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What is the best screen recording quality?

Dropshare offers different quality options to export screen recording videos as MPEG-4 video file. 

 

FFmpeg When using FFmpeg for screen recording export, you will usually receive best results with regards to high video quality, low filesize and low export duration. 
Export Quality: Highest Built-in screen recording export with highest possible quality while applying compression. Will export up to a video resolution of 3840x1080. 
Export Quality: Medium Built-in screen recording export with medium quality while applying compression. Will export up to a video resolution of 1920x1080.
Export Quality: Low Built-in screen recording export with medium quality while applying compression. Will export up to a video resolution of 1920x720.
Export Quality: Passthrough Built-in screen recording export with highest possible quality without applying compression.

When recording a 90s long video of a screen with a 5120x1440 resolution and audio, you can expect the following results.

As a comparion: A screen recording captured with QuickTime with the same specifications is 540 MB in filesize.

 

Export Quality Export Duration Filesize
FFmpeg Medium ~50 MB
Export Quality: Highest Medium ~250 MB
Export Quality: Medium Medium ~120 MB
Export Quality: Low Medium ~70 MB
Export Quality: Passthrough Quick ~375 MB
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