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Common uncompressed video bitrates

Nice simple table of bitrates in megabytes per second for common video formats.

Rates in megabytes per second are calculated using (width * height * framerate * bitdepth) / (8 * 1000000) = megabytes per second
Highlights are <100 <200 <400 <600 <1000 >1000
Width Height Aspect Ratio Frame Rate YUV 4:2:2 8bit/16bpp YUV 4:2:2 10bit/24bpp YUV 4:2:2 16bit/32bpp RGB 4:4:4 8bit/24bpp RGB 4:4:4 16bit/48bpp RGB 4:4:4 32bit/96bpp
SD 576i/25 720 576 4:3 / 16:9 25 (50i) 21 31 41 31 62 124
SD 480i/30 720 480 4:3 / 16:9 30 (60i) 21 31 41 31 62 124
HD 720p/24 1280 720 16:9 24 44 66 88 66 133 265
HD 1080p/24 1920 1080 16:9 24 100 149 199 149 299 597
HD 1080p/25 1920 1080 16:9 25 104 156 207 156 311 622
HD 1080i/30 1920 1080 16:9 30 (60i) 124 187 249 187 373 746
Academy 2K 1828 1332 1.37:1 24 117 175 234 175 351 701
Digital Cinema 2K 2048 858 2.39:1 24 84 127 169 127 253 506
Digital Cinema 2K 1998 1080 1.85:1 24 104 155 207 155 311 621
Digital Cinema 4K 4096 1714 2.39:1 24 337 505 674 505 1011 2022
HD 2160p/24 3840 2160 16:9 24 398 597 796 597 1194 2389
Digital Cinema 4K 3996 2160 1.85:1 24 414 621 829 621 1243 2486
Academy 4K 3656 2664 1.37:1 24 468 701 935 701 1403 2805
Full Aperture 4K 4096 3112 1.32:1 24 612 918 1224 918 1836 3671
IMAX Digital 5616 4096 1.37:1 24 1104 1656 2208 1656 3312 6625
HD 4320p/24 7680 4320 16:9 24 1593 2389 3185 2389 4778 9555
Red Epic 617 28000 9334 3:1 24 12545 18817 25090 18817 37635 75269

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Hello. I don’t know if i can make you a question. I find this table finding some information about the uncompressed HDMI video output for the Canon C100. Very simple and very well done. But, in YUV 10 bits is an error? You put 24 bpp and i calculate 20 bpp. Sorry, i am learning this process and it is possible that i was wrong. If is 24 bpp then i don’t understand the form of calculate the bitdepth….

Sorry if this question is a nuisance for you and congratulations for the blog

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