Converting my Movies to iPhone Format....

Discussion in 'iPod' started by Winter Charm, Jul 4, 2009.

  1. Winter Charm macrumors 6502a

    Winter Charm

    Jul 31, 2008
    I have a few questions about converting some of my personal videos into iPhone format:

    I am using VLC media Player to do this, so that parts good, i just have a few questions about the format and bit rate.

    I want the videos to match the quality of videos downloaded from iTunes

    What format is better: H.264 or MPEG-4 and at what Bit rate (video/audio) and what resolution?? i am trying this out for the first time, so any information will be helpful. i do want it to play at native resolution on my iPod Touch.

    Thanks in advance for all the help :)
  2. wywern209 macrumors 65832


    Sep 7, 2008
    do you rly want to know?
    the res of the iphone is 480x 320. choose H.264. its an upgraded version of MP4. bitrate follows this formula. higher = better quality= bigger file. so decide which one you want more.

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