Recording Formats

The default recording format is QuickTime.mov (MPEG-4/PCM)

A standard version of Tricaster can also record in :

  • QuickTime 4:2:2 
  • QuickTime 4:2:0 
  • MPEG-2 4:2:2 
  • MPEG-2 4:2:0 
  • AVI 4:2:2 
  • H264 High Quality 
  • H264 Web Quality 
  • MP3 Audio 


The Export Transcode tool has the following options:

  • AVI
    • NewTek 4:2:2
  • DVD
    • 60, 90, 240 Minute DVD
  • Mobile Devices
    • Android, Apple iPad, Apple iPhone/iPod
  • M4V
    • 1Mbps, 1Mbps (480p), 3Mbps, 3Mbps (720p), 5Mbps, 10Mbps, 15Mbps, H.264 Medium, H.264 Very Fast
  • MPEG2
    • 25Mbps, 60Mbps, 90Mbps
  • MXF
    • DVCam, DVCPro, DVCPro 50, DVCPro HD, IMX30 D-10, IMX50 D-10, XDCam HD
  • QuickTime
    • DV, DVCPro, DVCPro 50, DVCPro HD, MJPEG, NewTek 4:2:2, ProRes 4:2:2, H.264 Medium, H.264 Very Fast
  • Same As Source
  • Video Server



TriCaster Recording Profile

In a PAL 1080i session, this is an example of the default recording output:


General

Complete name : E:\Output1.mov
Format : MPEG-4
Format profile : QuickTime
Codec ID : qt 0000.02 (qt )
File size : 40.1 MiB
Duration : 5s 0ms
Overall bit rate mode : Variable
Overall bit rate : 67.2 Mbps
Encoded date : UTC 2016-03-23 09:57:44
Tagged date : UTC 2016-03-23 09:57:44
Writing library : Apple QuickTime


Video

ID : 1
Format : MPEG Video
Format version : Version 2
Format profile : High@High
Format settings, BVOP : No
Format settings, Matrix : Default
Format settings, GOP : N=1
Format settings, picture structure : Frame
Codec ID : xd5c
Duration : 5s 0ms
Bit rate mode : Variable
Bit rate : 61.4 Mbps
Maximum bit rate : 90.0 Mbps
Width : 1 920 pixels
Height : 1 080 pixels
Display aspect ratio : 16:9
Frame rate mode : Constant
Frame rate : 25.000 fps
Standard : PAL
Color space : YUV
Chroma subsampling : 4:2:2
Bit depth : 8 bits
Scan type : Interlaced
Scan type, store method : Separated fields (2 fields per block)
Scan order : Top Field First
Compression mode : Lossy
Bits/(Pixel*Frame) : 1.184
Time code of first frame : 09:55:11:19
Time code source : Group of pictures header
GOP, Open/Closed : Closed
Stream size : 36.6 MiB (91%)
Language : English
Encoded date : UTC 2016-03-23 09:57:44
Tagged date : UTC 2016-03-23 09:57:44


Audio

ID : 2
Format : PCM
Format settings, Endianness : Little
Format settings, Sign : Signed
Codec ID : in24
Duration : 4s 992ms
Bit rate mode : Constant
Bit rate : 4 608 Kbps
Channel(s) : 4 channels
Sampling rate : 48.0 KHz
Bit depth : 24 bits
Stream size : 2.74 MiB (7%)
Language : English
Encoded date : UTC 2016-03-23 09:57:44
Tagged date : UTC 2016-03-23 09:57:44