Beeb encoding different programs at quite different framerates

RS richard22j at
Fri Oct 28 11:10:35 PDT 2016

>From: RS

>Sent: Friday, October 28, 2016 18:40

>As an off-topic aside, I can't help wondering what possessed the BBC or its 
>CDN to compress 720p50 video at 1500kbit/s.  The picture is very fuzzy and 
>is more like 480i.

I have now downloaded the HLSHD mode, compressed at 2400kbit/s.  It is no 
better.  Maybe compressing it at 1500kbit/s was the BBC's comment on the 
source material.

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