And it’s truly ultimate in this case. Adobe’s encoding expert Maxim Levkov published the “Video encoding/transcoding guidelines for Apple iOS with Adobe AIR“, a very detailed 69-page white paper covering optimized video encoding for iOS. And since AIR for iOS uses the native iOS video engine, the same encoding guide applies to native and HTML5 based video.

To showcase the level of detail, here are the video specifications for the new iPad (aka iPad 3).

Time to sit back, grab a cup of coffee, and learn how to become an iOS encoding expert.

Download the Video encoding/transcoding guidelines for Apple iOS with Adobe AIR.