Video quality elements in SlingStudio

Here’s a quick summary of how video quality elements are handled in SlingStudio.

Are you curious about how SlingStudio handles various video quality elements? Here's a rundown:

Source Variable

How Handled in SlingStudio


1080p or 720p only

Scan (I/P)

Progressive only. Interlaced content is converted to progressive at the input level

Frame Rate (frames per second)

30 fps or 60 fps

Compression Scheme

H.264 for video and AAC for audio

Allocated Bits

1.5 MB/sec (720p30) to 30 MB/sec (1080p60)

Color Depth

8 bits per pixel

Color Space


Dynamic Range

SDR Only