What are the iTunes Video/Apple Music Specs?

Below is the Encoding Specifications for iTunes;

  • File Format : QuickTime (.mov files)
  • Codec : Apple PRO RES 422 (HQ)
  • Size : 1920×1080 pixels
  • Video Bitrate : ~220 Mb/s
  • Framerate : 24 or 25 fps
  • Colorspace : YUV 422
  • Gamma Range : Between  2.15 and 2.25
  • Pixel ratio : Ratio must be 1:1 (square pixel)
  • Progressive : The video must not be interlaced
  • Black frame begining/ending : The video must contain one black frame at the beginning and at the end
  • Black bar scopes and logos : No logo will be accepted Black bars accepted but we need crop size information (in pixels).
  • Sound Quality : Codec – PCM Sampling frequency, 48 kHz Sample size, 16 bits Audio bitrate, ~1536 kb/s, 2 Channels (stereo)

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