Ever wondered which representations YouTube is using for your video? Is it worth uploading your YouTube video with 20 Mbit/s at 1080p and 30 fps?
Find out by analyzing your YouTube videos MPD (Media Presentation Description) file, as explained in my new open source repository here: https://github.com/ChristianKreuzberger/extract-youtube-mpd
This is the result of one of my videos:
python extract.py https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTGUa4J8XKw aspen.mpd
Downloading HTML of https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTGUa4J8XKw
Extracted MPDURL from HTML:
This means my video is available at 4.1 Mbit/s at 1080p and 24 fps, 2.2 Mbit/s and 720p, 1 Mbit/s and 480p, etc... We have a paper submitted to NOSSDAV that shows a full analysis of YouTubes representations, so stay tuned for more information.