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Per-Title Encoding

Efficiently encode video, maintaining the highest visual quality with a customized adaptive bitrate ladder.

per-title encoding


per-title encoding - Bitmovin

Simplified workflows

Automatically analyze the complexity of every file and create the ideal adaptive bitrate (ABR) ladder to maximize quality of experience for each video.

per-title encoding - Bitmovin

Improved QoE

Create higher quality video at up to 70% lower bitrates than the competition at the same resolution, making your HD and 4K content available to a wider audience.

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Reduced costs

Decrease your storage footprint and CDN egress costs by up to 80% without sacrificing quality by eliminating unnecessary variants from your ABR ladder.

Use Cases

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Efficiently handle content with varying complexity

Avoid a one-size-fits-all approach to encoding; don’t be left sacrificing quality for some of your videos and wasting data on others.

Explore new codecs and workflows

Skip the tedious benchmarking and trial and error phase that comes with adding a new codec and optimizing its settings.

The industry’s most flexible
Per-Title Encoding solution

  • Configured for both AVOD and SVOD use cases
  • Pristine premium content without breaking the bank
  • Control storage and delivery costs without impact on visual quality
  • No configuration required, available in a single request with Simple Encoding API
  • Highly customizable – configure upper and lower bitrate bounds, define ABR ladder rungs and take advantage of multi-codec support
per-title encoding - Bitmovin
per-title encoding - Bitmovin

Best-in-class ABR ladder integrity means best QoE for viewers

  • For every resolution of a given video, there is a bitrate where visual quality reaches its peak and when plotted on a graph, the points where quality is maximized form a “convex hull”.
  • Bitmovin’s Per-Title Encoding beats the competition when it comes to ABR ladder integrity, meaning fewer visual quality drops, less noticeable switches between variants and an overall better quality of experience for viewers.

Frequently asked questions

What is Per-Title Encoding?

Per-Title Encoding is a video encoding technique that customizes encoding settings for each individual video to optimize visual quality without wasting overhead data.

How does Per-Title Encoding work?

Per-Title Encoding analyzes the complexity of a video file and determines the encoding parameters needed to maintain the highest level of visual quality together with the most efficient adaptive bitrate ladder.

What are the benefits of Per-Title Encoding?

Per-Title Encoding can increase visual quality while using the same amount of data when compared to traditional encoding techniques. Per-Title Encoding can also be used to lower bitrates, providing storage and delivery cost savings, while maintaining the same visual quality as traditional encoding.

What types of content benefit most from Per-Title Encoding?

HD and higher resolution content (especially 4K and 360) and longer form content with varying complexity will benefit the most from Per-Title Encoding. For short-form content like ads or time-sensitive workflows, the added time for complexity analysis may outweigh the benefits.

Which codecs are supported with Per-Title Encoding?

Bitmovin’s Per-Title Encoding can be used with the following codecs: H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, VP9 and AV1


Choosing a Per-Title
Encoding Technology

Streaming and encoding expert Jan Ozer evaluated several Per-Title encoding technologies, providing his results and analysis in this report. Read more to learn why he chose Bitmovin as the best solution.

“What was particularly impressive was that Bitmovin performed well with all types of videos…” – Jan Ozer

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final var startEncodingRequest = new StartEncodingRequest();

final var dashManifestResource = new ManifestResource();

final var hlsManifestResource = new ManifestResource();

bitmovinApi.encoding.encodings.start(encoding.getId(), startEncodingRequest);


Simplifying encoding workflows through our innovation

Cloud Connect

Bitmovin dynamically scales worker nodes in your cloud environment on AWS, Azure or GCP. Reduce costs and use VOD encoding to satisfy your committed contracts.

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Cloud Scalability

Scale with efficiency and sustainability in mind with our cloud-native encoding service. Adapt to changing demand with no idle infrastructure and no fixed cost.

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Multi-pass Encoding

Ensure crystal-clear quality and maximize video processing efficiency through the Bitmovin VOD Encoder’s multi-pass encoding capabilities.

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Split and Stitch

Unlock the quickest asset turnaround times and unrivaled video compression efficiency with Bitmovin’s split and stitch technology, revolutionizing how companies deliver high-definition content seamlessly.

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The next generation video codec that can deliver stunning 4K video over connections that are limited to SD with older codecs.

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Purchase options

We offer a number of flexible ways to try our products, directly from Bitmovin or from one of the following marketplaces:

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per-title encoding - Bitmovin
per-title encoding - Bitmovin
per-title encoding - Bitmovin


The right partners
for every workflow

The Bitmovin VOD Encoder is integrated with trusted industry partners, providing seamless integration for Digital Rights Management (DRM) and Forensic Watermarking to Server-Side Ad Insertion and CDNs.

With this collaborative approach, Bitmovin empowers development teams to get to market faster, helping keep their content secure, maximizing ROI and streaming worldwide.

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Transforming global news delivery with lightning-fast encoding, streaming, and top-notch quality

“Bitmovin’s product suite ensures we have the agility we need to deliver high-quality streams at speed and scale to our global audience. Speed is especially important to us because news is at the heart of our business model and there’s always a story breaking at any time. Bitmovin’s VOD encoding is the fastest on the market which means we can have VOD assets ready to go in seconds. Additionally, the Bitmovin Player ensures our audience can enjoy streams in the highest-quality while Bitmovin Analytics works tirelessly in the background to pinpoint issues before they impact the viewer. Bitmovin is an invaluable technology partner and their solutions have transformed our video streaming workflows.”
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Stephan Zech Executive Director, BILD Video/TV Business
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Case study


Delivering top-quality content without compromising bandwidth with Bitmovin’s 3-pass encoding

“We are not willing to compromise the visual integrity of our content and we hold ourselves to strict perception-quality standards. Bitmovin’s renowned 3-Pass encoding exceeded our expectations and is ensuring that high perceptual quality can still be delivered while streaming at optimal bandwidth levels.”
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Lucas Stephanou Video Platform Product Owner, Globo
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Case study

Easel TV

Leveraging Bitmovin, Easel TV reduced latency by 94% and sped up content delivery by 93%

“At Easel TV, we enable our clients to easily and quickly implement and launch end-to-end streaming services. With Bitmovin’s VOD and Live Encoder, we are able to make content available in the highest quality, available 93% faster and reduce latency by 94%, which is vital for live sport streams. With Bitmovin’s extensive feature set and a clear roadmap, we can offer our clients the latest functionality while setting them up for the future. Bitmovin has become an essential and seamless part of our video workflow.”
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Bill Scott COO & Co-founder of Easel TV
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Case study


Enhancing the National Rugby Leagues video workflow to boost efficiency and resolve issues

“When working with video content from varying sources that needs to be published online (live, near-live or on-demand content), every workflow, metadata layer and media processing step adds time and complexity getting content to the audience. By combining Dalet Flex and the Bitmovin solutions we have been able to reduce complexity and issues, optimizing inefficient steps while successfully accelerating our online delivery workflows.”
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Quanah McBride Head of Digital Media Operations The National Rugby League
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