Video format rules for Ark MUSE video widget

Right Click and select 'save as here for our Adobe Media Encoder preset

 

 

SIZE

For optimum page loading times, aim to keep your video under 10mb.

 

LENGTH

Around 30 seconds works best for a cover/background video.

 

RESOLUTION

Video will look best in any 16:9 aspect ratio resolution.

1920 x 1080 is the most popular, but all resolutions should work, just consider file size.

 

PIXELS

For your video to work on iOS you must use square pixels, anamorphic pixels will not work.

 

FORMAT

.mp4 (MPEG-4) is recommended, as this is compatible across all platforms including iOS.

 

CODEC

H.264

 

BITRATE

Use a variable bit rate (VBR)

Set your target at 2Mbps with a maximum of 2.5Mbps

 

FRAME RATE

24/23.976

 

OTHER SETTINGS

Field order - Set this to 'Progressive' to enable pre-loading and faster buffering times

Multiplexer - MP4

Streaming compatibility - iPod