Learn the Best Video Formats for Online Distribution in a Free Report

Jan 11, 2012, 09:00 ET from Videomaker

CHICO, Calif., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- What's the best video format for online distribution?  Find out with a free guide from Videomaker, the nation's oldest consumer magazine dedicated to independent video and videography.  Download a free report "What's the best video format for online distribution?" to learn how to choose the perfect video format and get the best compression for YouTube and the web.

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So you've just finished completing the world's next blockbuster and you want to get your video on the web fast. The most important preparation is choosing how to format it for the web. We'll explain video formats for the beginning to intermediate user, what the different video formats are, and what the best video format for web distribution may be.

Whether it's a question of finding the best compression for YouTube or choosing a video format that allows your users to interact with the video, there is a video format out there for your exact purposes. Choosing the best video format for web distribution is absolutely vital for getting people to watch your videos on YouTube, Vimeo or other video sharing websites. Read this new report from Videomaker to have all the different video formats explained in plain English. We asked filmmaker/videographer Chelsey Grasso to decipher the mysteries of getting the best compression for YouTube and the web.


  • Sharing Your Video Masterpiece with the World
  • Why Formats Are Important
  • Getting Down to Business: The Types of Video Formats
  • Common Mistakes in Choosing a Video Format
  • Tips for Selecting the Best Video Format in Any Situation
  • Video Formatting: Wrapping It Up
  • Additional Resources for Video Formatting


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