Optimise Uploads with Proxy Preview Specifications

To enhance efficiency in your workflow, creating and uploading files that match ioGates' proxy preview specifications can significantly speed up the process.

Use Case: Faster Approval Process

Imagine needing swift approval from a client on a 1-hour MXF master. Instead of uploading a large MXF file, which can be time-consuming and unnecessary for approval purposes, you can transcode the file locally into a much smaller H264 format that meets ioGates' proxy preview specifications. This approach bypasses the need for ioGates to create a proxy, resulting in a faster upload and availability time.

ioGates Proxy Preview Specifications

Video Specifications

  • Format: H264
  • Bit Rate: 1,500-3,000 Kbps
  • FPS: Any
  • CBR/VBR: Any
  • Width: 1,920 pixels
  • Height: 1080 pixels
  • Scan Type: Progressive
  • Pix_Format: yuv420p, yuvj420p
  • GOP: Closed GOP with a length of 2 times the frame rate (approximately 2 seconds)
  • Profile: High
  • Level: Up to 4.1

Audio Specifications

  • Format/Info: Advanced Audio Codec
  • Bit Rate: 192 Kbps
  • Channels(s): 2 channels
  • Sampling Rate: 48.0 Khz

Advantages of Matching Proxy Specifications

  • Quick Accessibility: By matching ioGates' proxy specifications, your files become accessible for review in your account much sooner, facilitating immediate feedback or approval processes.
  • Efficient Use of Resources: This method saves bandwidth and storage space, both of which are crucial for maintaining an efficient digital workflow.
  • Simplified Process: Avoids the need for ioGates to transcode the files, cutting down on processing time and allowing for a quicker turnaround.

Adhering to ioGates' proxy preview specifications when uploading files can greatly enhance the speed and efficiency of your workflow. This practice is especially beneficial in scenarios where quick client feedback is needed, and the full quality of an MXF master is not required for the review process. By optimizing your files for ioGates, you ensure a faster and more efficient review cycle, keeping projects moving forward with minimal delays.