Video for Vimeo Upload


Standard Definition (about 640x480) - most EUS vendors

  1. Open a Terminal/Command Prompt window
  2. Change to the directory with your source video
  3. Use the following command:

ffmpeg.exe -i INVIDEO.MOV -f mp4 -vcodec libx264 -b 2000k OUTVIDEO.MP4

You must leave the OUTVIDEO format as MP4. The INVIDEO.MP4 can be any format, any extention (eg INVIDEO.MOV, INVIDEO.AVI, INVIDEO.MPG).

High Definition (720x1280 or higher)

  1. Open a Terminal/Command Prompt window
  2. Change to the directory with your source video
  3. Use the following command:

ffmpeg.exe -i INVIDEO.MOV -f mp4 -vcodec libx264 -b 5000k OUTVIDEO.MP4

You must leave the OUTVIDEO format as MP4. The INVIDEO.MP4 can be any format, any extention (eg INVIDEO.MOV, INVIDEO.AVI, INVIDEO.MPG).



Further recommendations about vimeo compression settings, bit rate and frame rates can be found here.
You can combine this with cropping by adding the cropping flag, read more here.