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Halve frame rate on 48/50/60fps video transcodes
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Currently our transcodes ship the original frame rate except for 160p which forces to a max of 15fps.

48/50/60fps videos look great but usually aren't necessary and waste either bandwidth or quality and CPU time; most 50/60fps videos I've come across on Commons just happen to be from high-quality originals and aren't demonstrating high-frame-rate goodness.

Consider cutting the frame rate in half on transcodes of >=48fps sources.

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brion created this task.Jun 27 2015, 12:51 PM
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Jdforrester-WMF moved this task from Untriaged to Backlog on the Multimedia board.Sep 4 2015, 6:59 PM
TheDJ moved this task from To sort to Transcoding on the TimedMediaHandler board.Oct 21 2015, 7:15 PM