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GRAFIXMEDIA

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Video Quality
« on: May 17, 2012, 02:23:36 PM »
Hi
I have been noticing Video quality getting reduced after uploading to your server and play through your platform.

Same files are crisp sharp when playing through standard players on my computer.

Any tips to how I can get HQ Crisp playback & which File format is best.

I am using FLV rendered from After Effects.

Has anyone else noticed this or is it just me.

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Re: Video Quality
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2012, 04:24:14 AM »
There will be some difference since different decoders work differently from each other, but it should be very minimal.

We HIGLY recommend you use FLV (Flash Video) with H.264 encoding as it supports
hardware acceleration and will run on the GPU (not CPU) and give the best performance

However, you should note, due to the hundreds of different encoders available today, it is possible that some of your files may not run properly in your signage presentation.

That is why we highly recommend you use a Freeware utility like FREEMALE to convert your media files to standard format including FLV, PNG or SWF. This will eliminate any encoder /decoder issues you may experience. You can read our conversion format document here:
http://mediasignage.com/html/media_file_conversion.html

And download the Free media format converters here:

http://www.freemake.com/
http://www.erightsoft.com/SUPER.html

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Re: Video Quality
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2012, 10:16:36 AM »
Another tip to keep things Sharp is to make sure your videos are rendered to fit your zone. If you put a 1280x720 video into a 1200x720 zone  it will appear jagged

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Re: Video Quality
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2012, 04:48:32 AM »
Thanks for your advice.

Another question.  Which format is best for WEB player?
say i want to use embedded player so video has to load/stream in real time without slowing or pausing.

any tips on this

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Re: Video Quality
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2012, 08:26:53 PM »
FLV with H.264 encoding....

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Re: Video Quality
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2012, 06:52:17 AM »
I downloaded Freemake Video Converter and would like to convert MOV file to FLV H264, but could not see option for FLV.

will this converter do the job or do I need different one.
SWF files go hard on the CPU and according to Adobe you can't have FLV(H264) only F4V-H264 (MPEG4)
I am confused

Can you point me to one that will encode FLV H264
Thanks
« Last Edit: May 20, 2012, 07:42:35 AM by FIX-ME »

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Re: Video Quality
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2012, 05:15:23 AM »
Yes, flv is an option


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Re: Video Quality
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2012, 09:15:46 AM »
Thanks all sorted now
I had the older version of the software, after downloading latest version all was clear.

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Re: Video Quality
« Reply #8 on: October 25, 2012, 06:50:24 AM »
Hi… When you make the MOV filen under Affter effect. What settings do you use.. ANIMATION/PNG or?


 

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