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May 26, 2009 at 12:57 PM #40359AnonymousInactive
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.
May 26, 2009 at 1:32 PM #173348birdcatParticipant
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:
May 26, 2009 at 1:34 PM #173349RobParticipant
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:”
Key Frame Every: 15 Frames
Compressor Quality: High
Data rate: 3000kbits/s
In the Video Section click on “Size:”
In the Sound Section click on “Settings”
Rate: 44.1 kHz
Target Bit Rate: 64kbps
May 26, 2009 at 1:36 PM #173350RobParticipant
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.
May 26, 2009 at 1:38 PM #173351birdcatParticipant
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).
May 26, 2009 at 1:39 PM #173352AnonymousInactive
my suggestion would be to read the directions
May 26, 2009 at 4:45 PM #173353EarlCMember
Highly astute observation. Nice fake avatar. Where ya been the past year?
May 28, 2009 at 10:59 AM #173354AnonymousInactive
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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