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VSL size does not affect page load time.

VSL size does not affect page load time.

When a user uploads a video to our platform, the system performs a process to optimize the storage and transmission of that video over the internet. During this process, the video resolution is adjusted to suit the maximum resolution originally provided by the user.

It is important to note that the file size itself and the resolution of the video do not have a direct impact on the loading time of the page on which the video will be embedded. This is because when a visitor accesses the page, the video has not yet loaded in its entirety. Instead, the video loads progressively as the visitor watches, thanks to streaming technology.

Therefore, even if the original video is large in size or has high resolution, the user experience while loading the page will not be negatively affected as the platform takes care of efficient delivery of the video according to the connection speed of the person viewing it. attending. This ensures that visitors can start viewing the video without undue delay, regardless of the technical characteristics of the original video file.

Evaluating a practical example

When you upload a video in 720p resolution to your dashboard, the platform automatically compresses it into various resolutions, creating different quality levels, such as 360p, 480p and 720p. However, it is crucial to note that the highest quality available will remain the same as what you originally uploaded, i.e. 720p. This also represents an excellent way to reduce bandwidth consumption. To learn more about how to save bandwidth, click here).

It is extremely important to highlight that, when compressing a video, there will be a decrease in image quality. This process is inherent in reducing file size and efficient transmission over the internet. The quality perceived when watching the video after compression will largely depend on the speed of the viewer's internet connection.

Do you have any questions?

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Updated on: 10/06/2023

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