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Recommended bitrate for videos on a flash player?

by BetaWolf7 / December 16, 2007 6:04 AM PST

I'm getting a Zen. The screen is 2.5", 320x240 resolution. When encoding a video, what is the minimum bitrate I should use for the audio and video?

I'm thinking no less than 128 for the audio, and no less than 400 for the video. Normal should be 196 audio, 500 video, right?

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I don't think there are fast rule for these thing.
by ahtoi / December 17, 2007 4:21 PM PST

Just try them and see what you can live with.

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depends on the format
by JonTitor / December 19, 2007 2:30 PM PST

Zen only supports MPEG (don't use that) and WMV video so try and stay at or above 512kbps
for music try to use WMA or AAC and 128 would be ok with those but 192 is better

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