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Multi-Codec Adaptive Bitrate Streaming for Video Optimization

Part 1 of this series discusses the optimal way of delivering progressive video streams by taking advantage of modern, efficient codecs. That approach is ideal for short-form (under 60 seconds) videos and for videos displayed at a low resolution, such as ads and previews. But what if you're delivering longer videos with a higher resolution? No matter that you could offer them as a single file through progressive streaming, your viewers might still run into issues, such as buffering, slow start of playbacks, or even playback failures.

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How to Improve Live Streaming: Expert's Tips and Tricks

Video is an increasingly important component for websites - whether it’s to inform visitors, enhance user experience or support sales and marketing efforts. But delivering high-quality video at large scale can be quite a challenge. You need to consider encoding, format, bandwidth usage, delivery and the devices on which visitors may be watching the video, to name just a few concerns.

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HTTP Live Streaming Without the Hard Work

Update:
In this post, we clarify that not all browsers natively support HLS or MPEG-DASH, and thus in order to deliver adaptive streaming video to all devices, you should deliver it using a video player that supports your chosen format. In December of 2017, Cloudinary released its own Video Player, which enables you to easily embed a player in your web page that can stream any HLS or MPEG-DASH video. For details, see the Video Player announcement blog post and the Video Player documentation.
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