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Re: [vox-tech] Converting video for Facebook



The easiest way to get what you want is to use Handbrake.
http://handbrake.fr/
Just select one of the preset Ipod options and you should get what you
want out of it.

Alex

Bill Kendrick wrote:
> Ok, I don't currently have time to dig into the options, but just in
> case there was an mplayer/mencoder or ffmpeg expert on the list and
> wanted to figure it out FOR me... ;)
> 
> I asked "what's the best format & compression for videos on facebook",
> and a friend replied with:
> 
> ----- Forwarded message -----
> 
> According to FB:
> 
> Generally, the best format to upload is H.264 video with AAC audio in
> MOV or MP4 format. H.264 currently offers the best video compression
> available, and due to file size limitations, this format is the
> optimal choice for Facebook Video.
> 
> To avoid the rescaling of your video by Facebook's encoder, use a file
> with the larger edge of the video not exceeding 1280px. If your video
> is less than 1280px in size on the larger edge, try to keep your
> dimensions to multiples of 16px for best compression.
> 
> Keep the frame rate of your video at or below 30fps. 
> 
> Use stereo audio with a sample rate of 44,100hz."
> 
> ----- End forwarded message -----
> 
> Thanks ;)
> 
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