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HD: YouTube vs. Vimeo

Stu mentioned via Twitter that Vimeo does a really crappy conversion to only 24p and YouTube is far superior. That said, I decided to try it. Here’s the same vid; same file; same everything: one on Vimeo, the other on YouTube. It’s about 7 minutes long. You tell me what you think looks better.

Caveat: You don’t have NEARLY the security features of Vimeo. YouTube is sort of “post at your own risk.” I also don’t like the community of YouTube at all and much prefer the professional and respectful community of Vimeo. Regardless….

Source footage:

1440x1080i – Edited out to a 29.97 720p H.264 QT file.

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/jayfriesenpictures

Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=3887269&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&color=ff9933&fullscreen=1

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