How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding
OCTOBER 3, 2017
Decisions that can seem daunting when terms like codec, container, and a myriad of file type names start getting tossed around. The purpose of encoding is to compress a video file to a size – MB or GB, not necessarily duration – that is easy to store and transfer over the web. This is because encoding is only half the picture. The container, often referred to as the file type, is displayed in the suffix of a file’s name (e.g.