50 Intermediate Codecs compared

One of most often linked pages in video editing tutorials is Compare 50 Intermediate Codecs. This page compares bitrates of several industry standard intermediate codecs: DPX, Cineform, DNxHD, DNxHR, ProRes.

Intermediate codecs are used during editing video. Their advantage over highly compressed codecs like VP9 or H265 is very fast decompression at cost of much larger files.