VideoHelp Forum

Try DVD Fab Video Downloader and rip Netflix video! Or Try DVD Fab and copy Blu-rays! or rip iTunes movies!
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. Hello.

    I have been struggling to find the optimal h.264 profile/level that will play 95%+ of devices in use today such as tablets, phones, etc.
    I am thinking of going with main @ l3.0 with frame size set to 640 x 360
    I was thinking baseline @ l3.0 but that might not be optimal.
    What do you guys think.
    Quote Quote  
  2. Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    United States
    Search Comp PM
    I use MP4Tools for most of my transcoding. There's a PC version (MKVTools) that works in essentially the same manner. I tell the app to use the proper settings for an iPhone 4S and, indeed, it does seem to play on most of my newer (no more than 4 years old) devices like iPhone 4S, iPad 4, Nook Color (the larger model), and WDTV. Using the setting I mentioned, I can leave the frame size as original (1920x1080 or 1280x720 or smaller) and, if necessary, drop the bitrate down to 2000kbps and get fine results.

    I attached a text file. It's an export from iMediaHUD showing the details of a transcode I just did for this purpose. Let me know if it helps you decide. Do some tests and see if you get decent results for your needs.
    Image Attached Files
    Quote Quote