How to reproduce the Netflix per-title encoding results

In 2016 Netflix introduced the concept of per-title-encoding. In a very interesting blog post and a detailed paper they described their findings and how to interpret the results. In this blog post I want to describe my understanding of the per-title encoding and how to reproduce the results of Netflix using ffmpeg. What is per-title encoding? Per-Title encoding is […]

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DASH at Amazon: Analyzing the Prime Video settings

Aside from Netflix, Amazon Prime Video is one of the biggest players in the streaming market. In contrast to Netflix they do not use the Web Crypto API to encrypt communication between the client and the backend. Hence, it is possible to sniff the DASH manifests and take a deeper to look at them. Specific […]

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