I’ve been wasting sooo much time encoding video using Flash. My video video editing and encoding process goes like this:
1. Edit in iMovie
2. Export in .mp4 format
3. Use Flash 8 to encode to .flv format for web
I’ve been using VisualHub to encode movies for the AppleTV and for other random purposes over the past year. Tonight I decided to try it out for a Flash video for Maly.TV. I’m kicking myself in the ass for not using VisualHub to encode videos over that year passed.
This video was encoded using Flash 8:
(this video took 1 HOUR and 3 MINUTES to convert)
[flv width=”500″ height=”400″]http://www.maly.tv/video/20080510_Itsucksanditcuts.flv[/flv]
[flv width=”500″ height=”400″]http://www.maly.tv/video/20080510_ItsucksanditcutsVH.flv[/flv]
If you post videos on your website, spend the $23.32 on VisualHub.
Flash took over an hour. VisualHub took a little over a minute.