Hour 19. Encoding Your Own Video for Mobile

What You’ll Learn In This Hour:

• What a video container is

• What popular codecs are available for mobile playback

• Codec support on mobile devices

• The settings to use to encode a video for mobile playback

• Options available for delivering the video

Last hour we learned about how to get an embedded video to play back in our application. Although we learned how to embed our own video, we did not see how to create the video that we used. This is what we cover in this hour.

Learning the Basics of Video Encoding

Every time you open or watch a video file you are setting into motion a complex process of file parsing and processing. To get started, let me give you a quick high-level view of how a video ...

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