February 2019 Suggested Encoder Settings

As our video system has evolved over the last three years, we’ve noticed some are still using old or outdated encoder settings for their broadcast. During these changes to our video system we’ve often suggested encoder settings that worked best for the video system at that time.

360p (recommended)

  • Video Resolution: 640×360
  • Video Bitrate: 750Kbps
  • Video FPS: 30
  • Video Rate Control: VBR (Variable Bitrate)
  • Video CRF: 23
  • Video Keyframe Interval: Auto (or 0)
  • Video CPU Preset: veryfast
  • Video Profile: High
  • Video Tune (if available): None
  • Video Buffer Size: None
  • Audio Codec: AAC
  • Audio Bitrate: 128Kbps

480p

  • Video Resolution: 852×480
  • Video Bitrate: 1000Kbps
  • Video FPS: 30
  • Video Rate Control: VBR (Variable Bitrate)
  • Video CRF: 23
  • Video Keyframe Interval: Auto (or 0)
  • Video CPU Preset: veryfast
  • Video Profile: High
  • Video Tune (if available): None
  • Video Buffer Size: None
  • Audio Codec: AAC
  • Audio Bitrate: 128Kbps

720p*

  • Video Resolution: 1280×720
  • Video Bitrate: 1500Kbps
  • Video FPS: 30
  • Video Rate Control: VBR (Variable Bitrate)
  • Video CRF: 23
  • Video Keyframe Interval: Auto (or 0)
  • Video CPU Preset: veryfast
  • Video Profile: High
  • Video Tune (if available): None
  • Video Buffer Size: None
  • Audio Codec: AAC
  • Audio Bitrate: 128Kbps

1080p*

  • Video Resolution: 1920×1080
  • Video Bitrate: 2500Kbps
  • Video FPS: 30
  • Video Rate Control: VBR (Variable Bitrate)
  • Video CRF: 23
  • Video Keyframe Interval: Auto (or 0)
  • Video CPU Preset: veryfast
  • Video Profile: High
  • Video Tune (if available): None
  • Video Buffer Size: None
  • Audio Codec: AAC
  • Audio Bitrate: 128Kbps

 

* 720p and 1080p can cause playback issues for those with older devices or slow internet