Encoding Technical Specifications


MP3 Audio Files - For Best Production Music Track and Best PML Artist Categories:

Encoding Specs:

Audio Codec: MP3
Audio Sample Rate: 48kHz or 44kHz
Audio Bitrate: 192 kbits/sec

Video Files - For Best Use of Production Music Categories

HD Source Material:

Screen Size: 1280x720

Encoding Specs:

Video Compression Type/Codec: H264
Video Bitrate: 4800 kbits/sec
Frame Rate: Original Frame Rate
Audio Codec: AAC (aka MPEG-4 Audio)
Audio Sample Rate: 48kHz
Audio Bitrate: 192 kbits/sec

Standard Definition Source:

Screen Size:

720x486 (If source material is 720x486)
720x480 (If source material is 720x480)

Encoding Specs:

Video Compression Type/Codec: H264
Video Bitrate: 4000 kbits/sec
Frame Rate: 29.97 fps
Audio Codec: AAC (aka MPEG-4)
Audio Sample Rate: 48kHz
Audio Bitrate: 192 kbits/sec


Print Files - For Best Album Cover

Resolution: 300DPI
Color Space: RGB
File Types: .jpg or .pdf

Important Notes: