36 Answered Questions for the topic video quality
Are there any downloadable samples of 48 fps video?
I would like to compare 24fps to 48fps video, but haven't been able to find any video samples.Does anyone know of such samples? Being able to compare the same video at several framerates would be... more
Are mp4 bit rates the same as Flash bytes per frame?
I'm converting Flash movies to Mp4 (and webm) and having to learn lots about web video. The process starts with MOVs exported from Flash. For example, I have a MOV of 640px x 290px, 1m 58s, 2843... more
For a given bitrate, what video resolution is perceived as the highest quality?
I'd like to achieve certain approximate bitrate for video encoding. If I use higher resolution like 720p, I'll get more fine-grained image, but more encoding artifacts. If I use smaller resolution... more
Compare an original video with a transferred video?
I want to compare an original video with the same video but transferred through a device. How can I do that? I want to compare them to improve the transferred video quality.The video is transferred... more
What's the best way to record a skype conversation?
I need to record a skype conversation and upload it to youtube (it's a live conference and the other party asked for it). Can I record a skype conversation? What would be the best way in terms of... more
What can cause poor quality video in Canon point&shoot camera?
I recorded some videos from my superzoom compact camera Canon Powershot SX150 IS. When I run these videos on camera itself, they run fine. But when I move them on PC and run it, I can see it being... more
Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017 super laggy playback?
I don't know how can this be happening, I built a $1500 computer just to edit videos and apparently I can't even edit 1080p properly...Why is Premiere pro struggling with 60fps 1080p videos?... more
Why does Canon 600D/T3i video quality drop dramatically once it's recorded — in comparison to what I see in Live-View w/ Digital Zoom?
I have a low-light situation with a lot of small details and diagonal lines. When I look at the scene with digital zoom in Live View mode I see some grain but I see all the details and can clearly... more
8bit vs 10bit vs 12bit?
I do a lot of HEVC encoding and what I've read is 10bit is always better than 8bit, **even from an 8bit source**, because it avoids rounding errors. Is that true?Also, then is 12bit better than... more
Does repeatedly saving a video degrade its quality?
I take a video file, let's say an mp4, and use, let's say Windows Movie Maker, to repeatedly just save it, with no edits. Every time, the software has to convert the video into a format it can... more
Caught between gamma and brightness?
I have a video source that, to my surprise, has a lot more detail than I could at first see. Turning down gamma I could see details in a bright part, turning up gamma I could see details in a... more
DSLR RAW video: 1080p or 720p?
This question has probably been asked before, but could not find it. With the possibility of recording RAW video on a DSLR, file size matters because CF cards are limited. File size can be reduced... more
Video format with dynamic resolution?
Are there any video formats that change resolution per frame and with different resolutions at different parts of the screen?All videos I know today they have fixed resolution.For video blogs I... more
How can I make a video such that the quality degrades if someone tries to record it using screen recording software?
How can I make a video such that the quality degrades if someone tries to record it using cam-studio or similar software? We create music videos which are often subjected to piracy. Although the... more
fps resampling dilema?
I want to mix some vacation clips into a single video. The sources I have are:- 48 fps- 25 fpsI don't care whether the end result will be at `24` or `25` fps but I do want to maintain the best... more
How can I replicate C-LOG in a Canon DSLR?
I shoot almost all my video footage on Canon DSLRs (APS-C sensors if this makes any difference). I know that true C-LOG isn't available on DSLRs and I've seen many sites that claim to sell "C-LOG"... more
How to digitise old NTSC home videos for highest quality (with PAL player)?
I have some old VHS home videos that I'd like to digitise to preserve them, and I'm looking for the "best" way to do that with my setup. The videos were recorded around 1990, in the USA. I'd say... more
how to burn full hd movies (1080px720p) in DVD?
How can i burn or write Full HD videos like (marriage videos) in 1080px720p in regular DVD. I tried many softwares but couldn't get the job done.
H.265 disadvantages with video dimensions not multiple of 8?
Are there any disadvantages (like worse image quality/more compression artefacts) when encoding a video in H.265 with dimensions that are not a multiple of 16 or 8, but instead a multiple of 4 or... more
What is the difference between 'Set To Frame Size' and 'Scale To Frame Size'?
In Premiere Pro CC; what is the difference between 'Set To Frame Size' and 'Scale To Frame Size'? I need to blow up a video to fill a larger frame. I am going from SD 720x480 to HD 720x1280 frame... more
Why does editing a video by Adobe Premiere Pro more than once decreases its quality?
For example: On first edit, I decreased the speed of video and saved it. Then again I imported it and made some other changes, like brightness adjustment, and saved. When I check the final file,... more
How to get the Cinematic look?
With most movies, you can tell at a glance, if it is (or supposed to be) a blockbuster or not, by how the image looks.Even some American TV-series look better (in my oppinion) than most european... more
Camcorder pass-through or stand alone capture box for VHS source?
What would yield better quality: camcorder pass-through or buying a more recent dedicated capture box?I have a Canon Elura 65 that I've used in the past to capture video from VHS sources. It... more
T5i video quality doesn't even match smartphone camera? Where can I improve?
A friend wanted to make some professional looking videos for a weekly vlog type of thing for his church. We went into this planning to buy a better camera and lights etc as we go.We filmed a video... more
Video production basics for a noob?
I am an iOS developer who wants to create a mobile app for video editing. But I do not know the basic terminology and functionality of video editing and production. Terms like video scrubbing,... more