Common uncompressed video bitrates

2012/12/08

Rates in megabytes per second are calculated using (width * height * framerate * bitdepth) / (8 * 1000000) = megabytes per second
Highlights are <100 <200 <400 <600 <1000 >1000
Width Height Aspect Ratio Frame Rate YUV 4:2:2 8bit/16bpp YUV 4:2:2 10bit/24bpp YUV 4:2:2 16bit/32bpp RGB 4:4:4 8bit/24bpp RGB 4:4:4 16bit/48bpp RGB 4:4:4 32bit/96bpp
SD 576i/25 720 576 4:3 / 16:9 25 (50i) 21 31 41 31 62 124
SD 480i/30 720 480 4:3 / 16:9 30 (60i) 21 31 41 31 62 124
HD 720p/24 1280 720 16:9 24 44 66 88 66 133 265
HD 1080p/24 1920 1080 16:9 24 100 149 199 149 299 597
HD 1080p/25 1920 1080 16:9 25 104 156 207 156 311 622
HD 1080i/30 1920 1080 16:9 30 (60i) 124 187 249 187 373 746
Academy 2K 1828 1332 1.37:1 24 117 175 234 175 351 701
Digital Cinema 2K 2048 858 2.39:1 24 84 127 169 127 253 506
Digital Cinema 2K 1998 1080 1.85:1 24 104 155 207 155 311 621
Digital Cinema 4K 4096 1714 2.39:1 24 337 505 674 505 1011 2022
HD 2160p/24 3840 2160 16:9 24 398 597 796 597 1194 2389
Digital Cinema 4K 3996 2160 1.85:1 24 414 621 829 621 1243 2486
Academy 4K 3656 2664 1.37:1 24 468 701 935 701 1403 2805
Full Aperture 4K 4096 3112 1.32:1 24 612 918 1224 918 1836 3671
IMAX Digital 5616 4096 1.37:1 24 1104 1656 2208 1656 3312 6625
HD 4320p/24 7680 4320 16:9 24 1593 2389 3185 2389 4778 9555
Red Epic 617 28000 9334 3:1 24 12545 18817 25090 18817 37635 75269

Comments

  • Great piece of work
    Could you include the European version of HDTv.
    Ie 1920 x 1080p @ 25 frames per second.
    Thanks
    Reg

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