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Error Code:

Compression Artifacting 


"Compression Artifact" is the adverse effect of image degradation where the image complexity exceeds the necessary recording rate.


Compression Artifact impact the Technical Quality of the Asset. Customer experience is negatively impacted by degraded image, and further downstream compression can significantly exacerbate artifacts found in Mezzanine.

Severity Structure:




Minor artifact or macroblocking in normally visible portions of the image.

How to Prevent:

Check the export profile of the master asset and ensure that the proper compression levels were utilized, verify the source clips are of the best possible quality.


Re-export at proper compression levels or replace footage with higher quality footage.

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