Codec, when and which one to choose?


Does ShotCut have a document explain each codec avaliable on software ?
What are the difference between them ??

I tried this forum and tutorial and not found

Thanks in advance


yes correct … my bad … fixed

There are simply too many codecs, factors, and use cases to answer this here. You should do your own research on video and audio codecs. Here are some links to get started:

It depends.

If I’m aiming to upload to YouTube:

If I’m aiming to keep it as a Master, I-frame only High bitrate.

Lack of 10-bit BT.2020/BT.2100 support is starting to be limiting, so for some stuff I just take the MLT file and process outside.

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