Smooth Playback

Quality vs. Accessibility

Video might just be one of the most nebulous tech topics there is. There's plenty written on it, but it's all so dense and spread out and convoluted that it's very difficult to find a single good, readable guide for beginners. That's why we're starting this webcomic: we want to share our web video expertise, but we also want you to have fun reading it.

Check back each week as I cover a new topic in Wistia's newly minted webcomic, Smooth Playback! We'll start with the basics (like file sizes, bitrate, resolution, codecs, and container formats) and then move on to more advanced, specific topics. We're also curious about what you'd like to know more about, so let us know if there's any particular knowledge that you are oh-so-eager to lap up!

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