LOWER-THIRDS | TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

VIDEO

-Video Frame Size: 1920x1080

-Frame Rate: 29.97 Frames/Sec., Interlaced (upper field first)

-All areas of the image that are outside of the Lower Third not should have 100% transparency in Alpha Channel

-The Lower Third should be at the bottom, aligned to the left.

-Maximum Height is 300 px.

-The total surface of the Lower Third should have a maximum of 350 000 pixels. This means that the max height is relative to the selected width. Ex. If the lower third is 1920 pixels wide, the max height should be 182 px. (1920 x 182 = 349 440)

-The first frame and the last frame MUST be empty, meaning transparency set at 100% in Alpha Channel. Those two frames are included in the total duration of the video file.

AUDIO

-Lower thirds files MUST NOT contain any audio track. (not only silent track)

IMAGE TEXT OVERLAY

-Text must be within the safe action area (90%)

TIME CODE

-Continuous, Drop frame

File Wrapper format VIDEO CODEC AUDIO CODEC TIMECODE CLOSED CAPTION
Quicktime (.mov) Codec Animation NO AUDIO TRACK 00;00;00;00 none
Settings:
Keyframes ALL frames
Depth Millions of Colors +
Quality BEST – Max Bitrate of 120 mbps
*The use of Apple Compressor (TM) is highly recommanded to reach the specified specs