Elastic Transcoder now available in eZs3 – create web-ready video in seconds!

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Want to create videos that target the iPhone, web connected devices and PCs?

Ever had issues with your video not playing on a device? Or waiting ages for it to download before playback begins?

Well now you can use the Transcoder to create web-ready videos in seconds!

Choose a preset to target a particular device…

… and the Transcoder will create and upload your converted video to a folder of your choice.

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Fast Start in Apple Quicktime – how to solve your video loading torment and metadata misery

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If you have ever noticed that you are staring at the Quicktime logo for prolonged periods of time before your video loads, it could be related to a metadata issue.

Quicktime .mov files suffer from the same issues that plague .mp4 files, which is the location of the dreaded moov atom. The moov atom is a small portion of the metadata, which has the information needed to add the play controls to your video content. If you are hosting your content online for a progressive distribution and do not choose to place the moov atom at the front of the file, then you will get the long loading times where a the Quicktime logo will appear while the entire video is being downloaded into the browser’s cache.

There are fixes to this problem, but instead it is better to select the proper setting when exporting with Quicktime.

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