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No matter what stage you’re at in production, you’ll always be deciding which codecs and compression rates to use during import and export. Today, we’re going to look at the necessity of certain types of compression rates in different scenarios, and give you a few practical tips to help you get a deeper understanding of how codecs interact with your VFX footage.