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"Dailymotion" player ROCKS!

Post by MovieStuff » Sun Jul 19, 2015 4:46 am

I occasionally search Google to see where my Jonny Quest animation project pops up. It was originally on Vimeo but I just stumbled across it on Dailymotion and my jaw is on the floor. Mind you, this is the same video that was uploaded to Vimeo and someone just copied it to Dailymotion. And while the Vimeo looked okay, it always had noticeable artifacting and latency on almost every shot. But the Dailymotion player is so freakin' crisp, this looks almost exactly like it does on my PC in my studio. Just goes to show how much of a difference the player makes. I used to think that Vimeo was the preferred choice but I think I might switch to Dailymotion for all my video posts. Really nice and plays smoooooooth.

Here's the link:

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2hus ... tv?start=3

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Post by Tscan » Sun Jul 19, 2015 7:30 pm

I'd have to say that's the best quality video i've seen streamed on the internet. Did you have to pay anything for that quality? I signed up for a free account but couldn't find anything about fees or file size limits. Too bad i just payed Vimeo for a 1 yr Plus account just the other day.
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Post by MovieStuff » Mon Jul 20, 2015 12:45 am

I'm getting ready for a trade show in Vegas this week for the new Universal so I don't have time right now to do any investigation about the Dailymotion account but, I will tell you this, that file never looked so good on Vimeo and it's the same damned file! I mean, literally, someone downloaded the file from Vimeo and uploaded it to Dailymotion. It doesn't really even look that good when I play it in QT, honestly. I never thought the player would make such a huge difference. Anyway, I'll try to find out more.

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Post by aj » Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:04 am

The question is of course if it works just as well for non-animated motionfilm. Or film with some grain in it.
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Post by MovieStuff » Mon Jul 20, 2015 4:05 pm

aj wrote:The question is of course if it works just as well for non-animated motionfilm. Or film with some grain in it.

That is true. However, the odd thing is that the Vimeo version of this very same video always showed some kind of artifacts, even though each frame was shot on a DSLR, while the Dailymotion version of the same video is clean. So I have to believe that the Dailymotion player will still be an improvement over the Vimeo player, even with the presence of grain but we'll see. I'll run some tests when I get back from Vegas.

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Post by aj » Mon Jul 20, 2015 8:33 pm

MovieStuff wrote:...when I get back from Vegas.

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Post by wahiba » Sun Jul 26, 2015 7:33 pm

Reading this post I went back and checked my one and only upload to Dailymotion: link below (tent raising and lowering, speeded up)

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x12uiz ... ent_travel

It is just a video off a digital tape camcorder so is not HD. Compared with YouTube It certainly looks better. I too think I will try uploading some more here to compare with other systems.

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Post by Will2 » Tue Jul 28, 2015 11:25 pm

Roger when I read your post I was like, "yeah, sure..."

Then I watched it and you're absolutely right. We have to get some film projects up there to see how it handles the grain.

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Post by MovieStuff » Wed Jul 29, 2015 1:46 am

I just signed up. Butt simple. Not a bunch of tomfoolery like on Vimeo. Just a simple upload button. Here are the player specs directly from their website.


Duration: 60 minute maximum per video
File size: 2 GB maximum per file
Resolution: Up to 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160)
Formats: We support all common video formats
Frame rate: 24, 25 or 30 FPS non-interlaced

Pretty cool. I'm gonna try uploading some footage tonight.

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EDIT: Oh, yeah. And it's free.

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Post by Tscan » Thu Jul 30, 2015 6:19 am

MovieStuff wrote:I just signed up. Butt simple. Not a bunch of tomfoolery like on Vimeo. Just a simple upload button. Here are the player specs directly from their website.


Duration: 60 minute maximum per video
File size: 2 GB maximum per file
Resolution: Up to 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160)
Formats: We support all common video formats
Frame rate: 24, 25 or 30 FPS non-interlaced

Pretty cool. I'm gonna try uploading some footage tonight.

Roger

EDIT: Oh, yeah. And it's free.
Yeah that's almost 3 times of what you can upload to a free Vimeo account at once. And I think Vimeo is still working on their 4K option.
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