Steve Backshall - Nature's Microworlds - 2 Serengeti.mp4, b01l4906

Alan Milewczyk alan at
Thu Apr 5 05:40:40 PDT 2018

On 05/04/2018 10:41, RS wrote:
> The BBC's policy is set out in
> (an article I have linked to before). 

I'd forgotten about this document! Thanks for reminding us.
> HLShd does not appear in the table of Video and Audio profiles because,
> "To enable resolution, bit-rate and encoding optimisations to be made 
> to the new encoding profiles, a test tape of representative content at 
> varying encoding difficulties was produced by BBC R&D. This test tape 
> was designed to test the encoder performance, using a range of content 
> and included clips, from popular shows such as Strictly Come Dancing, 
> East Enders and Top Gear."
> HLShd is only supported as a legacy mode, and only by the Akamai CDN, 
> so we could lose it altogether.

To be honest the one I'd like to see (rather than  960x540p/50 or 
1280x720p/50) is 1920x1080i/25 but that's not available AFAIK.


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