Be aware though that the space a video will take up varies from each recording because video quality may vary slightly. Also each recording may contain more information, for example compare a recording of a black screen will take up less space than a recording of a sports event.
- Digital video applied with standard DV/DVCPRO compression takes up about 250 megabytes per minute or 13.7 gigabytes per hour
- HDTV = 12Mbps (5.4GB/hr) - 18Mbps (8.1GB/hr)
- SDTV = 4.4Mbps (2.0GB/hr) - 6.7Mbps (3.0GB/hr)
- DVD = 3.5Mbps (1.6GB/hr) - 6.0Mbps (2.7GB/hr)
- MP3 = 128kbps (57.6MB/hr) - 256kbps (115.2MB/hr)