HD Videos on youtube

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    • #40359
      AvatarAnonymous
      Inactive

      I have noticed that people have uploaded up to ten minutes of hd footage on youtube…supposedly there file size is still within the 1gb maximum upload. I cannot get my hd videos to export for 1 gb or less for 10 minutes. the max I get is about 5:45 minutes at a gb of space. I use FCP and export now with 1080i60. any suggestion on a smaller file size without sacrificing quality.

    • #173348
      Avatarbirdcat
      Participant

      Try rendering MP4 using H.264 – I do that and YouTube takes it fine Also don’t forget to append “&fmt=22” to the end of the link you post to bring it up in HD (like this:

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEPzkTLjcXI&fmt=22

      ).

    • #173349
      AvatarRob
      Participant

      File>Export>Quicktime Conversion. In the dialogue box click “options” at the bottom. In the new dialogue box that appears:

      in the Video section click on “Settings:”

      Framerate: 30fps

      Key Frame Every: 15 Frames

      Compressor Quality: High

      Data rate: 3000kbits/s

      In the Video Section click on “Size:”

      Dimensions: 1280X720

      In the Sound Section click on “Settings”

      Format: AAC

      Channels: Mono

      Rate: 44.1 kHz

      Quality: Best

      Target Bit Rate: 64kbps

    • #173350
      AvatarRob
      Participant

      Bird,

      The user shouldn’t have to manually add that tag to the end of the URL. If you upload a file with the proper image dimensions, Youtube will give you the HQ/HD button.

    • #173351
      Avatarbirdcat
      Participant

      Hi Rob –

      I know that – But if you append the tag, it taks away one step from the viewer (not all viewers are too savvy about these buttons) as it brings it up in HD to begin with (also, the &fmt=18 brings it up in high quality).

    • #173352
      AvatarAnonymous
      Inactive

      my suggestion would be to read the directions

    • #173353
      AvatarEarlC
      Member

      Highly astute observation. Nice fake avatar. Where ya been the past year?

    • #173354
      AvatarAnonymous
      Inactive

      Thanks. I’ve been shooting a movie…still shooting actually.Thought I’ddrop byfor some pointers and ideas formy 12thwebsite.

      Youtubes upload directions actually change…That’s why I suggested the obvious. Sometimes, if the directions have been previously read,they getupdated…thenoverlooked.

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