Here is the specifications that the video MUST adhere to

HD Videos

Video
o Compression Type: H.264 (no Apple pro-res.!)
o File Format: .mov or .mp4
o Dimensions: 1920×1080 (preferred) or 1280×720
o Frame Rate: Native (No less than 23.98)
o Bit Rate: Unrestricted (Minimum 7500 kb/s, if necessary)
o File must be de-Interlaced (Please, No Interlacing)
o Multi-pass encoding is preferred, Single-pass encoding isn’t
o Please export all encodes using Compressor or Quicktime. We cannot support editing program artifacts such as “edit
lists” or “zero offsets” embedded in the files.
o Do not use frame re-ordering in your encoding settings
o Do not include front or end slates, title or end cards, etc. NOTE: You can add your label/artist logo at the end of your
video, max. 3 sec.

Audio
o Format: AAC
o Channels: Stereo (L R)
o Sample Rate: 44.100 kHz
o Bit Rate: 320 kbps CBR


SD videos (only if HD is not available)

Video
o Compression Type: H.264
o File Format: .mov or .mp4
o Dimensions: 640×480 (4:3) or 854×480 (16:9)
* 480p is our MINIMUM spec. Please do not deliver videos in 360p or lower.
* Please don’t encode widescreen videos so that they are letterboxed on a 4:3 frame. If that’s all you have, we’ll take it,
but if you can re-encode the footage in HD (preferred) or SD 16:9, we would really appreciate it.
o Frame Rate: Native (No less than 23.98 though)
o Bit Rate: Unrestricted (Minimum 7500 kb/s, if necessary)
o File must be de-Interlaced (Please, No Interlacing)
o Multi-pass encoding is preferred, Single-pass encoding isn’t.
o Please export all encodes using Compressor or Quicktime.

  • We cannot support editing program artifacts such as “edit lists” or “zero offsets” embedded in the files.
    o Do not use frame re-ordering in your encoding settings
    o Do not include front or end slates, title or end cards, etc. NOTE: You can add your label/artist logo at the end of your
    video, max. 3 sec.

Audio
o Format: AAC
o Channels: Stereo (L R)
o Sample Rate: 44.100 kHz
o Bit Rate: 320 kbps CBR

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