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Compression Artifacting 


"Compression Artifacting" is the adverse effect of image degradation where the image complexity exceeds the necessary bit rate/depth.


Compression Artifacting impacts the Technical Quality of the Asset. Member experience is negatively impacted by a poor quality image and any further downstream compression will only enhance any artifacts already existing in the mezzanine.

Severity Structure:




Enhanced digital activity or macro blocking in portions of or across entire image.

How to Prevent:

Verify the source clips are of the best possible quality.

Check the export profile of the master asset and ensure that the proper compression levels were utilized. 


Re-export using proper compression levels or replace with higher quality footage requiring less compression.

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