Video Format Specifications

IVA recommends using one of the Adaptive Bitrate formats whenever possible to provide the best user experience. IVA receives many different types of formats and containers from the various suppliers and encodes them to specific standards to make it easy for our clients to use.

NameWidthAudioVideoFormatBitRatePlatformMB / Min.Flavor ID
HLS (Mobile)35264 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo, AAC-LCVariable 128 – 350 Kbps, h.264 v10 Main profile 3.1, source FPS, VBR 1-passMPEG Transport StreamVariable3G/4G mobileN/A40
HLS (SD Source)704128 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo, AAC-LC Variable 600-2000 kbps, H.264 v10 Main profile 3.1, source FPS, VBR 1-passMPEG Transport StreamVariablewifi, iPad, Android(ICS), web, tv N/A40
HLS (720P Source)1280128 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo, AAC-LC Variable 600-2500 kbps, H.264 v10 Main profile 3.1, source FPS, VBR 1-passMPEG Transport StreamVariablewifi, iPad, Android(ICS), web, tv N/A40
HLS (1080P Source)1920128 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo, AAC-LCVariable 600-5000 kbps, H.264 v10 Main profile 3.1, source FPS, VBR 1-passMPEG Transport StreamVariablewifi, iPad, web, tvN/A40
HSS (mobile)35264 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo, AAC-LCVariable 128 – 350 Kbps, h.264 v10 Main profile 3.1, source FPS, VBR 1-pass ISMV Variable3G/4G mobile, Windows PhoneN/A40
HSS (SD Source)704128 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo, AAC-LC Variable 600-2000 kbps, H.264 c10 Main profile 3.1, source FPS, VBR 1-pass ISMVVariablewifi, iPad, Android(ICS), web, tv N/A40
HSS (720P Source)1280128 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo, AAC-LC Variable 600-2500 kbps, H.264 v10 Main profile 3.1, source FPS, VBR 1-pass ISMV Variablewifi, iPad, Android(ICS), web, tv N/A40
HSS (1080P Source)1920128 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo, AAC-LC Variable 600-5000 kbps, H.264 v10 Main profile 3.1, source FPS, VBR 1-passISMVVariablewifi, iPad, Android(ICS), web, tvN/A40
HDS (mobile)

35264 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo, AAC-LCVariable 128 – 350 Kbps, h.264 v10 Main profile 3.1, source FPS, VBR 1-passMP4 FragmentVariable3G/4G mobile, webN/A40
HDS (SD Source 704128 Kpbs, 48 kHz, stereo, AAC-LC Variable 600-2000 kbps, H.264 c10 Main profile 3.1, source FPS, VBR 1-pass MP4 Fragment Variable wifi, iPad, Android(ICS), web, tv N/A40
HDS (720P Source) 1280128 Kpbs, 48 kHz, stereo, AAC-LC Variable 600-2500 kbps, H.264 v10 Main profile 3.1, source FPS, VBR 1-pass MP4 Fragment Variable wifi, iPad, Android(ICS), web, tv N/A 40
HDS (1080P Source)1920128 Kpbs, 48 kHz, stereo, AAC-LCVariable 600-5000 kbps, H.264 v10 Main profile 3.1, source FPS, VBR 1-passMP4 FragmentVariablewifi, iPad, Android(ICS), web, tvN/A40
DASH (Mobile)35264 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo, AAC-LCVariable 128 – 350 Kbps, h.264 v10 Main profile 3.1, source FPS, VBR 1-passMP4/MPEG-2Variable3G/4G mobile, webN/A 40
DASH (SD Source 704128 Kpbs, 48 kHz, stereo, AAC-LC Variable 600-2000 kbps, H.264 v10 Main profile 3.1, source FPS, VBR 1-pass MP4/MPEG-2 Variable wifi, iPad, Android(ICS), web, tv N/A 40
DASH (720P Source) 1280128 Kpbs, 48 kHz, stereo, AAC-LC Variable 600-2500 kbps, H.264 v10 Main profile 3.1, source FPS, VBR 1-pass MP4/MPEG-2 Variable wifi, iPad, Android(ICS), web, tv N/A 40
DASH (1080P Source)1920128 Kpbs, 48 kHz, stereo, AAC-LCVariable 600-5000 kbps, H.264 v10 Main profile 3.1, source FPS, VBR 1-passMP4/MPEG-2Variablewifi, iPad, Android(ICS), web, tvN/A40
MP4 8032016 Kbps, 24K kHz, mono, AAC-LC 64 kbps, H.264, Main profile 3.1, 23.986 FPS, VBR 1-pass MP4 80 kbpsmobile .6 MB28
MP4 21232032 Kbps, 24K kHz, mono, AAC-LC184 Kbps, H.264, Main profile 3.1, 23.986 FPS, VBR 1-pass MP4 216 kbpsmobile, web 1.5 MB29
MP4 45032032 Kbps 48K kHz, stereo, AAC-LC 414 Kbps, H.264, Main profile 3.1, 23.986 FPS, VBR 1-pass MP4 478 kbpsmobile, web 3.36 MB30
MP4 75048080 Kpbs, 48K kHz, stereo, AAC-LC686 kbps, H.264, Main profile 3.1, 23.986 FPS, VBR 1-pass MP4 766 kbpswifi, 4G, web (flash9 compatible), tv, mobile5.625 MB24
MP4 1500720 128 Kpbs, 48K kHz, stereo, AAC-LC1436 kbps, H.264, Main profile 3.1, 23.986 FPS, VBR 1-passMP41564 kbps wifi, web (flash9 compatible), tv, mobile, tablet 11.73 MB31
MP4 2500 720P HD1280128 Kpbs, 48K kHz, stereo, AAC-LC2500 kbps, H.264, Main profile 3.1, source FPS, VBR 1-pass MP4 2.628 Mbpsweb (flash9 compatible), tv, tablet19.71 MB25
MP4 5000 1080p1920256 Kpbs, 48K kHz, stereo, AAC-LC5000 kbps, H.264, Main profile 3.1, source FPS, VBR 1-pass MP4 5.256 Mbpsweb (flash9 compatible), tv, tablet39.42 MB43
MP4 8000 (Mezzanine)SourceVariable Kbps, 48 kHz, 2-6 Channels, AAC-LCVariable kbps, H.264, Main profile 3.1, source FPS (max 30 fps), VBR 1-pass MP4 Quality basedtv, source archivevariable26
* Height for all video is adjustable to maintain source aspect ratio. HD/SD Source refers to the original source material given to IVA. Approximately 1% of HD content is not 1280 wide to maintain aspect ratio.



Updated: 5/2/2017