Does the bandwidth available reduce when someone views a video?

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Hi,
I am using my screencast account to share some educational videos with students. As i am still in the trial process, i am using the free version of screencast. I would like to know if the bandwidth allotted to me will reduce when the students view the videos? Also, can someone advice me on ways to optimize and conserve bandwidth?
Thanks
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Any ideas on how to conserve bandwidth as these videos are mostly lectures or tutorials which are a bit long :/
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Reducing the number of recorded frames per second along with a smaller recorded screen resolution can be the most beneficial.
A relatively static image can be recorded at 10 or 15 fps because high frame rates are only needed for smooth motion. 24 fps was the Hollywood standard for decades and is still popular today. Some call 24fps the Cinematic look. 30 fps is more common.
I'm into full HD video and that is not bandwidth friendly at all. So I don't know many tricks to accomplish what you are after.
Feedback on your question will probably be pretty good from others.

 
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This is interesting as I've had a ScreenCast.com account for years. I've never had an issue or seen any messages until this week, when I received a warning that I was nearing the bandwidth limit. It seemed a bit odd and humorous, because most of what I do there is for viewing here in the forums. ;)

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