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MP4 vs WMV. Mediainfo inside. What has better quality?

Hi.

I've officially downloaded same film in 2 formats, WMV and MP4. WMV is 2.68gb, MP4 1.85gb.

I've a 2 MPC mediinfo text files, please help to choose a video with better quality. Size and

audio doesn't matter, i need high quality only.

Here's info:

MP4:

btiu_bridgette_b_1080p_8000.mp4

Format : MPEG-4

Format profile : Base Media

Codec ID : isom

File size : 1.85 GiB

Duration : 31mn 4s

Overall bit rate mode : Variable

Overall bit rate : 8 518 Kbps

Writing application : Lavf52.31.0

Video

ID : 1

Format : AVC

Format/Info : Advanced Video Codec

Format profile : High@L4.0

Format settings, CABAC : Yes

Format settings, ReFrames : 4 frames

Codec ID : avc1

Codec ID/Info : Advanced Video Coding

Duration : 31mn 4s

Duration_FirstFrame : -100ms

Bit rate : 7 999 Kbps

Width : 1 920 pixels

Height : 1 080 pixels

Display aspect ratio : 16:9

Frame rate mode : Variable

Frame rate : 29.970 fps

Minimum frame rate : 7.493 fps

Maximum frame rate : 29.970 fps

Color space : YUV

Chroma subsampling : 4:2:0

Bit depth : 8 bits

Scan type : Progressive

Bits/(Pixel*Frame) : 0.129

Stream size : 1.74 GiB (94%)

Language : English

Tagged date : UTC 2010-07-09 18:02:57

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WMV:

btiu_bridgette_b_1080p_12000.wmv

Format : Windows Media

File size : 2.63 GiB

Duration : 31mn 4s

Overall bit rate : 12.1 Mbps

Maximum Overall bit rate : 12.1 Mbps

Encoded date : UTC 2010-07-12 22:38:42.000

Video

ID : 2

Format : VC-1

Codec ID : WVC1

Codec ID/Hint : Microsoft

Duration : 31mn 4s

Bit rate : 1 bps

Width : 1 920 pixels

Height : 1 080 pixels

Display aspect ratio : 16:9

Frame rate : 29.970 fps

Bit depth : 16 bits

Compression mode : Lossy

Bits/(Pixel*Frame) : 0.000

Stream size : 233 Bytes (0%)

Sorry for my bad english. :)

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  • 8 years ago
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    Your format shouldn't matter... It's really about your resolution and conforming to the actual footage you shot.

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