Codecs, Containers, and Protocols: Digital Media Formats for Online Distribution
This presentation explores the history of codecs, containers, and protocols and their impact on the present state of streaming. Learn what qt-faststart does, why h264_mp4toannexb is sometimes necessary, and the difference between streaming and pseudo-streaming. The presenter takes a deep dive into the structure of today’s most relevant media formats to discover the advantages and limitations of each and helps you pick and choose the right options.
Matthew Szatmary, Senior Video Encoding Engineer - Twitch
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