Newbie and Uploading Question

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    • #96789
      AvatarRandy Lawson

      First and formost I am new to this site and forum.  I am also very new to creating videos. I have taken thousands of still images over the last 7 years and have become fairly good. With that said, I have alway wanted to expand my knowledge and skills in creating more action.  I love wildlife photograph and seeing motion brings my storys a little more life.  My ideas are to create small movies 3 or 4 minute action movies of wildlife and birds and upload and share with my friends and facebook friends. This brings me to my question and please forgive me, I am sure this has been asked hundreds of times.

      Why is my uploading to Utube taking for ever.  Am I doing something wrong. I know a little where my internet speed is a large part of the upload time but I am trying to upload video with a file size of 300 to 400 MB and it has takens to 10 hrs to accomplish this.  I want to learn more and expand my knowledge and experience but if it takes that amount of time. I am not sure if I want to be that committed..

      There are any place read or watch to learn more about file sizes and uploading I would appreciate it.. Sorry for the long post.  Thanks in advance and looking forward to any and all responses.

    • #278278
      AvatarMichael Stehly

      What editing program do you use?

    • #301429
      AvatarMichael Stehly

      I use Vimeo.  The website has an explanation of the cost per month depending how large your files are.  Any files up to 500MB are free.

    • #278280

      Youtube takes forever to Upload because at the same time you upload your video, there are millions of people around the world uploading their video at the same time.

    • #278286

      Even with high speed fibre optic internet, while download is swish, upload is always slower – but that said, big files rarely take me longer than 15 mins to upload – this is entirely dependent on your internet – Vimeo and Youtube have massive bandwidth, the delays are all at the user's end.

    • #278273
      AvatarMichael Stehly

      It is very easy to email your files for viewing.

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