Format: VP6 (or H.263)
BitRate: 1200 Kbps
Width: 576 pixel
Height: 324 pixel
Scan Type: Progressive
FrameRate: 29.970 fps
Format: MPEG (preferred), AAC, MP3
Format_Version: Version 1
Format_Profile: Layer 3
BitRate: 80.0 Kbps
Channel(s): 2 channel
SamplingRate: 44.1 KHz or greater
BitDepth: 16 bit
Groups may utilize their own YouTube or Vimeo channels to upload, promote, and embed videos. If your department does not have access to a group video channel or would like your video added to NYU's official YouTube or iTunes U account please contact Christopher James in University Relations and Public Affairs.
Videos should be H.264 codec and 100 to 300meg each, no bigger than 600meg. Their minimum frame size should be 640 x 360 (16:9) with matching pixel ratio.
Format: De-interlaced MP4, MOV, or M4V (H.264/AVC/MPEG-4 part 10)
A number of reputable free video conversion tools like Handbrake, as well as purchasable software, exist in the marketplace today and are easily found with a quick web search. NYU does not endorse a specific tool, but have found many of these common tools to be helpful.