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H.264 has been around for quite a while, but it's still the most widely used video compression standard today.
HEVC (H.265) is today's standard feature art
HEVC has become the industry's compression standard. H.265 offers some clear advantages over H.264 in many situations.
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It's time to pit two popular video formations against each other: MOV vs. MP4. We will help you decide which format is right for your videos.
ProRes, ProRes RAW featured image
Though ProRes and ProRes RAW are both high-quality codecs, you have to use them appropriate to reap their workflow benefits.
There are lots of video formats out there. How can you tell what is the best for your project? This quick tutorial will help you decide.
We talk all about video file formats. What are they? What aspects about them do you need to know about, and what do you do with them all?
Make shooting RAW your default plan; you can always change it.
A RAW image frame is like a film negative — different processing can give you different results.
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If you follow Videomaker closely, you've likely seen us use the terms raw video and uncompressed video. We might say “Camera A captures uncompressed video” or “Camera B shoots raw.” Hopefully we've never said “Camera C shoots uncompressed raw video.” While they sound similar, they do mean different things...
What Does Shooting in 4K Video Mean for You?
Shooting and working in 4K is nothing new to professional film makers and compositors, but with the announcement of the JVC GY-HMQ10 being priced at under $5,000, 4K is finally within reach of prosumer and hobbyist videographers. However, most TVs and computer monitors will still max out at 1080p,...
Formatting for YouTube
The name YouTube has become so well known that it is no longer techno speak, but a huge part of the popular culture. Most people with a computer and Internet access have visited the site to search for videos ranging from how to tie a necktie to the antics...