Yeah that was a bit geeky alright!
But worry not, if this was still too complicated (that was a lot of information to digest afterall) let’s watch this simpler explainer video to get started first.
Check it out: