The Importance of Data Rate When Converting Old Videos

Data Rate or Bit Rate Is Important When Repurposing Old Videos

In the last video I shared thoughts about converting old videotapes to a digital format. I mentioned the importance of Bit Rate (or Data Rate) if you plan on using those old videos for editing or to share with your audience. If you’re just converting old tapes to watch at home, then you can pay less attention to bit rate. In this short video I introduce the concept of bit rate that is a factor of compression.