Recurrent Media - Bits Per Pixel Calculator

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BitsPerPixel On2 VP6, WM9, QT, Real H.264
< 0.09 don't do it bad
0.10 - 0.13 will look bad passable
0.14 - 0.15 blocky okay
0.16 - 0.18 better good
0.18 - 0.20 good great
> 0.20 great go larger

Aspect Ratios

1.0 1.334 1.618 1.778 1.85 2.39
Square 4x3 Standard Def Phi/Golden rectangle 16x9 widescreen wider screen Cinema