[thelist] quicktime 360 degree pictures filesize

Gregory Wostrel info at gwcreative.com
Tue Aug 5 07:34:03 CDT 2003

On Monday, August 4, 2003, at 05:41  PM, Chris W. Parker wrote:

> I'm planning to make 360 degree rotational pictures/movies* for all
> (most anyway) of the products on our site but before I do that I'd like
> to get an idea of how large the files are going to be.
> I'm thinking the average size will be approximately 200-300 x 200-300.
> That is to say, 200-300 pixels wide by 200-300 pixels tall. I'm also
> thinking 12-16 frames per picture. (Is that too few?)
> Also assuming about 20-25% compression. 100% being the ugliest picture
> and 0% being the prettiest (or most handsome if you prefer) picture.
> I did a little googling on the subject but came up dry.
> Can someone give me an idea of about how big a file like that would be?

Hi Chris,

I can't answer your file size question exactly but here is where to go 
for more information:

Basic starting point at Apple:

Tutorials Page:

QTVR Objects (which is what you are talking about - rather than 
panoramas) tutorial:

BTW, I think that QT is the way to go here. Much more mature and 
sophisticated than those other programs suggested.

Good Luck,
Gregory Wostrel

gw at gwcreative.com
Communications and the Art of Simplicity

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