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Old January 14th, 2009, 12:13 PM   #1
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Compression settings for Vimeo.

This has probably been covered before, but what are the ideal compression settings to use when uploading a video to Vimeo? I'm editing on an Avid Xpress and using Sorenson for compression. I haven't been really thrilled with the results. Anyone got any tips on what works best for you?
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Old January 14th, 2009, 12:19 PM   #2
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Perhaps you could tell us what you're doing now, so we don't rehash old ground.
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Old January 14th, 2009, 12:41 PM   #3
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Good point. I've tried two ways.
1. Exporting a QuickTime Reference, from the Avid, then compressing in Soreneson, using the QuickTime HD_1080p present.

2. Exporting directly from Avid, as a QuickTime Movie with these settings:
NOT using Avid CODEC.
Dimensions 1920x1080.
601/709
(Odd) Upper Field First
Compression Type MPEG-4 Video
Quality:Best.
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Old January 14th, 2009, 02:27 PM   #4
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try this
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Your resolution is too high, I encode as 1280x720 in vegas. AVC MP4
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Old January 15th, 2009, 12:23 PM   #5
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Danny, thanks. That's just what I was looking for (and I guess, too dumb to find on my own).
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