[Beowulf] HDTV video file sizes

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Tue May 29 09:28:03 PDT 2007

On Tue, 29 May 2007, laytonjb at charter.net wrote:

> Good morning,
> I was doing some thinking over the weekend (while cooking ribs on the grill :)  ).
> Does anyone know who much data 1 hr. of HDTV produces? Let's try 720 for
> now and perhaps 1080. I'm looking for the file size if you store the whole thing
> in a single file.

Well, I didn't have any idea ten seconds ago, but now I know that one
hour should be roughly 3 GB.  (So a movie should be 5-6 GB.)

> Thanks!
> Jeff "I won't give up my sauce recipe" Layton
You're welcome!

   Rob "I'll trade you a lesson in Googlifying for your sauce recipe" Brown

Robert G. Brown	                       http://www.phy.duke.edu/~rgb/
Duke University Dept. of Physics, Box 90305
Durham, N.C. 27708-0305
Phone: 1-919-660-2567  Fax: 919-660-2525     email:rgb at phy.duke.edu

More information about the Beowulf mailing list