What Transcode settings are used in the Video Zibot?

Overview - When you use the Transcode Video Zibot in one of your flows you are presented with a list of different video outputs as shown below:

We are sometimes asked for a breakdown of the different settings so that the user is confident in picking the correct option. We will break out all the settings below.

Another important question we are asked is “what service do Ziflow use to transcode the video and audio”. Ziflow utilizes Zencoder’s video and audio engine which is recognized as enterprise-class within the video industry and also offers enterprise-level security - please see here for further information: https://zencoder.com/en/file-transcoding/features#security

The options we present in our interface are the most commonly requested formats. If you require a different video output then please do contact our support department and we will do our best to help.

Current Ziflow output video settings:

Mobile:

Width = 480

Height = 320

Audio-bitrate = 128

Audio-sample-rate = 44100

Max-video-bitrate = 1500

Max-frame-rate = 30



Standard Web:

Standard_Web:

Width = 640

Height = 360

Audio-bitrate = 96

Max-video-bitrate = 1200

H264-Profile = MAIN
H264-video-codec = H264

Key-frame-rate = 2

Audio-codec = AAC

Max-frame-rate = 30

Mid Web:

Web:

Width = 960

Height = 540

Max-video-bitrate = 1500

H264-Profile = MAIN

H264-video-codec = H264

Key-frame-rate = 2

Audio-codec = AAC

Max-frame-rate = 30

HD 720p

HD_720_High_res:

width = 1280

height = 720

audio-bitrate = 128

max-video-bitrate = 4000

H264-Profile = MAIN

H264-video-codec = H264

key-frame-rate = 2

audio-codec = AAC

Max-frame-rate = 30

Full HD 1080p

HD_1080_High_res:

Width = 1920

Height = 1080

Audio-bitrate = 192

Max-video-bitrate = 8000

H264-Profile = HIGH

H264-video-codec = H264

Key-frame-rate = 2

Audio-codec = AAC

Audio-channel = STEREO

Max-frame-rate = 30