How much Resolution do you Lose with Compression, and does 4K help make 1080p Look Better?

A couple of tests to determine the exact percentage loss of resolution while compressing video, and how 4K can help.

The Costs of Working with 2K and 4K Uncompressed Footage

  First, we need to understand what we’re dealing with here. How big are uncompressed files, really? To calculate the uncompressed file size and data rate, use this method: How to Calculate Size and Data Rate of Uncompressed Files Where Resolution = Horizontal Resolution x Vertical Resolution Color Data = Color Bit Depth per Channel […]