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I got a question about encoding timelapse footage.
Usually I render my edited timelapse film with adobe premiere pro to an h.264 encode format in 4K res. Resolution and everything is great on my the PC, but uploading it to YouTube or Vimeo makes the quality very very bad due to the compression.
I have seen great and sharp quality timelapse videos on youtube and vimeo, but I have no idea how they get that result… Some kind of encoding program may be the solution?
I am working on a windows machine so compressor 4 is not an option.
Can anybody help me with getting nice and clear footage on youtube?
Hope to hear from you!
Digging around the net, we found that more than one YouTube users are troubled by the issue- how to upload a 4K video to YouTube. To solve the troubles for the users, here we'd like to figure out the tricks and such. There are two basic issues we need to resolve: divide 4K files into shorter 15 min sections( YouTube has a 15 min limit in usual.); convert 4K video to a compatible file type .mov, .mpeg4, .avi, .3gp for YouTube. Another important, adjust the video bitrate, frame rate for your 4K video before putting to YouTube.