What is Bit Rate?

Every time you record, export, or watch a video, bit rate has a lot to do with the quality. Learn what bit rate is and how it affects file size, image quality, accessibility, and delivery cost. Plus find out the difference between CBR and VBR.

Wolfram|Alpha Bit Rate Calculator

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Greg Olson
Greg is a Media Production Specialist for Chico State University.