by Maxim Levkov
22 May 2012
Mobile devices are quickly becoming a popular method of viewing media content—with iOS powering many of those devices. This rapid growth underscores the need for encoding guidelines to ensure that the content is optimized for reach and playback performance. There are number of mobile platforms on the market today, but this document will focus specifically on Apple iOS powered iPhones and iPad devices, including the new iPad (iPad 3).
About this document
This white paper focuses specifically on delivering video within iOS applications built on Adobe AIR. It is an addendum to the white paper, Video encoding cookbook and profile guidelines for the Adobe Flash Platform.
This technical white paper is intended for the following audiences:
- Developers and content publishers who want to understand limitations and considerations for mobile media delivery to iOS devices
- Encoding professionals who are seeking insight and specific guidelines for encoding media for delivery to iOS devices
Where to go from here
Learn more about HTTP Dynamic Streaming for flexible delivery of on-demand and live video streaming. Also learn best practices for mobile device video player optimization and understand how to optimize web content for mobile delivery.
Learn the recipes of video compression—both as an art form and as a highly technical process—by downloading the Video encoding cookbook and profile guidelines for the Adobe Flash Platform.